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.
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.)
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.
airports : Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci Airport)
and Rome Ciampino.
station: Stazione Termini
: Intersecting at Stazione Termini, the A (orange)
line and B (blue) line cover most of the city's
Linea Urbana orange local and green express buses
traverse the entire city.
: Official metered taxis are white and best found
at taxi stands (with call boxes) in most neighborhoods
throughout the city.
-- Dial 113 for police, fire or ambulance.
maps & practical travel info -> Florence
see in Getting Around Italy -> Italy
by Car | Italy