Rome is the capital of Italy and the political,
economic, cultural and transportation center of the country. It is a
world famous historical and cultural city. It is the birthplace of
ancient Roman civilization. It is nicknamed " Eternal " because of
its long history and preservation of a large number of ancient
monuments. It is located in the central and western parts of the
Italian peninsula, on seven hills in the lower plains of the Tiber
River, with a city center area of more than 1,200 square
kilometers. Rome is also the center of the Catholic Church
worldwide, with more than 700 churches and monasteries, seven
Catholic universities, and the city's Vatican City is the residence
of the Roman bishops, the Catholic Pope and the Holy See. Rome and
Florence are both Italian Renaissance Centers Today, there are still
quite a rich Renaissance and Baroque style; in 1980, the historical
city of Rome was listed as a World Cultural Heritage.
Also, in Rome, you can have a chance to see the
famous windmills, churches and museums, etc.
Note: As for the
final visiting route, please refer to the final program.