This city with rich history and traditions attracts lots of people for more than 2000 years and is still one of the most romantic and marvelous cities in the world. Rome is a concentrated dolce vita: posh shop stores of Italian designers, delicious ice-creams, foamy cappuccino and exclusive wines – all this turns Rome into a paradise, isn't it?
But with what should I start? Is it actually possible to retell shortly the history of Rome? I'm unlikely to do it in a few words. In any case, I can't but mention the most important date - April 21, 753 BC. It's the day, when Rome was founded by Romulus, who, by the way, killed his brother – Remus. Time passed and the city turned into the powerful imperia. Rome reached its fullest flower during the rule of Imperator Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD). Like the ancient Rome, the modern city is located on the seven hills: the Aventine Hill, the Caelian Hill, the Palatine Hill, the Capitoline Hill, the Esquiline Hill, the Quirinal Hill and the Viminal Hill. The central areas and the most famous sights are situated at Campo Marzio. The Trastevere, located at the bank of the Tiber, and the Monti can also boast of world fame. Another place you should visit is the Pigneto, the quarter with the reputation of the most Roman.
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