Top 7 reasons Why Travel To Rome?
The eternal city
Rome (in Italian: Roma) – the capital of Italy, was established 28 centuries ago.
On 21 April 2020 the city will be 2773 years old.
The population of Rome is more than 4 million people.
The Flag of Rome. The Flag of Italy.
City of Seven Hills
Rome is also called as the City of Seven Hills because it was built on the 7 hills: Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline, Caelian, Aventine, Palatine. The Palatine Hill is traditionally regarded as the birthplace of the Italian capital.
Historic Centre of Rome
The whole Historic Centre of Rome was designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Mausoleum of Augustus, the Pantheon, the Mausoleum of Hadrian, the Coliseum, the Spanish Steps, St. Peter’s Square, Navona Square, Trajan’s Column, the Column of Marcus Aurelius, Palatine Hill.
The Spanish Steps
The Spanish Steps were built in 1723-1725 by an architect Francesco de Sanctis. The stairway consists of 135 steps.
Attention: According to the Rome new Municipal Rules sitting and eating on the Spanish Steps is now subject to a fine of about $450 (400 euros).
The Colosseum or Coliseum was built in 70 A.D. The estimated age of it, also known as Flavian Amphitheatre, is about 2000 years. It was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles. Nowadays, Colosseus attracts more than 6 million visitors early.
The Trevi Fountain
The Trevi Fountain was designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and finished by Giuseppe Pannini in 1762. According to the legend, coin tossed into Trevi Fountain will ensure a soon return to Rome. More than €1.5 million is thrown into fountain each year.
Attention: According to the Municipal latest Rules, baths in the fountains are forbidden.
Films about rome
“Roman Holiday” (1953) – Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in the leading roles.
“Gladiator” (2000) – Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix in the leading roles.
“Michelangelo” Infinito (2017) – Enrico Lo Verso, Ivano Marescotti in the leading roles.