Rome Travel Guide

Simplyrome.org
30th of July 2014

Do all roads really lead to Rome? This is just one of the many quotations about this famous city that you may have already heard – and the answer is a resounding yes!

Also dubbed as the “Eternal City“, Italy’s capital is famous for being a romantic paradise, a charming city chock full of history, an artists’ haven, the world’s center of religion and much more.

Discover the city

Rome is a sprawling city which is like a decadent cake with many delicious layers. No matter which cultural or historical attraction it is that you are looking for, there are a lot of options to choose from.

Sample the local drinks and cuisine.

Every bar, café, piazza and pasticceria offers an abundance of drinks and cuisines that you can sample. For example, the La Villeta dal 1940 is one of the best restaurants in the city which is already considered to be a Roman institution. This family-run business offers basic ingredients which combine to create mouthwatering flavors.

Participate in the annual events.

Film buffs would have a blast viewing high quality films which are showcased during the Rome Film Festival, carried out every October. Another annual event to look forward to is spending New Year’s Eve in La Festa di San Silvestro, at the Piazza del Popolo.

Rome is a sprawling city which is like a decadent cake with many delicious layers. No matter which cultural or historical attraction it is that you are looking for, there are a lot of options to choose from.

Here are just a few parts of Rome waiting to be discovered: Ancient Rome, Medieval Rome, Christian Rome and Renaissance Rome.

Discover the city

Now, your visit to the Eternal City will never be complete without basking in the sight of famous attractions like the Palatine Hill, Raphael’s Tomb at the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Castel Sant’Angelo, the Trevi Fountain or the Roman Forum Ruins.


When going on a tour of the Colesseum, for example, you will get a glimpse of what the heart of ancient Rome is all about. When you visit here, you will also get to see the Forum and the Capitoline Museum. Another sight to behold is the Castel Sant’Angelo which started way back in 123 A.D. as a tomb for Emperor Hadrian.

The one thing that you should not forget when visiting these places are comfortable walking shoes! Whether it is your first or nth time to visit Rome, you will never lack in interesting things to do.

Take a look at the following list on how you can have a taste of the sweet life, La Dolce Vita:

1. Sample the local drinks and cuisine.

Every bar, café, piazza and pasticceria offers an abundance of drinks and cuisines that you can sample.

For example, the La Villeta dal 1940 is one of the best restaurants in the city which is already considered to be a Roman institution. This family-run business offers basic ingredients which combine to create rich, mouthwatering flavors.

2. Experience what the nightlife has to offer.
No tourist’s visit to Rome will ever be complete without experiencing the delights that the city has to offer during the night.

How about letting jazz music soothe your senses at the Alexanderplatz, one of Rome’s most popular jazz clubs? Those who want to dance the night away can visit Alien. Or, you can simply hang out at the Caruso Café de Oriente.

3. Participate in the annual events.


Film buffs would have a blast viewing high quality films which are showcased during the Rome Film Festival, carried out every October.

Another annual event to look forward to is spending New Year’s Eve in La Festa di San Silvestro, at the Piazza del Popolo.

At the end of the day, there are about 1,001 things that both the locals and tourists can get to enjoy when in Rome, a history-laden city with many historical sites and cultural attractions to behold.

Feel at home on your visit to the eternal city by choosing a holiday apartment rental from Oh-Rome.com. With a wide selection of apartments in all areas of the Italian capital you’ll be able to truly relax and enjoy everything that Rome has to offer. Whether you’re travelling as a couple, in a family or as a group we’re sure to have an ideal apartment ready and waiting for you.


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