Rome City Info

Facts About Rome

Rome is the capital of Italy and one of the oldest and most spectacular cities in the world. In ancient times, Rome was also the center of one of the world's greatest empires and the cradle of a great civilization. 

Roman Transport

If you want to enjoy the beauty of Rome on your own, here are important details of the transport system in Rome, tips about types and cost of tickets and how you can save money and time when traveling around the city.

Climate in Rome

Rome is known for its Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. In summer rains are extremely rare, but still can occasionally happen. In winter, you have rainy days, but sunny days are normally prevalent. 

Districts of Rome

Rome covers quite a large area which is divided into 22 districts. Each one is varied due to the time of construction and its atmosphere, each has its long and unique history.

Phone Cards and Internet

When staying in Rome, you always have a choice - to buy a  local phone card or use free Internet in your hotel. If you buy a phone card, you have the opportunity to use it again. 

Roman History

According to legends, the city of Rome was founded in 753 BC by Romulus - one of the royal twin brothers. He was saved as an infant and nurtured by a she-wolf, now a symbol of Rome.