Eyewitness Rome
Eyewitness Rome



A living museum of crumbling amphitheatres and splendid palaces, Rome has ancient sights around every corner. This is a city that delicately balances the old and new, where street art rears its head near Roman pyramids, vespas whiz past centuries-old triumphal columns and the aperitivo tradition is guarded with full force at hip pavement cafés.

  • A fully-illustrated top experiences guide: Rome’s must-sees and hidden gems
  • Accessible itineraries to make the most out of each and every day
  • Expert advice: honest recommendations for getting around safely, when to visit each sight, what to do before you visit, and how to save time and money
  • Color-coded chapters to every part of Rome, from the Capitol to Trastevere, Campo de’ Fiori to the Vatican
  • Practical tips: the best places to eat, drink, shop and stay
  • Detailed maps and walks to help you navigate the region country easily and confidently 
  • Covers: Capitol, Forum and Palatine, Piazza della Rotonda, Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna and Villa Borghese, Campo de’ Fiori,Quirinal and Monti, Esquiline, Lateran, Caracalla, Aventine, Trastevere, Janiculum, Vatican, Via Veneto, Beyond the Centre.

Updated edition Sep 2023