The ultimate Rome guide book! Rome is home to more religious monuments than any other city in Europe. The centro storico is a maze-like collection of ancient alleyways and Renaissance palaces with the mighty Pantheon at its centre. To the south lies Rome's ancient centre which encompasses the Foro Romano and the Colosseo. Over the river lies the Vatican City, where San Pietro and the Cappella Sistina are the star attractions. Towards the north you'll find the Villa Borghese, a magnificent Renaissance palace containing one of the finest private art collections in Italy. With so many gems housed in one city you'll find seeing it all in one visit a feat in itself but you can always return, for, as they say, 'all roads lead to Rome'...Whether you re visiting for the sightseeing or the shopping, the cuisine or the nightlife, this Rome travel guide is the perfect guide for your short break. Combining destination expertise with two award-winning pop-up maps, this handy travel guide will provide all the information you need to get the most out of your trip. This handy Rome pocket guide includes two detailed PopOut city maps and a 64 page full colour illustrated travel guide. The guide opens with 2 of our favourite itineraries. If you're short of time and want to see all the best bits, these itineraries are sure to help you explore and savour the best that Rome has to offer. The guide is then divided in to 7 chapters: see it - the best places to see from museums & cathedrals to markets, monuments and much more; buy it - pinpoints the key shopping areas and stores to target; watch it - places to be entertained: shows, theatres, music venues, ballet, comedy, cinema and nightlife; taste it - from ethnic cuisine to local fare to the top places for an evening cocktail; all the best places to eat and drink; know it - all the practical information you need to get the best out of your trip; speak it - essential local words and phrases directory - hotel listings, additional places to visit, annual events and useful websites; Packed with advice and information, this handy pocket size Rome travel guide will help you get the most out of your trip.