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The history of the Eternal City is permanently recorded in its many monuments and ruins. Rome has delights for anyone and everyone—art aficionados, architecture buffs, history lovers, foodies, and fashion trendsetters. This guide eases you intola dolce vita ("the sweet life") with information on:How to get around the meandering streets and the bustling maze of ancient and modern treasuresEntertainment to suit your mood, from classical concerts and opera to bars, pubs, and discos to moonlit walks with spectacular viewsAccommodations ranging from the Hotel Hassler, located on top of the Spanish Steps, to the Hotel de Russie with its striking contemporary designIncredible churches, museums, and ruinsGreat buys on handmade gold jewelry, antique prints, fashion accessories such as scarves, handbags, and watches, and a variety of religious items ranging from apparel to artworkFive itinerary options and five day trips Like every For Dummies travel guide,Rome For Dummies, Second Edition includes:Down-to-earth trip-planning adviceWhat you shouldn’t miss— and what you can skipThe best hotels and restaurants for every budgetLots of detailed mapsIntroduction.Part I: Introducing Rome. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Rome. Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Rome. Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go.Part II: Planning Your Trip to Rome. Chapter 4: Managing Your Money. Chapter 5: Getting to Rome. Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests. Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.Part III: Settling into Rome. Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented. Chapter 9: Checking In at Rome’s Best Hotels. Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Rome.Part IV: Exploring Rome. Chapter 11: Discovering Rome’s Best Attractions. Chapter 12: Shopping the Local Stores. Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary: Five Great Options. Chapter 14: Going Beyond Rome: Five Day Trips.Part V: Living It Up after Dark: Rome’s Nightlife. Chapter 15: Applauding the Cultural Scene. Chapter 16: Hitting the Clubs and Bars.Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Non Capisco: The Top Ten Expressions You Need to Know. Chapter 18: Ten Great Roman Artists. Chapter 19: From Antique Prints to Cardinal Socks: The Best Roman Souvenirs. Appendix A: Quick Concierge. Appendix B: Glossary of Italian Words and Phrases. Index.Travel smart at www.dummies.comExperience the Eternal City the fun and easy way®Breathtaking ancient ruins or trendy urban shopping. Small trattorias that are big on personality. Huge cathedrals with amazing works of art. Incredible nightlife, from opera and theatre to modern music, wine bars, and clubs. Must-see museums, architecture, fountains, and piazzas. With this friendly guide, your trip to Rome will be "Perfetto."Discover:Down-to-earthtrip-planning adviceWhat you shouldn't miss—and what you can skipThe best hotels andrestaurants for every budgetLots of detailed maps
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