The capital of modern Italy, the city of Rome, is one of the most ancient European cities. According to legend, he owes his education to the brothers Romulus and Remus, who were fed by a wild she-wolf. After this, Romulus founded this city and became its first emperor.
Features of modern Rome
Currently, about two million eight hundred thousand people live in Rome, which is almost 4 times less than in Moscow. The weather in the Italian capital is often sunny, and it rains quite rarely.
They communicate in many other languages besides Italian. French and English are spoken in almost all travel companies, hotels and restaurants in this country. They are familiar with German, first of all, in resort areas located on the lakes and the north of the Adriatic. The Russian language is well-known by souvenir dealers in the shops of Rome itself, in the Colosseum and in some other places.
Tours in Rome
To explore the city, you can take a sightseeing tour on a sightseeing bus, which in Rome runs a large number. At any of the stops, you can purchase a subscription for a city tour, which will operate throughout the day. Due to the fact that Rome is located on seven hills, you should be prepared for the fact that you have to walk a lot to see all the sights.
After visiting the pearl of Rome - the Vatican, you can get an indescribable experience. Going to St. Peter's Church, you can enjoy beautiful organ music, after climbing up to the very dome of the cathedral.
In addition, you must definitely visit the Coliseum, see the Pantheon, visit the Borghese Gallery, in which flowering almonds grow. At night, you can admire the beauty of the Trevi fountains with backlight. These famous places can be visited within 2-3 days.