The Berlitz Pocket Guide to Rome has been fully revised and updated and provides all the information you need to enjoy this exciting and historic city. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need easily, and full colour fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are. The Top 10 attractions are highlighted on an illustrated, double-page spread, capturing everything you simply cannot afford to miss, such as the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, the Vatican and much more, helping you to make the most of your stay. The comprehensive 'Where to Go' chapter covers the entire city, region by region, with recommended excursions for those wanting to travel a little further afield. From tips on finding a bargain in the fashionable shopping districts to enjoying music al fresco, there are plenty of ideas for things to do, including activities for children. A calendar of events detailing festivals, concerts and commemorative dates ensures you don't miss out on some of the Rome's most fascinating religious and cultural events. A dedicated 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities and useful Italian vocabulary to help you read the menu and place orders with ease. Rome has a turbulent and interesting history, all of which is explored within the 'History' section, along with a timeline of historical landmarks for quick reference. An invaluable 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of practical information and expert travel advice on transport, climate, religion, money, health and much more. You will also find a detailed listings section with recommended hotels and restaurants suitable for all budgets. Beautiful colour photographs accompany the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.