TOURIST SERVICES AND CULTURAL OFFERS
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For more information about Rome, please see:
- www.turismoroma.it (Rome capital tourism official website)
- www.wikitravel.org (Wikitravel entry on Rome)
For more information about Italy in general, please see:
- www.italia.it (Italian tourism official website)
- www.wikitravel.org (Wikitravel entry on Italy)
In Rome, it is hard to get away from art. Tthe best museum in Rome is the city itself. Rome holds a myriad of cultural treasures both in its streets and in impressive museums and galleries. You cannot miss visiting the most memorableof ones:
– Capitoline Museums
– Borghese Gallery
– Colonna Gallery
– Doria Pamphilj Gallery
– Vatican Museums
But do not forget to think about the more modern side. With its futuristic lines, the MAXXI Museo Nazionale, designed by Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect, the MAXXI, stands in harmonious contrast to the wonders of ancient Rome. it hosts a permanent collection dedicated to the art of the 21st century.
EXHIBITIONS IN MAY
In order to see the list of exhibitions on display in the city>>
Shopping areas in Rome and their features:
- the triangle comprising Piazza di Spagna, Via dei Condotti, and Via del Bubuino.
here you will find the shops of the great designers: Armani, Prada, Versace, Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, and many more.
- Via del Corso
very popular among the Romans and tourists, has the most affordable prices, and is home to famous international flagship stores. Zara, Gap, Nike, and so forth can all be found here.
- Piazza Navona
a place of independent boutiques, and chic alternatives. There, you will also find antique shops (via dei Coronari) and art galleries (Via Margutta) and the city’s most colorful and fragrant market: Campo dei Fiori, where the famed flower market operates in the morning.
ocated just across the Tiber River, is fun for its streets and alleys full of cafes and bookstores
- Via Cola di Rienzo,
not far from the Basilica of St. Peter, there are many fashion shops, stores selling leather goods, and an elegant contemporary departement store (Coin Excelsior). Do not miss astroni and Franchi for gourmet food.
- Castel Romano Outlet
a few kilometres from Rome, offers designer brans for 30-50% less all year long. What better place to experience the latest in fashion (clothing, accessories, footwear, perfumes, cosmetics and a lot more? Departure of a shuttle service from Via Marsala, 71 (next to Termini Railway Station) and Via Ludovisi, 48 (crossroad of Via Veneto).
Shopping hours: generally Monday from 16:00 to 19:30/20:00, and Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 to 19:30/20:00. Some shops may be open on Sundays.Castel Romano i sopen on Sundays until 9:00pm.
BUS 40 EXPRESS – SPECIAL BUS FOR TOURISTS
- Vatican area and St. Peter’s Basilica – stop Borgo Sant’Angelo (beginning/end of line)
- City centre (Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain) – stop Piazza Argentina
- Colosseum (Imperial and Roman Forum) – stop Piazza Venezia
- Termini Train Station (beginning/end of line)