Welcome to Roma

Let us guide you through the Eternal City

Image of the Colosseum
The Colosseum
Image of Piazza di Spagna
Spanish Steps
Image of St. Peter's Basilica
The Vatican
Image of the Pantheon
The Pantheon
Image of Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona
Image of the Trevi Foutain
Trevi Fountain

Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the homonymous province and of the region of Lazio. With 2.7 million residents in 1,285.3 km2, it is also the country's largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. The urban area of Rome extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 3.8 million. Rome is the only city in the world to contain in its interior a whole state; the enclave of Vatican City.

Interesting Facts

  1. Rome was the first modern city to reach a population of 1 million by 50 BC.
  2. Rome's mascot is a she-wolf that cared for the brothers Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome.
  3. Rome has two major football teams, AS Roma and SS Lazio. These two rival teams share the same stadium, Stadio Olimpico.
  4. Vatican is the world's smallest state and ruled by the Bishop of Rome, the Pope.
  5. Rome's first university, La Sapienza (est. A.D. 1303), is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world.
  6. According to the City of Rome, nearly 700,000 euros worth of coins gets tossed into the Trevi Fountain each year.
  7. Rome has a museum dedicated entirely to pasta.
  8. St Peter's basilica inside the Vatican city is the largest church ever constructed.
  9. The Colosseum of Rome is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  10. The Vatican museum is the largest museum complex in the world as it consists of over 1000 museums and galleries.
  11. There are 280 fountains in Rome.

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