Pizza alla Romana

Some Roman dishes to taste

Rome is the city where you can feast and discover delicious Italian specialties. Roman cuisine is popular and actually quite simple. It is not what can be called developed or sophisticated but hearty, typical, rich flavors. Many dishes are sure to put the mouth water.
Here are some dishes that you can enjoy if you are visiting Rome:

Pasta alla Carbonara

Pasta à la carbonara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gnocchi alla Romana

Gnocchi alla Romana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pizza alla Romana

Pizza alla Romana

 

 

 

 

 

Porchetta

Porchetta

Study in Rome

Study in Rome

Study in Rome

Rome is a must see if you want to learn a language, studying in an international school.
Study in Rome will surely allow you to explore new cultural horizons. But to register in an Italian university you will begin the process about 8 or 9 months before the date of entry.
Then you have to meet certain formalities in order to complete your application. Copy of diploma BAC, BAC post-graduation, ID, photo ID, among other things, that you will send to the address of the university where you choose to study. Generally, registration is on file at around January and February.

What you need to know about transport in Rome

Leonardo Da Vinci Airport

Leonardo Da Vinci Airport

In Rome is served by two airports: Ciampino airport and Fiumincino / Leonardo da Vinci airport.

Fiumincino Airport – Leonardo Da Vinci
Since Fiumincino Airport, located south-west of Rome, several means of transportation are available .

Via train:
An express train takes you in 40 minutes from the airport to the Termini metro. It is available every day from 6:00 to about 10:30 p.m. at a rate of € 14 .

A regional train links the airport to the Termini station , but Trastever Tuscolana and in 45 minutes for the sum of € 8. This method is often considered the most convenient for tourists staying in the center of Rome, since the station is very easy to find .

Via bus :
The shuttle bus will also allow you to reach the Termini for € 8 maximum, but for a longer time : about an hour. Shuttles depart from the airport every half hour during the day .

The SIT Shuttle bus go directly to the area of St. Peter’s Piazza Cavour and the Termini railway station. However, it should consider making a reservation in advance on the site www.sitbusshuttle.com / it

The terravision also Termini link – Fiumincino . Schedules and reservations are available online here: http://www.terravision.eu/italiano/rome_fiumicino.html

Finally, cotral , another bus company offers several routes between the airport lare Tiburtina , the Cornelia Metro Station (on the line) and Fiera station (on the line B). The bus Cotral represent the advantage of nocturnal connections , convenient for travelers at night! http://www.cotralspa.it/collegamenti_Aeroporti.asp

Via Taxi:
Races are available from the airport to the city center and often a very high rate ( 30 € to 60 € ) . Remember to take a Roman taxi without the inscription  » Common di Fiumincino  » subject to another pricing system , they can be up to twice as expensive!

Ciampino Airport:
Ciampino airport is located south -east of the city of Rome, the nearest airport Fiumincino . Two types of transportation are available to reach the city from Ciampino taxis and shuttle buses .
Taxis offer runs all day, but they can be very expensive : so be sure to negotiate the price at the start!

The buses offer direct path from the airport to the center of Rome Campino to Termini Station in the amount of € 8. Several companies are available: SIT Shuttle bus , and the bus Cotral Terravision . You will be spoiled for choice!
You can also opt for the bus + Subway solution remains the fastest if you arrive at the airport and need to reach the center in rush hour ! A bus takes you directly to the end stop Anagnina (on the line) . Departures are held every quarter of an hour for the modest sum of € 1.20.

The Vatican

Discover the Vatican

The Vatican

The Vatican

The Vatican is the smallest state in the world with an area of ​​0.44 km2 occupied by 900 people. It is also called the Holy See and the State of Vatican City.

Each year, millions of visitors, but not only Christians, are found in this area to visit the heart of Christian life and marvel at the art of incredible richness.
Vatican Museums (Vatican Museums): 4.2 million visitors in 2010

To avoid the queue that can reach tens of meters to enter St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, focus on Tuesdays and Thursdays. After 11am on weekdays, the wait is reduced on Saturdays but rather after 13h or 14h.

