Rome is unsurprisingly classed as a global city; few cities can compete with the Italian capital in terms of history, monuments, heritage, cuisine, and culture. The Eternal City is also one of the world's most visited cities, with people flocking to visit well-known places such as the Vatican City, the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and the rest of the incredible city centre. Rome has also been the home to numerous artists, famous sports teams, innovative film-makers and members of the fashion industry.

Rome in a nutshell city guide for first-time visitors

City guide of Rome for first-time visitors. A trip to the Eternal City can be eternally confusing for first-time visitors. This guide will make it easier to uncover Rome. Independent video information.

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Rome is a sporting hub: football, rugby union, tennis and athletics are all popular in the Italian capital city.
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