Rome travel guide

ROME TRAVEL

YOUR TRAVEL GUIDE TO ROME
SEPTIEMBRE 22
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Rome Travel Guide

Rome Travel Guide - Travel to Rome

Rome one of the most beautiful and historical cities around the world, the capital of Italy and the most populated and largest city in Italy, is located in the central-western part of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.

The Colosseum The city is full of culture, religion and history. Rome has been the seat of the Papacy since the 1st century AD and it became the capital of the Papal States in the 8th century, which made of the country mainly Roman Catholic, the city is for centuries, the base of the ancient Roman Religion.
Surrounded by many monuments, palaces, basilicas, piazzas, churches, aqueducts, fountains and old Houses, The whole historic centre was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Rome shows the different styles of Architecture used during years, classifying the big variety into three periods Ancient Architecture, Medieval Architecture, Renaissance and Baroque architecture, Neoclassicism, Fascist architecture.

What to see

The most important symbols of its Architecture are: the Colosseum (70–80 AD), the amphitheatre, the Pantheon, the Catacombs, the Circus Maximus, the Mausoleum of Augustus, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Arch of Constantine, the Pyramid of Cestius, and the Bocca della Verità, Santa Maria Maggiore, Torre delle Milizie, the Torre dei Conti, St. Peter's Basilica, the Piazza del Campidoglio by Michelangelo, the Palazzo del Quirinale (now seat of the President of the Italian Republic), the Palazzo Venezia, the Palazzo Farnese, Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna, Campo de' Fiori, Piazza Venezia, Piazza Farnese, Piazza della Rotonda and Piazza della Minerva, the Fontana di Trevi by Nicola Salvi, the Palazzo Madama, and many others.

Besides of its incredible architecture and Art, Rome is also considered one of the fashion capitals and a cosmopolitan city not as important as Milan, but it has stores of the most renowned brands such as Bulgari, Fendi, Chanel, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani and Versace.

Weather

The city has a Mediterranean weather, in other words, the eternal city has a temperate weather with hot summers, Of course, in spring and autumn, the temperature low in some grades, but not is so hard. These last weather stations, spring and autumn, are the rainiest station all year in November and April. Otherwise, the summer is hot humid and dry while winter is rainy and mild but with sudden temperature changes, a distinctive characteristic of Roma weather.

Italian Cuisine

The city has more than pasta, wine and pizza. Here, there is not necessary to search for restaurants. Restaurants are everyplace! You will discover small and cheap but nice trattorie, osterie and ristoranti. Tariffs for Rome restaurants, even in the heart of the city, are moderate and the quality remains of a fair standard. Many agreeable places are located in the Centro Storico, along Via Cavour and around Stazione Termini. Alike, you can eat cheaply in the Borgo district around the Vatican.

Top Attractions

Vatican City

Vatican City

The Vatican City is the most little country around world. The city is located inside of Roma province in Italy.
The Colosseum

The Colosseum

All construction period of the roman colosseum, lasted 12 years, since 70 until 80 A.C, and was inaugurated by Domiciano Flavio.
Pantheon

Pantheon

This temple, principally was built as a temple to all the gods of Ancient, and reconstructed circa 125 AD during Hadrian's reign.

Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona

The large square features no less than three magnificent fountains. Another eyecatcher is the baroque church of Sant'Agnese in Agone.
Basilica of St. Clement

Basilica of St. Clement

The church enjoys of a wonderful interior, but it is peculiarly notable for its three historical layers.
Venice

Venice

Venice is one of Italy's top travel cities and a wonderful, romantic destination with many attractions.

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