Discovering art and culture in Rome

Rome is the capital of Italy and the country’s largest and most populated city. The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.

In 2007 Rome was the 11th-most-visited city in the world, 3rd most visited in the European Union, and the most popular tourist attraction in Italy. The city is one of Europe’s and the world’s most successful city “brands,” both in terms of reputation and assets. Its historic centre is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Rome culture
The Culture of Rome refers to the arts, high culture, language, religion, politics, cuisine, architecture and fashion in Rome, Italy. Rome was supposedly founded in 753 BC and ever since has been the capital of the Roman Empire, one of the main centers of Christianity, the home of the Roman Catholic Church and the seat of the Italian Republic. Due to its historical and social importance, Rome is often nicknamed the Caput Mundi, or “capital of the world”.

5 Best Rome Festivals
Rome is a popular tourist destination, with millions of tourist’s isiting the city every year and this city plays host to a large number of festivals, events and conferences. If you are planning to visit Rome, it is a good idea to plan your Rome Short Breaks around one of these festivals.

1. Pasqua – This is the Roman name for Easter, which is a major Catholic holiday in Rome and is celebrated accordingly. Every year, the city is decorated with flowers, and visitors will be able to see some of the most famous Piazza Navona festival monuments in Rome such as the Spanish Steps and St. Peter’s Basilica decorated on this day.

2. Estate Romana – This festival is a variety celebration that is the largest one of its kind to take place during the summer. During the Estate Romana festival, which is held annually in June, Rome hosts several events including music shows, concerts, film events and many performance shows. Most of the performances are held outdoors to celebrate the beautiful weather that the city enjoys.

3. Culture Festival – This festival takes place for a week during spring, and showcases the cultural and historical heritage of the city. During this festival, most of the museums across the city open their doors to the public for free. In addition to free entry, the Culture Festival also sees a large number of music artists perform at the event.

4. Notte Bianca – The Notte Bianca is an annual event that takes place in the beginning of September. During this festival, Rome sees a number of performances, shows, celebrations, games, sporting events and stalls that bring the city to life. During La Notte Bianca, the city is closed to traffic, and many of the galleries, shops, cultural canters and museums are open through the night.

5. Noantri Festival – This festival takes place at the end of July, and is a celebration of Christianity in Rome. The main feature of the festival is the procession which takes the Vergine Del Carmine from the Trastevere district to San Crisogno.

A trip to Rome gives you and your family a life changing experience there is lots of places instead of heritage buildings where you can enjoy your weekend with lots of music and various taste of drinks so pack your bags and book your Rome Break now.

Steve is a travel professional sharing his views & experience about Rome culture. If you want to go for a Rome City Breaks you should know about culture and arts of Rome. For more info about Rome attraction and sightseeing Please visit www.citybreak.uk.com

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