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The center of Rome

The center of Rome is located  within the Aurelian walls and walls Gianicolensi, at the left and right of the river Tiber, in 1980 was officially recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Inside the center there are over 25,000 environmental and archaeological points of interest. The territory within the walls is divided into 22 districts, are among the principal: "Mountains", ie the Celio, Esquilino, Opium, the Quirinal and the Interior Ministry. "Trevi" says the word, is situated next to Trevi's square.

"Column", the name comes from the column dedicated to Marcus Aurelius, which is located in the homonymous square. "Campus Martius", was an area of ​​ancient Rome, was named after Mars, god of war, in this air are the Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo. "Saint Eustace" derives its name from the church and in this air there are the madama palace  and the Senate.

"St. Angelo" is the smallest of the districts, the name comes from the church, and here we find the Ghetto. "Trastevere" is located on the west bank of the Tiber, south of Vatican City, the district is a symbol of the Roman People. "The Esquiline" was an unhealthy area where they were buried slaves, here is the great Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and the main door. "Castro Pretorio" whose name refers to the old barracks at time of Emperor Tiberius, wherethe Praetorian Guard  were staying , in this air there is the Opera House and the Porta Pia.

"The Celio," in this area we find the famous Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine. "Testaccio" takes its name from the Monte dei Cocci, formed by fragments and debris accumulated over the centuries as they did waste transport to the port of Ripa Grande. This is a small framework that encompasses some of the major neighborhoods, everyone has an ancient history, all have symbolic monuments within their air and they all deserve to be admired.

 

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