Rome is the capital of Italy and the largest city of the country. Is a locality close to the sea, to some 20 km. The river Tiber the cross. Has a population of 3.578.000 inhabitants.
It situated to the same side of Milan, constitutes the cultural, economic center and politician of Italy. Besides, the historic importance that possesses is indisputable. Thus we find cultural treasures of every time and cultures: tombs of Etruscans, Theater, Forum Roman, plazas of the Middle Ages, Renaissance palaces and baroque buildings. Is a matter of a city of wide streets, full of bustle, of people and of vitality. Is a complete locality. In this way, to part of cultural visits, we can taste a typical coffee capuccino, so good and authentic as in no another place of the world.
As for the time, this is accustomed to be very favorable. And the fact is that in Rome we will enjoy a pleasant Mediterranean climate. The temperatures are smooth and hot, above all from June to September. The months in which the heat presses more are July and August. The average temperature in summer goes of the 25º to the 35º C. On the contrary, rains enough in autumn, above all in November. In winter it is cold, but not too much. In this way, the average temperature at this time of year is situated among the 5º and the 15º C.
With respect to the transportation, there are many and diverse you form of displacement in Rome. The city counts on different buses, trolleys and meter. This last is comprised of three lines: To, B, C. Great part of the lines of buses they finish their traveled through in Termini. With a bill of Metrobus, we will be able to agree so much to the buses as to the meter. With regard to the car, this is not perhaps the best middle to be displaced. And the fact is that to conduct a car by the city is task easy nothing, due to questions of traffic and parking. Thus, although the locality have three ring roads, various bottlenecks are given and retentions. Another form to mobilize us, well simple and economic, is that of walking. A foolishness can seem, but the truth is that it will go us of wonder to contemplate Rome thoroughly, without itself no detail escape us. A way to do the same thing, but of different form is to be displaced in bicycle. To part to practice sport, this option also permits us the possibility to contemplate well the city and to take advantage of thus the visit.
Many and various are the attractions that has Rome. We will begin for one of the most interesting places, the popular Theater. In this zone the visitor can be surprised due to the great number of archaeological places: Theater, Roman Forum and Domus Aurea. The contemplation of all it has the power to cause to travel by the tunnel of the time, to the most exciting days of the Roman Empire. The Theater was built in the year 72 to.C by order of the emperor Vespasian. In those times was the most important amphitheater of Rome. Thus, the emperor and the wealthiest inhabitants organized you fight mortal among gladiators. Besides they were carried out also you fight of wild animals. As for the Forum, this was the center of the public life of the city. At present we make out the ruins of different temples and buildings. Of these they emphasize the Arch of Septimio Severe, the temples of Saturn, Beaver and Pollux. We find besides, the temple of Caesar, as well as a reconstruction of the Curia, raised in the place in which was situated the Camera of the Roman Senate.
Very near the hill of the Palatine we will find the popular one Domus Aurea. This name can be translated like golden house. It was a great assembly of palaces and gardens built by Nero. The rooms were decorated with mural paintings, through which they were inspired, later, the artists of the Renaissance. At present conserves its charm. In the same street of the Imperial Forums we will find also the old Forum of Traiano and Caesar, as well as the precious Plaza Venice.
On the other hand, a monument that us we cannot lose of Rome, is the Pantheon. The temple was built during the epoch of Augustus (27 to.C) by Gets the flu, in honor of the God. It was set on fire in the year 80 and has been restored diverse times. Has a pronaos with 16 monolithic columns. An old door gives access to a cell to circulate, cover by a dome lowered by its central opening, which goes back to the epoch of Adrián. This construction has been of great influence in the western architecture of the Renaissance to the Neoclassicism. It was consecrated to the Christian worship in the year 609. We find here the graves of Rafael, Víctor Manuel II and Humberto I.
Another of the unforgettable places of the city is the famous Source of Trevi. This was designed by Nicola Salvador and was finished in 1762. It has a central figure that is Neptune, which is flanked by two newts. One of them it tries to tame a vehement horse of sea, while the other conducts a well docile animal, in this manner the artist manages to communicate the contrasts of the state of the sea. On this point we can carry out the traditional ritual to launch a currency inside the source. They as say, it guarantees the return from one to the city.
The Field of Fiori is another of the wonders of Rome. In this magnificent zone we can visit the precious Field of Flowers, as well as to approach the mini-market. This “campo” was converted, from the century XVI in the center of the locality and in an indisputable place of encounter. The plaza is full of pubs, restaurants and coffees. In the same area we will find the Plaza Campidoglio, that was designed by Miguel Angel, where they are situated the museums of the Capitoline. We enjoy, on this point, of two good views: the Field of Fiori and the Campidoglio. At present, in the Campidoglio the local authority of the administration of the city is situated.
In the Plaza Navona, with its precious sources and the river Tevere, we observe beautiful buildings that belong to the epoch of the Renaissance. The noticeable are: the Palazzo Altemps and the Palazzo Braschi. Of museums, the main are two. On the one hand is the Museum Borghese, in the ground floor of which different sculptures of the Old one they are found Greece and the Old one Rome. Also here are the earliest pieces of Bernini. On the other hand, the Gallery Doria Pamphili shows the most beautiful works of the Renaissance belonging to authors as important as: Raphael, Filippo Lippi, Caravaggio and Titian.
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