5 Top Locations in Rome for an Unforgettable Marriage Proposal
When it comes to love and romance, Rome is unrivaled. With its millennia of history, picturesque alleyways, and dreamy sunsets, the Eternal City offers the most enchanting backdrops for a moment as significant as a marriage proposal. If you are planning to pop the question in this magical city, here are the 5 most ideal locations, ranging from the most intimate to the most iconic.
1. The Orange Garden (Giardino degli Aranci): An Intimate and Enchanted Atmosphere
In the heart of the Aventine district, the Orange Garden is a peaceful oasis offering one of the most spectacular views of Rome. Its tranquil setting, surrounded by orange trees and hidden pathways, is the perfect spot for an intimate and romantic proposal.
2. Ponte Sant’Angelo: A Historical Backdrop
Ponte Sant’Angelo, with its unparalleled view of Castel Sant’Angelo and St. Peter’s Basilica, is a place rich in history and charm. A proposal here, especially at sunset, is a picture-perfect moment, ideal for being captured in a photo.
3. The Pincio Terrace: Breathtaking Panorama
Located above Piazza del Popolo, the Pincio Terrace offers one of the most spectacular panoramas of the city. With a view that encompasses everything from St. Peter’s to the Roman hills, a proposal here will be surrounded by a dreamlike landscape.
Close to the Pincian Hill, the Terrazza del Belvedere offers an astounding backdrop, especially enchanting when it rains. The rain creates magical reflections, adding a unique and romantic atmosphere that is perfect for a memorable proposal.
4. The Trevi Fountain: A Timeless Classic
The Trevi Fountain, with its majestic architecture and crystal-clear waters, is one of Rome’s most well-known and beloved symbols. A proposal in front of this Baroque masterpiece, under the gentle light illuminating the sculptures, creates a moment of pure magic. Moreover, according to tradition, throwing a coin over your left shoulder with your right hand while standing with your back to the fountain ensures a return to Rome: a romantic gesture that can symbolize the promise of a future together.
Two Coins for Love: The lovers’ tradition at the Trevi Fountain involves throwing two coins: one to ensure a return to Rome, and the second to wish for love or a successful marriage. This romantic custom is a popular part of Rome’s allure, attracting couples seeking to celebrate and hope for their future together.
5. The Colosseum: Rome’s Icon
Lastly, for those who desire a truly epic proposal, the Colosseum remains an unbeatable choice. This symbol of Rome, witness to millennia of history, makes every moment spent in its presence a memorable event.
Choosing the right location is just the first step toward a perfect proposal. We can help you capture the essence of these magical moments, giving you memories that will last a lifetime.
Contact us to plan your photography session in Rome, and make your marriage proposal a truly unforgettable experience.
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Hello! I’m Maria and I’m a professional Photographer since 2016. I have been working several years with people from all around the world.
I’ve been shooting for years since I was a little boy. Some years ago I decided to do it as my main job and the dream came true! Even if I was born in Naples, I’m totally in love with Rome. I’ve been living here for 12 years now… That’s why this beautiful city has become my new ‘home sweet home’. I love walking around this magical city and with my pictures you will have eternal memories about your precious Italian days ❤️
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Each place is different and unique and it can be the perfect backdrop for your photo shoot. Discover the beautiful places of Rome and get inspired
The steps that lead from Piazza di Spagna square to the French monastery church Trinita dei Mont is the best spot to get extraordinary photographs
Colosseum and Roman Forums
The Colosseum or Coliseum also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre in the centre of Rome elected New Seven Wonders of the World
The Trevi Fountain designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.
Castel Sant’Angelo is connected with the other side of the Tiber by the Ponte Sant’ Angelo one of the principal ancient Roman bridges. Bernini’s bridge with ten angels spanning its length across the Tevere.
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