Whether you want to wander through the ruins of the Roman Forum, gaze up at the spectacular ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or taste the world-famous food in the markets of Campo de' Flori, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Rome has to offer.
An eternal city fusing ancient wonders with a modern metropolis, Rome brings history to life like nowhere else. Grab an espresso and immerse yourself in the iconic city streets, navigating cobbled alleyways and popular piazzas. Or stroll through the leafy expanses of Villa Borghese and unwind with a wine on a pavement café.
Our updated guide brings Rome to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak.
-our pick of Rome's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
-the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
-detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy
-expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
-colour-coded chapters to every part of Rome, from the Capitol to Trastevere, Campo de' Fiori to the Vatican
-our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go
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