Colors of Rome - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Many tourists may find the habits of local residents quite unusual. Thus, when gallant and polite Italians gather in the crowd, they can create a real "crush". You may be surprised, but such behavior is not considered rude. Local residents are accustomed to huge crowds in public transport and shopping centers, so they simply try to free their way in all possible ways. Many local residents actively use body language during a conversation, but among the representatives of elite such gestures are considered a sign of bad manners.
The Eternal City has attracted the attention of millions of people for more than 2000 years. It is still one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. Rome is the essence of … Open
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Fontana di TreviFrom the series “The most spectacular fountains in the world”
Check on the map: Distance from Rome center - 0 km.The size of the fountain is also impressive. Its width is 20 meters, and the height - 26 meters. The fountain became the real 'celebrity', on its background several episodes of many well-known films were shot. The construction of the unique fountain, adorned with baroque sculptures, was begun in 1732 and lasted for 30 years. The author of the project was the world-famous architect Nicola Salvi. The fountain became part of the Palazzo Poli architectural complex. … Read further
ColosseumFrom the series “Ancient amphitheaters and arenas, that are still operational”
Check on the map: Distance from Rome center - 1 km.For many years the amphitheater has been used for the most spectacular and sometimes incredibly violent events. Here spent the last minutes of their life criminals sentenced to death. The amphitheater was used for gladiatorial fights, and later for public execution of the first followers of the Christian faith. For almost 2000 years the Colosseum remains the unchanging symbol of Rome. In 2007 it was recognized as one of the Seven New Wonders of the World. … Read further
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Rome. Learn the best periods to visit Rome to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Rome.