Rome, Latium

3,000 years of art history, architecture and culture

Rome, the capital of Italy

A first-hand experience of living history

Everybody’s familiar with the legend surrounding the birth of Rome, the countless sights stemming from the times of the Roman Empire, the magnificent sacred sites established throughout all epochs of Christianity... no matter how often you visit the Italian metropole, there are always new discoveries to be made, new impressions to be gathered and inspiration to be found.
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Impressions

In the footsteps of Roman emperors and Catholic popes

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Tips and info for your stay in Rome

Attractions

as far as the eye can see!

In and around Rome. Evidence of a thousand-year-old cultural history. Something new to be discovered even on your 100th visit. To start, there are Rome’s landmarks: the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Palatine Hill, the Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, the Circus Maximus, the Piazza Spagna, the Catacombs of Rome, the Vatican, the Pantheon, Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere and the Church of the Gesù. The list goes on and on! If you are planning a trip to Rome, don’t forget to look into admission costs and round tours ahead of time and book the tickets in advance to skip the queues.

Fancy a shopping trip to Rome?

Always!

Rome is considered a bastion for exclusive fashion and lifestyle! The most famous shopping district is the ‘Tridente’, where three streets converge near the Piazza di Spagna, showcasing famous jewellery shops and studios as well as exclusive boutiques by well-known designers. The Galleria Colonna and Via del Corso as well as Prati near St. Peter’s Basilica have something to suit every taste as some of the most famous shopping centres with stores. Vintage lovers will find what they are looking for in Via del Boschetto in Rione Monti as well as in the vintage market.

La cucina romana:

traditionally down-to-earth and beautifully Mediterranean

Rome is rich in restaurants. From simple trattorias to posh restaurants, gourmets can find everything their hearts desire. The same goes in Rome as it does across Italy: copy the locals if want to savour true Italian cuisine. Roman classics that you absolutely must try include carbonara, spaghetti cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper), fried rice balls filled with cheese, oxtail ragout, fiori di zucca (courgette flowers fried in batter, filled with cheese and anchovies), filetti di baccalà, Saltimbocca alla Romana (veal escalope with ham and sage).

Calendar of events:

brimming with activities to suit all tastes

Open-air concerts, opera performances, markets, theatre, art exhibitions, church events... you’ll never be bored in Rome! Notable events include ‘Natale di Roma’, a multi-day event that takes place in the surroundings of Circus Maximums and which celebrates Rome’s birthday, or Open House Rome in over 300 old palazzi, Appia Day on which the famous Via Appia hosts numerous events with free admission, and the Roma Summer Fest which features open-air concerts in the evenings in Parco della Musica. Tip: it’s worth getting your tickets in advance!

Useful information

for your stay in Rome

Skip long waiting times and queues by purchasing tickets ahead of time. It’s best to leave the car behind in Rome and use public transport. Three metro lines, buses, trams and city trains guarantee a fast connection between individual attractions. Further interesting and useful information is available at www.turismoroma.it. 

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