Caput Mundi and Eternal City are just some of the names of the capital of Italy. Over the course of three millennia of history, Rome has become one of the major European capitals by extension of the territory, together with its rich countryside.
Crossed by the rivers Tiber and Aniene, it is not only the cradle of Roman civilization but it is also the heart of Catholic Christianity as it houses the Vatican City inside. This peculiarity makes it the only city in the world to host a foreign state. Capital of two states, therefore, Rome has grown and developed under the sign of exceptionalism. Famous worldwide is its symbol, the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater in the Roman world, recognized in 2007, unique in Europe, as one of the seven wonders of the modern world.
Another emblem of the city is the Cupolone, the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, which dominates the city. Rome has also been indicated among the Italian cities “worthy of the national Risorgimento”, for the highly patriotic actions of which it was the scene, as well as decorated for military value for the war of liberation, for the sacrifices suffered by its population. In 2018 it entered the top 10 of the greenest cities in the world according to the Green Cities Index, first in Italy and seventh ever, with 166.47 square meters of green per capita among historic villas, urban parks and reserves.
Rome is a beauty to discover and an unforgettable city. Let yourself be surprised by the magic and folklore of this beautiful city.