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Rome Destination Guide

Explore Rome in Italy! Rome in the region of Latium with it's 2,563,241 habitants is a town in Italy and is the capital of this country.

Considering the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Trieste, Tor di Quinto, Teramo, San Paolo, Rome or Vatican. When in this area, you might want to check out Parione, Regola, San Eustacio, saint angelo, Campitelli and Centro Storico as well. Map of the area of Rome in Italy

Local Time

Local time in Rome is now 06:40 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Rome" with an UTC offset of 2 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 6°C / 42 °F
Evening 23°C / 74 °F
Night 10°C / 51 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
21°C / 69 °F Sky is clear

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 16°C (60 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)

Video Collection

Rome Italy: Enjoying the Passeggiata

Rick meets one of his tour guides, Francesca, for Rome's ritual evening stroll the passeggiata on a walk that laces together its top after-dark hotspots. After the sun sets, the city

38:59 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: August 28, 2013 by Rick Steves Europe

Rick Steves' Rome: Eternally Engaging

In this hour-long travel special, we explore the "Eternal City" of Rome, a grand and ancient metropolis rich with exquisite art, vibrant culture, and centuries of history. We trace the rise

40:01 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: May 14, 2014 by Rick Steves Europe


Rome: Baroque Brilliance

This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We'll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathtaking Bernini statues, ponder sunbeams

51:26 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: April 01, 2014 by Rick Steves Europe

Rome trip GoPro edit

4 beautiful days in Rome

45:26 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: April 16, 2014 by Szabolcs Deak


Happy - from Rome

Mercati romani, metropolitane, ponti, strade e marciapiedi, San Pietro ed il Colosseo, turisti e zingari, coatti e pariolini, romanacci e stranieracci, felicità e caciara. In collaborazione

44:14 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: March 12, 2014 by Gabriele Camelo

Rome Italy: A Restaurant Respite

More info about travel to Rome: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/rome Try one of my favorite restaurants in Rome: Ristorante il Gabriello for a peaceful and local-feeling respite from

51:52 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: July 10, 2013 by Rick Steves Europe


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Rome during the next days, weeks and months.

21
Oct
2017

Corso Total Make Up Artist 190 Ore

Starts: 11:30 am (11:30)
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Escape Workshop / Roma - Come Progettare Il Tuo Piano Di Fuga Dall'ufficio

Starts: 12:00 pm (12:00)
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OPEN DAY WORKSHOP CSOT SCUOLA DI OSTEOPATIA TRADIZIONALE

Starts: 12:00 pm (12:00)
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Decima Giornata Per Le Associazioni Di Terra Santa

Starts: 12:30 pm (12:30)
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GRAN GALA DEI GIOVANI TALENTI - I PREMI DI ECCELLENZA PROPATRIA

Starts: 05:00 pm (17:00)
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SOUL FUSION 2

Starts: 07:00 pm (19:00)
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Viva Vivaldi: The Four Seasons In Piazza Navona

Starts: 07:00 pm (19:00)
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Viva Vivaldi: The Four Seasons In Piazza Navona

Starts: 07:00 pm (19:00)
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Viva Vivaldi: The Four Seasons In Piazza Navona With Dinner

Starts: 07:00 pm (19:00)
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The Three Tenors: Napul’è Opera Arias And Ballet In Domus Romana

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
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Interesting facts about this location

Altare della Patria

The Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) also known as the Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II (National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II) or "Il Vittoriano" is a monument built in honour of Victor Emmanuel, the first king of a unified Italy, located in Rome, Italy. It occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Rome, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Terminating vistas, National symbols of Italy, Museums in Rome, Monuments and memorials in Italy, History museums in Italy, Buildings and structures in Rome, Altars
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Arch of Septimius Severus

The white marble Arch of Septimius Severus (Italian: Arco di Settimio Severo) at the northwest end of the Roman Forum is a triumphal arch dedicated in AD 203 to commemorate the Parthian victories of Emperor Septimius Severus and his two sons, Caracalla and Geta, in the two campaigns against the Parthians of 194/195 and 197-199. After the death of Septimius Severus, his sons Caracalla and Geta were initially joint emperors.

