From the verses of Shakespearean novels, Rome has become an immortal fascination, for not only the lovers of literature but also for the travellers. Although there has been a lot of change, since the time when the manuscript had been penned yet a Roman holiday will surely be thrilling and blissful experience.
Rome is the capital of Italy. This place is also named to be a joint capital to the Lazio Region. Rome is the third largest city of Italy.
Lazio Region : This is a region that comes under the 20 administrative regions of Italy. This region is located in the central peninsular section of the country. This place is home to the wider economy of this country. It is therefore trusted with the honour of being the second largest economy of the entire nation.
The Vatican City.
This independent country has its geographical location within the boundaries of this Italian capital city of Rome. This is perhaps the only existing country defined within a city.
The global city
Rome has been honoured with the status of being a global city. A global city is usually known for its vast contribution in the global economic system.
Rome is one of the most popular tourists attractions, not only of Italy, but of the entire world. It has its popularity not only among the European countries, but also globally.
Rome has a historic centre enlisted among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city is home to headquarters of a number of international business companies and a number of international banks. It has a business district that holds a number of business platforms in itself. This city also takes pride in an important fashion portal. It has several international brand showrooms demonstrating their prize winning costumes as well.
The Roman people enjoy a Mediterranean climatic condition; which means that the summer in this city are warm and dry while the winters are cool and humid.
There are several ways of getting into Rome. There are the airways, the water ways and the land ways for transportation purposes. Rome is centrally located in Italy , hence it forms the centre of the radial network prevailing in the city.
Places to visit when in Rome..
Here’s a list of the places that are of tourist attraction and cannot be missed while on a trip to this beautiful place:
- Roman Forum
- Trevi Fountain
- Spanish Steps
- Peter’s Basilca
- Piazza Navona
- Vatican Museums
- Sistine Chapel
- Galleria Borghese
- Castel Sant’Angelo
- Palatine Hill
- Villa Borghese gardens
- Campo de’Fiori
- Capitoline Hill
- Basilica di santa Maria Maggiore
- Archbasilica of St. John Lateran
- Aventine Hill
- National Roman Museum
- Piazza Venezia
- Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi
- Palazzo dei Conservatori
- Altare della Patria
- Santa Maria in Trastevere
and yet some more places are to be added to the wish list.