Rome is the capital city of Italy and is the country’s largest and most populated city, with around 2.7 million people. Its metropolitan area around the city has a population of about 4 million residents. The city is located in the central-western region of Italy, close to two rivers Aniene and Timber. Some say Rome is “The Capital of the World” and its nickname is “The Eternal City” since it is the seat of Catholic Church and the centre of Western civilization. For a tourist attraction is Rome the third most-visited city destination inside the Europe.
Rome is a city of political and cultural importance and its historic center is listed as a World Heritage Site. Many visitors come to see the pope and to visit the cathedrals if there is a festival. Its legend says that Rome was founded by the twins Romulus and Remus and was ruled by seven kings through the history to its glory today. There are many attractions in Rome; one of them is the Colosseum witch was able to seat 60.000 visitors in its glorious time. The city has many museums and galleries, where tourists can see many things from ages of Renaissance and Baroque. In the middle of Rome lies the Vatican City, which is a small separate sovereign state.