Tags: Triumphal arches in the Roman Forum, Severan dynasty, 3rd-century architecture
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Capitoline Hill

The Capitoline Hill, between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the seven hills of Rome. It was the citadel of the earliest Romans. By the 16th century, Capitolinus had become Capitolino in Italian, with the alternative Campidoglio stemming from Capitolium. The English word capitol derives from Capitoline.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Rome, Seven hills of Rome, Piazzas in Rome, Buildings and structures completed in 1546
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Cordonata

Cordonata (Italian noun, from cordone, meaning "lineal architectonic element which emphasizes a limit") is a sloping road composed of transversal stripes ("cordoni"), which are made with stone or bricks. It has a form almost similar to a flight of steps, but allows the transit of horses and donkeys.

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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Curia Hostilia

The Curia Hostilia was one of the original senate houses or 'curia' of the Roman Republic. It is believed to have begun as a temple where the warring tribes laid down their arms during the reign of Romulus (r. c. 771–717 BC). During the early monarchy, the temple was used by senators acting as council to the king. Tullus Hostilius (r. 673–641 BC) is believed to have replaced the original structure after fire destroyed the converted temple.

Tags: Roman Forum, Churches in Rome, Ancient Rome, 6th-century BC architecture, 1st-century BC architecture
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius is an ancient Roman statue in the Campidoglio, Rome, Italy. It is made of bronze and stands 4.24 m tall. Although the emperor is mounted, it exhibits many similarities to standing statues of Augustus. The original is on display in the Capitoline Museums, with the one now standing in the open air of the Piazza del Campidoglio being a replica made in 1981 when the original was taken down for restoration.

Tags: Outdoor sculptures in Italy, Marcus Aurelius, Hellenistic and Roman bronzes, Equestrian statues, Capitoline Museums collection, 2nd-century Roman sculptures
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Gemonian stairs

The Gemonian Stairs were a flight of steps located in the ancient city of Rome. Nicknamed the Stairs of Mourning, the stairs are infamous in Roman history as a place of execution.

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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Mamertine Prison

The Mamertine Prison (Italian Carcere Mamertino), in antiquity the Tullianum, was a prison (carcer) located in the Comitium in ancient Rome. It was located on the northeastern slope of the Capitoline Hill, facing the Curia and the imperial fora of Nerva, Vespasian, and Augustus. Located between it and the Tabularium (record house) was a flight of stairs leading to the Arx of the Capitoline known as the Gemonian stairs. The church of San Giuseppe dei Falegnami now stands above the Mamertine.

Tags: Topography of ancient Rome, Roman law, Defunct prisons in Italy, Ancient city of Rome
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Tabularium

The Tabularium was the official records office of ancient Rome, and also housed the offices of many city officials. Situated within the Roman Forum, it was on the front slope of the Capitoline Hill, below the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, to the southeast of the Arx and Tarpeian Rock. Within the building were the remains of the temple of Veiovis. In front of it were the Temples of Vespasian & Concord, as well as the Rostra and the rest of the forum.

Tags: Roman Forum, Official document archives, Ancient Roman buildings and structures in Rome, 1st-century architecture, 1st-century BC architecture
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Trajan's Column

Trajan's Column is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It was probably constructed under the supervision of the architect Apollodorus of Damascus at the order of the Roman Senate. It is located in Trajan's Forum, built near the Quirinal Hill, north of the Roman Forum.

Tags: Trajan, Roman victory columns, Roman Dacia, Monumental columns in Rome, Military art, Dacia in art, Buildings and structures completed in the 2nd century, Ancient Roman architecture, 2nd-century Roman sculptures
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Coordinates: 41.89, 12.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.