Some Interesting Facts about Rome, Italy
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The capital of Rome is Italy. It is the largest and most populous city of the country. Rome is located in the central western peninsula of the country. Did you know that Rome was the one of the few rare cities that escaped the wrath of the World War II? The central part of Rome is filled with Renaissance and Baroque architecture. An interesting fact about Rome, Italy is that it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Did you know that Rome was the third most visited tourist spot in the European Union? 98% of Romans are Catholics.
The Romans believe that Rome was founded in 753 BC. They celebrate it every year on April 21. Fireworks, banquets and gladiator shows are part of this unique celebration whose parallel can not be found anywhere else in the world. No where in the world can there be seen such a unique celebration where citizens celebrate the birth of their city. An interesting fact about Rome, Italy is that the world’s largest church can be found here. It is called St. Peter’s Basilica and is found in the Vatican City. The Colosseum is a huge amphitheater which can sit 50000 people. This is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The climate of Rome is Mediterranean in nature. It is temperate and mild in nature. April to June are the most comfortable months of the year. Since it has a Mediterranean climate, so unlike other countries, Italy receives rainfall in winter that is from the months of September to mid May. May to September is the driest period of the season. An interesting fact about Rome is that it houses the Pasta Museum. This museum showcases the different machines used to make pasta and also the paintings which are related to pasta in some way or the other.