Cities of Italy: Rome
Rome – the capital of Italy and the Lazio region (Lazio, Latium) – is located almost in the center of the western part of the Apennine Peninsula, close to the place of failure of the Tiber River to the Tyrrhenian Sea.
- Statue of Mark Aureliya on Capitol Square
- Ruins on the forum
- View of Tiber and Bridge Pons Cestius
- View of St.Peter
- Bridge Sant Angelo
According to legends, the eternal city was founded on April 21, 753 g.to N. NS. Brothers Ram and Romulov, although in reality His story goes deep in centuries much further. After many centuries, greatness and prosperity, when Rome was the capital of a huge empire, to the V century. NS. The city practically lost its influence and only in the XIX century, after the unification of Italy, again became the capital. Now it is one of the largest cities in Europe, the Political and Economic Center not only Italy, but also the EU. However, all of his glory holds on the amazing history of this city, and this city is suspended in thousands of literary works and artwork.
- Coliseum. Looking from farnsian gardens
- Kvirinal Palace – the official residence of President Italy
- Capitol Wolf – one of the symbols of the city
Hotels in Rome
The number of hotels in Rome is just incredible – almost 6 thousand! And all of them can be booked on Travel.Ru. Special chic is considered to stay in Rome in a 5-star hotel. 4-star Roman hotels are not greatly inferior in the service, but more accessible by price. Small hotels and apartments at affordable prices in the Italian capital are a lot, but in high season they are also recommended to booke in advance.
Tourist map in Rome
Tourist map Roma Pass (www.Romapass.IT) provides benefits when visiting cultural monuments of the Italian capital and when using travel services. There are two varieties of the card: a period of 48 hours and 72 hours.
The 72-hour map costs 36 euros gives the right to enter the first two museums or archaeological zones on the choice of a tourist, as well as to the National Academy of San Luke, Museum of the Roman Republic and Garibaldi, Museum of Bilotti at Villa Borghese, Museum of Canonika, Fortress Wall Museum (Museo Delle Mura), Museum of Napoleon and Villa Massenaire. The map also provides a discount when visiting the remaining museums (starting from the third, with the exception of the Vatican). The card gives the right to free travel on city transport in Rome for three days (with the exception of traveling airport – downtown).
Map for a period of action 48 hours is 28 euros and gives the right to enter the first museum or an archaeological zone on the choice of tourist. The remaining conditions are similar to the first card.
You can buy Roma Pass at the airport, at train station, in museums, kiosks and in the sale points of AtaC travel tickets.