Rome Travel Guide

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Rome Travel Guide

For more than two and a half thousand years people have occupied a site in central Italy known as Rome. A few things have happened there; the Roman Empire, the Renaissance, you know, nothing that important. A major centre of literacy and art; Rome has been credited as the birthplace of Baroque and Neoclassicism, as well as one of the pillars of a little known movement called western civilisation.

Now the 14th most visited city in the world, Rome is easily the most popular destination in Italy, with seven to ten million visitors a year to its UNESCO listed city centre. Archaeological sites and wonders from centuries of innovation are apparent all through the city, making it a wonderful place to wander and dream of another time. We were there for four nights to dig through the brochures and hawkers, to search for excitement in an ancient city that has become blasé to tourism.

We arrived via the Amalfi Coast (see Amalfi Coast blog) and Naples using bus and train services between cities. From San Lazzaro (Amalfi Coast) we caught a one hour bus for €1.80 each to Castellammare Di Stabia, where we got a €2.60 train to Naples (45 mins). From Naples we paid €9 each for a ride to Rome on a bus with Flixbus, which took 2h 45mins. Total journey from Amalfi Coast cost €13.40 and took six hours including waiting time. From the Amalfi Coast this is the way to do it unless you are happy to pay for a train. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Rome Travel Guide
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Colosseum   St. Peter’s Basilica   Vatican Museum   Franco e Cristina   Betto e Mary   Mama’s Burger & Sandwich   Cacio e Pepe   Hop Corner   Roman Forum   Pantheon   Trevi Fountain   Spanish Steps   Arch of Constantine   Castel Sant’angelo   Villa Borghese Gardens  
Author: Kane Power
Read it on author's website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/rome/

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