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Rome At a Glance:

  • Founded by ancient farmers on Palatino hill (one of the famous seven hills on which Rome was built) Italy's capital city today covers an area of 150 square kilometers and is home to almost 4 million people.

  • Additionally, Rome is visited annually by millions of tourists a year who are drawn to some of the world's most famous tourist attractions. They include - among others - The Colosseum, The Vatican & Sistine Chapel, Trevi Fountain, The Spanish Steps, and the Pantheon (the latter one of Rome's best preserved ancient monuments.)

  • Although steeped in centuries of history, Rome is a modern world center for finance, fashion, food and art, with a metropolitan flair and a bustling nightlife.

  • International airports : Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci Airport) and Rome Ciampino.

  • Train station: Stazione Termini

  • Metro : Intersecting at Stazione Termini, the A (orange) line and B (blue) line cover most of the city's major attractions.

  • Bus: Linea Urbana orange local and green express buses traverse the entire city.

  • Taxi : Official metered taxis are white and best found at taxi stands (with call boxes) in most neighborhoods throughout the city.

  • Emergencies -- Dial 113 for police, fire or ambulance.


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