Rome Travel Guide

City Travel Guide of ROME

Rome is the capital city and an exceptional section of Italy. Rome likewise fills in as the capital of the Lazio area. It is the fourth most crowded city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the main section of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a populace of over 4 million occupants, accordingly making it the most crowded metropolitan city in Italy. The Vatican City which is regarded as the smallest nation on the planet is a free nation inside the confines of Rome, the main existing case of a nation inside a city. Hence Rome has been frequently detailed as a capital with two states; Italy and the Vatican.

Rome’s history has existed for as long as 28 centuries. While Roman myths and legends date the city to 753 BC, the site is believed to have existed longer than that and has made it one of the oldest cities in Europe. The city’s initial populace started from a blend of Latins, Etruscans, and Sabines. In the end, the city progressively turned into the capital of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, and is viewed by numerous individuals as the principal ever Imperial City.

Some other key details are laid out in the pointe below:

Layout and Location

Rome is the biggest city in Italy, both in size and population. With over two million inhabitants in 496.1 sq mi, it is likewise the nation’s most populated location. Rome is situated in the focal western bit of the Italian Peninsula, inside Lazio on the Tiber River. The city is authoritatively separated into 19 areas with the notable while existing only as of the tourist center encompassed by city dividers but the old city covers just about 4% of the present Rome. The Tevere River slices through the center of the city, discharging into the Mediterranean Sea. The layout and location of the city are quite vast as an ancient city but can be toured easily.

Where to Stay in Rome

It is highly recommended that as a tourist you meander around the limited roads and get a genuine Rome experience. Aside from this, proper accommodation is required especially with good offers and ratings. A number of them include Santi Quattro al Colosseo, Imperial rooms, Maximus, Royal house, Restart Accommodations village and a few more but the most preferred based on facilities are Hotel Fori Imperiali Cavalieri which is 3-star and Grand Hotel Palatino with good dining halls as well. They are at a rate of less than $100 per night depending on the star rating.

Where to eat in Rome

Concerning feeding, the hotels’ restaurants and dining offers are perfect with both international and local dishes but some other restaurants include; Aroma, Ristoro Della Salute, Divin Ostilia, Hostaria al Gladiatore, and Taverna Dei Quaranta. Book your hotel near The Roman Colosseum Rome to visit this World’s largest Amphitheater.

Things to do in Rome

The activities in Rome are diverse but most importantly you must visit the museums, Roman Catacombs Borghese Gallery, streets of Rome and finally the Colosseum. The colosseum has intriguing characteristics as you could get an elevated view of imperial Rome from that site but will require special reservations with a special ticket fee. You can also visit the underground of the Colosseum where gladiators or animals wait before released for the fights or engagements. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the World’s largest Amphitheater. Read more about The Roman Colosseum Rome.

Best time to visit

September and early October are good times of year to visit Rome. It’s still fairly pleasant out in the city then, with sunny and mild weather. But it’s nowhere near as hot as it would be in July or August. in Rome

Interesting facts about Rome

  1. You can find beauty in Rome almost everywhere. (unlike Paris for example)
  2. Its history is so incredibly rich and varied that it boggles the mind
  3. Take just one example (of hundreds) The Palazzo della Cancelleria. It is a Renaissance palace built-in 1489. However, it is built on top of the Basilica of Saint Domaso sometime in the 5th century.
  4. However, this basilica was built on top of an ancient temple honoring the pagan God Mithra.
  5. One could devote a lifetime to studying just this palazzo. Here is a video I made of this palazzo.
  6. Rome has been voted as a UNESCO preferred city as well as a World Heritage Site.
  7. Rome was the host city for the Summer Olympics held in 1960. 
  8. The city has the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) just as the central station of numerous worldwide business organizations
  9. Rome is additionally the seat of a few particular offices of the United Nations, for example, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Food Program (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  10. It was first called The Eternal City by a Roman poet Tibullus in the first century BC, and the articulation was likewise taken up by Ovid, Virgil, and Livy. Rome is additionally called “Caput Mundi” which means Capital of The World.
  11. Rome’s EUR business region is the home of numerous organizations associated with the oil business, the pharmaceutical business, and economic administrations.

What’s next

In a nutshell, we can say that Rome has all it takes to fascinate the visitors along with its vast history. One can get to experience a great history of European culture and traditions dating back to the Roman Times. The next place is to visit Paris but Rome is beautiful, especially for historical and archaeological research.