Rome was built on seven hills, in the middle of Italy peninsula. Rome, which is the capital of Italy, has historically a great importance. It is located between the Tiber and Aniane rivers and is the capital of the Lazio region. For the reason that the independent state Vatican is also here, it is also called as the capital of two states. The city that was shown as the world's greatest city during the Roman Empire is now one of the most crowded cities in the world with a population of 2.7 million.
Owing to the fact that it was the capital city of many civilizations and has a history of 2800 years, it is home to the antique structures. Rome is known as the place where the understanding of the modern state, principles of law are born. In the country which Italian is spoken, there are many places to visit. Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world by tourists. It is not possible to cram everywhere in a short vacation schedule in Rome. Therefore, it is recommended that those who are limited in terms of time make a good plan.
Amor which is mirror writing of Rome which we recognize as the city of romanticism, means love. For this reason it is known as 'the City of Love'. For the reason that the climate of Rome is like the climate of the West Mediterranean Region, summer is hot and dry, winters are rainy. Generally, its owning a temperate climate, allows tourists to visit every season.
Tiber (Tevere), about 400 kilometers long, divide Rome into two, coming from north. A large part of the city is on the eastern bank of the river. The two sides are joined together with numerous bridges. The western part of the city, which is divided into two as old and new, is called as the old city. The reason for this is that most of the historical monuments are located in this region. The eastern region of the city is also the new city that is full of developing modern structures. The city has regular connections to the other cities of Italy, as well as to Europe, by rail and air. At the same time, the inner city transportation has also improved.
The Roman cuisine is quite rich. There are many restaurants and cafés in the city that exhibit the finest examples of the world famous Italian cuisine. Italian cuisine's pastas are famous. Of course one of the most famous foods of the country cuisine is pizzas. The most famous desserts in the country are Tiramisu, Panna Cotta and Gelato, which is a Roman ice cream. Also in city, night life is very developed and the number of entertainment places is quite high. Cinemas, theaters are open for ten months except two months of the summer. In addition, in Rome the film industryhas also grown considerably. Cinecitta which is established and developed around the city, is regarded as one of the most famous cinema centers of Europe, even of the world.