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Preparing for Rome: Tips & Hints

1. Travelers are advised to make sightseeing on foot because amazing and unforgettable attractions are located here right at every step.
2. Those tourists, who want to make a trip to Vatican, should pick up clothes really carefully. No short skirts, dresses with deep neckline and shorts are available.
3. It is recommended to leave tips in local restaurants and cafes. The usual amount of tips is approximately 10% of the total bill.
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4. A big break for lunch, which usually lasts from 13:00 to 16:00, is common for local residents. At this time of a day are closed the majority of shops and public institutions.

5. You will not succeed in catching taxis with a flick of hand on any street. In order to get a taxi, you will need to look for a special stop, where taxi drivers have the right to stay.
6. The city is very convenient to travel by subway. Special coupons for travel can be purchased at newsstands or in special kiosks that are located near each station.

7. A phrase book will not be a spare item during your rest in Rome. Not all sellers in shops and locals speak foreign languages.
8. A big part of shops and shopping centers close no earlier than at 19:00; the majority of shops are open usually from 9:00 am. On weekends stores can work till late in the evening.
9. The public transport has a system of discounts. Such groups of passengers as children, students and people of retirement age are eligible for price reductions. In order to get the discount you should prepare all necessary documents that confirm the status in advance.
10. Those tourists, who decide to make a trip to the catacombs of St. Callista, are recommended to bring warm clothes with them. The temperature in the caves never exceeds 15 degrees by Celsius and walk through them lasts more than an hour.
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Perugia - 133.7 km
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