Rome Italy Vacation In Rome, Flights, Lodging, Sightseeing
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Rome is the capital of Italy and its most populous city at 2,8 million people. Rome was founded in 800 BC first as a kingdom and then as a republic. In the first century BC, Rome became the Roman Empire and ruled through conquest, a vast area of Europe and the Mediterranean.
The Roman Empire located on the Tiber River lasted until the middle of the fifth century AD when its power weakened and it finally split into an Eastern an a Western Empire.
The Romans built many imposing buildings including the Colosseum, 70-80 AD and the Arch of Constantine which stand today. Remnants of the classic Roman Empire are preserved in various states of repair and the city is like a great outdoor museum.
After a period of depopulation and subjugation by various invaders including Germanic tribes and Byzantine rulers, Rome saw a resurgence of the building of monumental structures during the Renaissance. In the latter 15th century Papal leaders rebuilt St Peter's Basilica, many ornate churches, religious buildings and the Piazza Navona.
Rome ruled central Italy from 800 BC as a kingdom and then became a republic in the first century BC.
Rome later came under the rule of emperors and ruled a vast area of Europe and the Mediterranean until the middle of the fifth century through conquest and the exacting of tribute
Rome Photos by Rain Rodolph
August temperatures can reach the mid eighties while the average low Romes June July and and January will be in the low 40s
Ancient Roman buildings of note: The Pantheon, Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus, Trajan's Market, the catacombs, the moseleum of Augustus, and Trajan's Column.
During the Renaissance patrons built showy public squares including Michelangelo's Piazza del Campidoglio. Also built during this time were the Trevi Fountain, Campo de Fiori, and the Piazza Navona.
Air: Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport also known as Fiumicino Airport is southwest of Rome on the coast
Central Italy on the Tiber River inland from the west coast of the Mediterranean Sea
A Rome Italy Vacation will include Flights, Lodging, Rental car, and Sightseeing. Rome offers much to see in its architecture, parks, plazas and museums, some of Rome's buildings date to the 3rd century BC.