Rome occupies a special place among European capitals. This is a symbol city, a primary source city, where Western civilization originated. The mighty Roman Empire, which subjugated the entire Mediterranean, began right here – on the banks of the Tiber River. The historical and cultural heritage of Rome is priceless, architectural and cultural masterpieces are waiting for tourists at every step.
Rome is the legendary Colosseum and the treasures of the Vatican museums, the historic ruins of the Capitol and the magnificent facades of Baroque villas. The whole city can be considered as an open-air museum, its streets and squares are inhabited by the history of three thousand years of the development of civilization, thought, art and culture.