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Centro Storico

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Address: 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 0608

This section of Rome is filled with a tangle of narrow streets, which...

This section of Rome is filled with a tangle of narrow streets, which offers some of the finest examples of Roman classical and Baroque architecture and style.

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visit Rome by walk

the best way to visit Rome is by walk. This city is a open-air museum. It is so nice to walk around and look all building , the famous square ( Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Navona... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
wang c
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the best way to visit Rome is by walk. This city is a open-air museum. It is so nice to walk around and look all building , the famous square ( Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Navona, Piazza della repubblica etc.) It is something unique wto walk arounf the Foro Romano. It is like to go back 2.000 years

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Malia, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a very nice place,busy place and walking around is very special.I liked it and I recommend people to visit it.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really impressive place.get there as early as possible as its very busy especially afternoon.only had half an hour to look around as we were on a tour.would defo come back but need more time

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Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's such a lovely place to have a stroll around, you just need to walk up and down the side streets to see such beautiful architecture and the cobbled streets. It's different by night so go again! Wear sensible shoes though as we ended up walking about 10 miles but was such a joy. Grab a drink in a cafe/bar... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the center of Rome is interesting to walk through because of the historic value of it... the diversity in architecture, art and the various beautiful shops make it very pleasant to be..

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historical centre of Rome is unique in the world. It is at one time relaxing, enriching, but at the same time need energy and time to cover the vast area. One gets an impression of coming out a school after visiting the Centro storico.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love walking the streets here. The main streets, the side streets, by day or night. It's all good. To breath in the sights and sounds, all are my favorite moments of visiting Rome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i loved the place and the beautiful buildings, I think this area is where you will spend most of your time and enjoy it .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So beautiful. Will end up being some of your favorite pictures. Can be very crowded. I recommend going in the evening before sunset and walk & see the other nearby sites. Don't forget your gelato as you stroll through the neighborhood. Don't be afraid to stroll some side streets so you can see the locals in their element.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the central part of rome, and believe me when I tell you to spend time here, wandering between piazzas and through the small narrow streets. Take time to find a lovely gelateria and enjoy sorbet or gelato, take in sights and smells of the city. Stop and people watch, look up and see the architecture. Seriously enjoy. and... More 

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A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is all about action. From early morning through the wee hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you can visit by heading over to a repertoire cinema and asking for a peek underground. There is something for everyone, but if peace and quiet are what you seek, plan to visit in the early morning hours.
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