About Rome, It is the most popular city in the world with ancient history, culture and tradition. The famous attractions of Rome are majestic Vatican City, the Colosseum, the port of Ostia Antica and the Sistine Chapel. In addition, it represents the history, art, culture, tradition, architecture and beauty. This city is also popular for Italian Ice-cream and pasta. However, there are many amazing tourist destinations to explore in Rome. Moreover, you may enjoy a rooftop dinner, walking tours, bike trip, culinary trip, wine testing, cultural trip, Museum trip, historical trip and many more. So now let’s explore some facts about Rome
The most amazing 12 facts about Rome
1 This amazing city has around 280 fountains and more than 895 churches.
2 Each year around 700,000 Euros worth of coins are tossed into Trevi Fountain. Later this all donations are goes to Caritas to help poor people.
3 Romans had built an amazing road network around 54,000 miles till early fourth century. It makes true of this saying “All roads lead to Rome”
4 In the Ancient time in this city only men were allowed to wear togas, as a sign of Roman citizen. On the other hand women use to wear stolas, this version of togas, made from linen.
5 Mascot of Rome is a female-wolf, who cared for her two brothers Romulus and Remus. Both were the founders of Rome city according to the Italian mythology.
6 Rome has been declared as the capital city of Italy in 1870, before it was Florence to Rome.
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7 According to the laws, it allows cats to live at their place where they were born and you may also see Wild cats climbing the walls of Colosseum, and sleeping inside the ruins.
8 In the past time Italian women used to dye their hair with goat fat and beech wood ashes. The most popular colors were red.
9 The Emperor Trajan built the first ever shopping mall here between 107 and 110 AD. People were selling their wide variety of goods and grocery.
10 This city is also the witness of the first university, La Sapienza, which is established in 1303 AD. It is the largest university in the Europe and the second largest in the world.
11 Amazingly this city has a beautiful museum which is popular as pasta museum (Italian Dish).
12 The most beautiful St Peter’s basilica inside Vatican City is the largest church.