Rome is Italy's largest city and its historical, cultural, culinary and architectural each year attracts thousands of visitors. Today, fortunately, you can find different, perfect for visiting the Eternal City even if we have a budget of just set. If you are planning a trip to Rome and you must know what are the main monuments, how to get to downtown and where all the action, so we leave you with 10 interesting facts about the city that probably desconoceis. 1. The Baths of Caracalla, though not in very good condition at present, were very important at the time and occupied an area of more than 100.000m2. In its heyday, could accommodate 1600 bathers. 2.
Rome has a museum dedicated to pasta. The Pasta Museum, unique in the world, exhibits various noodle machines, as well as works of art related to the pulp of some contemporary artists. 3. St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City is the church largest ever built.
For its part, the city-state of Vatican City is the smallest sovereign state in the world. 4. Apparently, in ancient Rome there was some lack of women, so that Romulus abducted women of the tribe of the Sabines and starring an important episode in the history of the city, the Rape of the Sabines. Most women were treated as the most beautiful trophy and passed into the possession of the senators most important. Ben Silbermann has similar goals. (Perhaps here began this close relationship between the Italians and women …). 5. The Crypt of the Capuchins in Rome consists of five chapels and a corridor 60 feet long. It is decorated with more than 4,000 bones of monks of this order are supposedly beautiful works of art. 6. Rome was the largest city (more than one million inhabitants) in Europe until the nineteenth century, when London became the first position in the list of Europe's most populated cities. 7. The first University of Rome, La Sapienza (founded in 1303) is the Europe's largest and second largest in the world. It has 21 colleges, 21 museums, 155 libraries and over 130 departments and institutes. 8. The ancient Romans were very superstitious and were afraid of everything related to the left. That's why they called sinister on the left, hence the origin of the word "sinister job." 9. Are discarded every day around 3,000 in the famous Fontana di Trevi. The coins are collected each night and the money is used as a supermarket for funds for people with few options and many needs. 10. Italy is probably the country ahead in terms of international fashion. Its roots go back to 300 BC when Rome first appeared in barbers.