Rome

Rome

ROME strikes imagination of all travellers going into its earth. Its innumerable sights testify to a stately past of the small town: The Colosseum, a forum and a beautiful Palatinsky hillock, early Christian basilicas, baroque fountains and the churches defining a type of the city centre. Is here and big concrete palaces of the fascist period, and work of modern architecture, as, for example, Renzo Pyano’s masterpiece – Auditorium. Rome leads stormy chaotic life, its streets are filled with cars, tourists, locals and students.

The centre of Rome truly shares on some areas. On east river bank Tiber the historical centre (centro storico) of the small town which from the East limits Via del Corso, and from the North and the South – the river was stretched. To the East from Via del Corso, around Piazza di Spagna and Via Nazionale boundaries, the main shopping streets of Rome, and to the South from Via del Corso – sights of an ancient era, the Roman forum and Palatin are placed. On the west bank of Tiber there is a city-state Vatican with St. Peter’s cathedral, and is sensitive to the south – Trastevera where night life is concentrated

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