Rome is the capital of Italy, the huge multinational city whose history is almost three thousand years old. His architecture and works of art had a huge impact on world culture.
The ruins of the ancient Forum and the Coliseum demonstrate the former greatness of the Roman Empire. The Vatican, the residence of the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church, enjoys great popularity among tourists thanks to St. Peter’s Cathedral and numerous museums. Among them – the Sistine Chapel, where you can see the famous fresco by Michelangelo.
Metro (Metropolitana di Roma it.)
Buses and coaches
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport in Fiumicino (Aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci di Fiumicino it.)
Rome-Ciampino International Airport (Aeroporto di Roma-Ciampino it.)
Rome City Airport (Aeroporto di Roma-Urbe it.)
“Grand ring” (Grande Raccordo Anulare or GRA it.) Ring motorway around Rome (68223 km, motorway A90)
Area: 1 285 km²
Foundation date: April 21, 753 BC
Population: 2.868 million (2014) United Nations Organization