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Rome for dummies

Author: Alessandra De Rosa
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., 2008.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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When in Rome, do as the Romans do, enjoy life! Take in the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. The Coliseum, where you can walk a subterranean corridor that was once the passageway for gladiators and animals. Incredible museums, art, and sculpture. Rome enshrines centuries of history amid an atmosphere of modern vitality. From ancient ruins to nightlife hot spots, this friendly guide helps you experience it all, with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandra De Rosa
ISBN: 9780470209554 0470209550
OCLC Number: 271614680
Description: xviii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. 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.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Alessandra de Rosa, Bruce Murphy.
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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  Read more...

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