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Rome

Rome, the Eternal city

Rome is the city of a thousand faces, a place filled with beauty that charms with its splendor and grandeur. The center of the ancient world, for centuries it represented the home of an unparalleled empire, the economic, political and artistic center of the ancient west.

Discovering Rome is a fantastic journey among centuries of art, culture and history.

Inside the city you’ll find over 25000 landmarks of artistic, historical and archeological value, a world record unparalleled by any other city. Among these landmarks you’ll find 36 historical villas, 9 archeological museums, 7 archeological parks, 2 contemporary art museums and 2 scientific museums. In 1980 Rome’s center became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Discover Rome

Some numbers and interesting facts about the eternal city

753 b.C the year of Rome’s foundation

According to traditions, Rome was founded April 21th. The city is represented by the Colosseum, the biggest amphitheater in the world, a majestic work 189 meters long an 156 meters wide. It was built in just five years, from 75 to 80 a.C.

A million euros in coins

That’s the amount of money found each year in Fontana di Trevi. It’s the greatest fountain in the world, where all visitors can throw a coin and make a wish.

7 km of halls and hallways

Vatican Museums contain unique art and the work of painters like Giotto, Leonardo, Raffaello and Caravaggio. Its biggest treasure, the beating heart of christianity, is the Cappella Sistina, painted by artists like Botticelli, Perugino and Michelangelo.

Curiosities about Rome

Facts to discover Rome and his history. Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful city in the world.

After 5 years of construction, the emperor Tito decided that the opening celebrations should last for 100 days.

Cinecittà holds a complex of cinema studios built in 1937. These studios have been used for over 3000 movies, 47 of them awarded with an Oscar.

In 1874, the City of Rome built a series of public drinking fountains, known as “nasoni” (big noses, for their particular shape); there are over 2000 pieces, all free for use.

Everyday at noon, you can hear a cannon shot coming from mount Gianicolo. It’s a tradition that started in 1847, thanks to Pope Pio IX, in order to hear all the bells of Rome’s churches play in unison.

Luxury Hotel & Guest House in Rome

Intimate design hotel in the heart of the Eternal City, just few steps from the Trevi fountain.

TriviHo Hotel Rome
At your disposal

We take care of our guests by advising and assisting them to guarantee a smooth stay

Average monthly amounts

350
350 Hidden treasures signs in Rome
120
Reservations to museums
420
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