Rome
Rome

“Night doesn't fall in Rome; it rises from the city's heart, from the gloomy little alleys and courtyards where the sun never gets much more than a brief look-in, and then, like the mist from the Tiber, it creeps over the rooftops and spreads up into the hills.” Caroline Llewellyn

Attracting over ten million visitors each year, Rome, the capita...

“Night doesn't fall in Rome; it rises from the city's heart, from the gloomy little alleys and courtyards where the sun never gets much more than a brief look-in, and then, like the mist from the Tiber, it creeps over the rooftops and spreads up into the hills.” Caroline Llewellyn

Attracting over ten million visitors each year, Rome, the capital of Italy, is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world due to its archaeological and artistic treasures. Being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its monuments, museums, historical buildings, churches, palaces, such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, the Musei Capitolini, the Galleria Borghese, the Catacombs, the monuments and ruins of the Roman Forum alone attract millions of tourists.

As one of the oldest cities in Europe having a history of over two thousand years, the city is often called “The Eternal City”, one of the birthplaces of Western civilization, the centre of Italian Renaissance along with Florence, and the birthplace of Baroque style. The most famous masterpieces include works by world-renowned artists, such as Bramante, Michelangelo, Raphael and Bernini, such as the St Peter’s Basilica, the Raphael Rooms, the Sistine Chapel, and St Peter’s Square, and other famous churches, mosaics, frescoes and paintings. Rome is also famous for having the Vatican City as an independent country within its city boundaries, and being one of the world's main centres of archeological research.

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