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It's almost impossible to list the many reasons to visit Rome. With its over 2,500 years of history, the capital of Italy holds an historic and artistic heritage of inestimable value, unique in the world: ruins from the ancient Roman Empire, hundreds of Christian basilicas, Renaissance and Baroque buildings and churches, plenty of museums, splendid villas (immersed in beautiful parks), masterpieces of art made bythe greatest artists of all times.
Also called "The Eternal City" since ancient times, Rome is one of the most important tourist destinations of the world. Walking the picturesque streets of the historic centre, the narrow alleys and magnificent squares you might have the feeling of travelingback in time, as you admire monuments and sceneries from different historical period, harmoniously mixed at every corner. Every sights of Rome will leave you speechless: from the Spanish Steps to Navona Square and world famous attractions like the Colosseum and Roman Forum, to the masterpieces exhibited at the Vatican Museums.
But aside for the enormity of its archeological and art treasures, Rome is also a great place to visit anytime of the year for the charm of its ancient traditions. Despite being a vast metropolis, most districts of Rome still exudes a fascinating atmosphere of the past, with characteristic craft stores, artist workshops, and trattorias that offer the taste of typical dishes from the regional traditions... Let's not forget that Rome is the home of the "pasta alla carbonara", authentic icon of the Italian cuisine! But Rome is also the city of elegant shopping streets, fashion boutiques with the best of the Made in Italy, luxury hotels and high-level restaurants.
Rome is not just the ideal destination for any kind of traveler... Rome is a dream, with countless things to discover and to eXPerience with all five senses.If is true that "all roads lead to Rome" there would be no excuse for you for not visiting this universally desirable cityand its glorious attractions.