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Whether you want to wander through the ruins of the Roman Forum, gaze up at the spectacular ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, or taste the world-famous food at the bustling markets of Campo de’ Flori, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Rome has to offer.
An eternal city fusing ancient wonders with a busy modern metropolis, Rome brings history to life like nowhere else. Grab an espresso and immerse yourself in the exuberant street life, navigating cobbled alleyways and popular piazzas. Or, for a more relaxing retreat, stroll through the leafy expanses of Villa Borghese and unwind with a wine on a pavement café.
Our annually updated guide brings Rome to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our trademark illustrations.
– our pick of Rome’s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
– the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
– detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy
– easy-to-follow itineraries
– expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe
– color-coded chapters to every part of Rome, from the Vatican to Caracalla, Trastevere to Esquiline
– our new lightweight format, so you can take your guide with you wherever you go
Want the best of Rome in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Rome for top 10 lists to all-things Rome.
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From the Publisher
Welcome to Rome
Explore Rome’s spectacular monuments, sumptuous food, magnificent artwork, romantic parks, bustling piazzas and so much more with the help of your DK Eyewitness guide. Whether you’re here for a quick visit or a grand tour, we’ll help you navigate the very best the region has to offer.
In-depth area-by-area guides
Our in-depth area guides make traveling across Rome easy, whether you want to explore the Vatican Museums, people watch with the perfect aperitivo, discover ancient amphitheaters and palaces, picnic in Villa Borghese, go underground to the catacombs or stand in awe of the Sistine Chapel — we’ve got you covered. And our selection of itineraries suggest several realistic ways to make the most of your time — whether you’re staying for two weeks or just a few days.
With so much to see, we’ve created expert-led special features that show how to travel throughout Rome your way. Across detailed page spreads, we take a look at how to experience the exuberant street life, indulge in a few hours of boutique shopping, sip a morning coffee with the locals, view an incredible array of art, find green refuge from the busy streets, taste the creamiest gelato, sample fresh food from the local markets and relive the city’s powerful history.
2 – 4 days
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