Rome For Dummies
When in Rome, do as the Romans do--enjoy life! Take in the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. The Coliseum, where you can walk a subterranean corridor that was once the passageway for gladiators and animals. Incredible museums, art, and sculpture. Rome enshrines centuries of history amid an atmosphere of modern vitality. From ancient ruins to nightlife hot spots, this friendly guide helps you experience it all, with information on: Figuring out the neighborhoods and getting around Shopping department stores, the market, or neighborhood specialty shops Great souvenirs, ranging from antique prints to cardinal socks Optional, more specialized itineraries, including Rome for Architecture Lovers and Rome for Michelangelo Lovers Five day trips, including Tivoli with its villas and The Castelli Romani and their Italian wines Like every For Dummies travel guide, Rome For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss--and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 139.7 x 215.9 x 20.3mm | 408.24g
- 30 Mar 2006
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
- Illustrations (some col.) ; maps (some col.)
About Bruce Murphy
Bruce Murphy has lived and worked in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Dublin, Rome, and Sicily. His work has appeared in magazines ranging from Cruising World to Critical Inquiry. In addition to guidebooks, he has published fiction, poetry, and criticism, most recently the Encylopedia of Murder and Mystery (St. Martin's Press). Alessandra de Rosa was born in Rome and has lived and worked in Rome, Paris, and New York City. She did her first cross-Europe trip at age 2, from Rome to London by car. She has continued in that line ever since, exploring three out of five continents so far. Her beloved Italy remains her preferred destination and where she lives part of the year.