Rome, or Roma, is more than just the modern day city of Rome which is the capital of Italy. Indeed Rome is a modern European city with a population of more than 2.8 million residents, and the seat of the Italian government. However, the historical city of Rome, founded more than 2500 years ago and once the capital (Caput Mundi) of the Roman Empire which is considered to be the cradle of western civilization. Later on, after the middle ages.
Rome was one of the most important centers of the Italian renaissance. Famous architects and artists, such as Michelangelo, Raphael and Bernini flourished and worked in Rome and their legacy can be seen in many of Rome's famous landmarks.
Rome is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Some 7 to 10 Million tourists visit Rome every year. Tourists come to visit its historical monuments such as the Colosseum (Coliseum) and The Imperial Forum, its historical and contemporary art museums, and its beautiful Villas and colorful markets, as well as enjoy great food, wine and coffee such as the famous Pizza in Rome.
Rome's entire historic center is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. With a bustling night life and a delightful cuisine it is an ideal destination for the life loving tourist.
Weather in Rome
The weather in Rome is gnerally pleasan throughout the year, and there is no bad time to visit the city. The city experiences all seasons including hot dry summers, spring, wet chilly winters and autumn. The period between spring and autumn is considered the best season in Rome’s weather calendar. This is the peak seasons for the hotels in Rome. The seasons occur in July and August, when most Rome’s residents camp at the coastal beaches and fill the coastal hotels.Summer season is the time for parties and festivals in Rome. This is the season when people visit Rome to eat, drink and socialize. It is the time when people visit Rome to have good times. The life is always bright and exciting, and you only need to pack the lightest of clothing. Thus in case you want to enjoy the sparkling summer times in Rome, then visit the city in July and August.
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