The Eternal City, with its almost three thousand years of history, bears witness to the genius, the tenacity, and the versatility of a people and a civilization. History and culture, monuments and curiosities, art and tradition. Thanks to a series of recommended itineraries, the reader will be able to explore even hidden corners of the city, taking advantage of the practical information provided. From Piazza di Spagna to the heights of the Palatino, the expert authors guide readers through this vibrantly historical city, offering all the tools needed for planning a trip to this fascinating capital. Starting with an introduction to the history and the culture of Rome, the book explores each and every district of the city, covering every corner in detail. The sites described include the Coliseum, the Arco di Costantino, the Foro Imperiale, the Foro Romano, the Trevi fountain, and the sublime ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums. Moreover, the guide presents six detailed guided walks through one of the most charming districts of the city.
Updated edition Feb 2020