Rome is the capital city of Italy. It is a magnificent city due to the abundance of its great monuments and pieces of art. Rome is one of the largest tourism and pilgrimage center in the world. The city is located about midway of the north/south latitudes and east/west longitudes of the country.
The history of Rome is a magnificent piece of art in itself. In ancient times, climate, fertility, geography, and culture created a mix for settlers to come all over Italy to be part of the growing Roman Empire.
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The Colosseum, Spanish Steps, Roman Forum, catacombs, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican, and much more! See the full list of things to see and attractions in Rome.
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There is so much to see in Rome that planning a multiple-day trip to the city is absolutely preferred. If not, then be prepared to run all the time to visit the most popular tourist spots. Even then, it is almost impossible to see the main tourist attractions, visit the Vatican and "get the feel" of Rome all in one day. You can also take a look at our collection of classic Rome maps to help you out.