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Worldwide Embassy and Consulate Office in Rome

Embassy and Consulate Office in Rome Note: Here we have included Embassy offices only in Rome. Other City Offices we have not listed. Find your Country office alphabetically from left to right. Embassy of Afghanistan in Rome, Italy Via Nomentana 120 00161 Rome (RM), Italy Phone: (00) (39) (06) 8611009 Fax: (00) (39) (06) 86322939 Web Site: afghanistanembassyitaly.com Email...

Restaurants In Rome

Restaurants In Rome, Italy The Azienda di Promozione Turistica di Roma (Tourist Board of Rome) supports the initiative patronized by ARSIAL (Regional Agency for the Development and Innovation of Agriculture in Lazio) and FIPE (Italian Federation of Public Concerns) aiming In the promotion of traditional Roman cuisine. Eating in Rome Usually, one only orders a cappuccino with breakfast. Although you...

Geography - Map, Altimetrical zones of Region, Mountain, Hill, Plain Land, Islands, Lakes, Rivers, Climate..

Italy map Italy is a mountainous country, with the Alps as the northern boundary and the Apennine Mountains forming the backbone of the peninsula, but in between the two lies a large plain in the valley of the Po, the largest river in Italy, which flows 652 km (405 mi) eastward from the Cottian Alps to the Adriatic. Worldwide-known mountains in Italy are Matterhorn (Cervino), Monte Rosa...

Rome Summer Festival - A Hundred Days of Performance, Concerts and Cultural Events

Rome Summer Festival - Concerts and Cultural Events, Roman Summer Festival is a hundred days of performance, concerts, and cultural events involving the whole city, and stretches from the centre to the suburbs. The event encompasses theatre, music, performance, cinema and art. as well as the discovery of places and stimuli. The festival is an annual summer ritual in Rome. It is becoming increasingly important in the city's...

Via Sannio Market (Mercato di Via Sannio)

Via Sannio Market (Mercato di Via Sannio) This market is kind of every-day "Porta Portese", specialized mostly in clothes. It was born after the WWII on Piazza Dante where the clothes send from USA as the help were distributed to Romans. Later the market moved in this street. It became permanent and grew bigger. Snuggled up along a stretch of the ancient Aurelian Wall off Via Sannio are the covered stalls of the...

Mondofitness Outdoor Fitness Center In The Park at Tor di Quinto

But the “Roman Summer” is not only culture. It is also for fitness. Rome's popular outdoor keep fit center Mondofitness is in the park at Tor di Quinto. A 1,000 square-meter open-air center with weights, cardio machines, spinning, classes in aerobics, pilates, dance, martial arts, an aqua gym, roller boarding, a basketball court for three-on-three games, a climbing wall, a...

Bi-Annual Rome Jazz Festival at Auditorium Parco della Musica

Bi-Annual Rome Jazz Festival at Auditorium Parco della Musica, General Information One of the most popular musical events of Rome's autumn season, the "Rome Jazz Festival". The Rome Jazz Festival, now in its 34th year, has always focused on developing a central theme around which to design artistic choices. This has allowed us to conduct a true journey through jazz over the years, not only from a historical and musical point of view but also from a social...

Rome Tourist Board

Rome Tourist Board, Italy The Azienda di Promozione Turistica di Roma (Rome Tourist Board) welcomes tourists by assisting them in case of inconveniences and inefficiencies and providing them with various brochures. Rome Tourist Information Points (PITs) Tourist Information Points (PITs) / Punto Informativo Turistico are welcome centre kiosks for tourists visiting the city, Italian and foreign alike....

Rome agencies offering guided excursions

Rome agencies offering guided excursions, Italy Many different agencies offer guided excursions to the major tourist sight of the city, occasionally including lunch or dinner at selected restaurants. Tours normally depart at around 9am, 3pm, and 8pm (contact the agencies to arrange pick-up service at your hotel) and are offered in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, and Japanese. Prices for tours within the city...

Plan Your Trip to Rome In 48 Hours

Plan Your Trip to Rome In 48 Hours, Italy Everybody arrives in Rome with a wealth of knowledge, images and stories accumulated in the course of a lifetime. Anybody is able to mention, maybe with a slight effort, its most famous monuments and the protagonists of its history. This is perhaps the key to the charm of a city that seems to invite every visitor to feel part of its complex reality and its millennial history....

Renaissance Rome

Renaissance Rome, Italy During the Middle Ages, the city of Rome was abandoned due to the transfer of the papal court to Avignon, in France. The absence of the pope thus caused an economic crisis that forced the population to abandon the city. This, reduced to poverty, soon became a mass of ruins where herds of sheep and cattle grazed. But after 1418, the year when Pope Martin V re-established the...

Rome Traffic Restrictions

Rome Traffic Restrictions, Italy Tourists in Rome and other Italian cities need to know that the cities have restricted driving zones to reduce traffic congestion. If you drive there without a permit you will be fined as much as 99 euros ($136). If your hotel lies within such a zone and you need to drive there to park or unload luggage, you are exempt from the fine but need to ask the hotel to send your...