Pompeï

Pompeï

PompeïIf you ever visit Pompeii, know a fascinating archaeological journey unfolds before you as you as you walk through the ancient ruins that were covered with ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius there is almost 2000 years.

Near Naples at the foot of Vesuvius, the city of Pompeii was founded in the sixth century BC. AD and completely buried, with 79 in Herculaneum, Stabiae and Oplontis, during an eruption of the volcano.

The eruption created a protective sheath on the site and caused the neglect of the city for 1600 years. Rediscovered by accident in the seventeenth century, the city was thus found in a state of unexpected conservation: the excavations carried out in the eighteenth century allowed to exhume a flourishing city, valuable evidence of urban civilization and the Roman Empire.
Pompeii is an amazing spot evidence of Roman civilization

The Trevi Fountain

Best monuments to visit in Rome

Rome is the heart of the ancient Roman history and that of the Christian religion. The numerous monuments of Rome are valuable witnesses of the past, having survived through the ages.

Catacombs of Rome

The catacombs of Rome were used at the beginning of Christianity in the first centuries AD. The word used today in a general sense is there since the original tomb of St. Sebastian was installed in an old quarry. However, the catacombs of Rome were also used by Jews and Gentiles.

The first few were dug out of the city, because Roman law forbade burial dess dead between the walls of the city. They were therefore located along the Roman roads. The San Sebastian in particular was about the Via Appia.

Catacombs

The sistin chapel

The Sistine Chapel is part of a residence of the Pope. The Cardinals will meet in conclave to elect the new pontiff. But it is also famous for its large frescoes by the painter Michelangelo and represent biblical scenes.

Sistine Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forum

The Roman Forum is a site formerly occupied by many Roman buildings, which filled political or religious office space. At the time of the empire, it was the center of the city life. Today, there are still some remains, which can be visited with an entrance fee.

Forum

 

 

 

 

 

The Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain is a huge work, backed by a baroque palace. In the Great Basin, many statues represent an allegory of the sea inspired by Roman mythology.

Neptune, god of the ocean and sea, dominates the center. It is perched on a chariot pulled by two sea horses. One is the violent water, the other wild water. It is surrounded by many other deities, such as the gods of wealth, safety …
Tourists have the habit of throwing coins into the fountain. Tradition has it that one makes a wish by throwing in a first. In launch a second right arm with his back to the monument ensure you can return to Rome one day …

The Trevi Fountain

 

 

 

 

 

The Colosseum of Rome

This is an elliptical amphitheater in the city center of Rome. This building, one of the largest in Roman times, is a symbol of expertise in engineering.

We used to come to attend gladiator fights, wild animal hunts or dramas depicting dramatic episodes from mythology. In the Middle Ages, it was in turn used to install housing, a fortress, or … a Christian shrine.

The Colosseum of Rome

 

 

 

 

The Pantheon

The Pantheon is an ancient Roman temple remained intact. From the outside, it shows only rectangular structure, with a portico with many columns. The rest of the building forms an ellipse, surmounted by a dome 43 meters in diameter. At its peak, a hole is daylight, for use as a sundial.

The Pantheon

 

 

 

 

 

The VIttoriano

This colossal building dates from the nineteenth century. Its construction was decided by the Italian government, eager to build a monument celebrating the very recent unification of Italy (1861) by paying tribute to King Victor Emmanuel II. He had indeed played a major role in the reunification.

Vittoriano

 

 

 

 

 

Piazza Venezia

Piazza Venezia is located in the center of Rome. It was named after Cardinal Venezia who built his palace near the palace. The building became the seat of the Republic of Venice. There are several ancient buildings near the square, the Vittoriano, built in honor of King Victor Emmanuel II.

Piazza Venezia