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Press release October 31, 2012 Young invites all travellers to take advantage of their discounted room rates and instant booking confirmation with no hidden fees for Rome, Italy. One of the most visited cities in the world for the past two millennia; Rome offers memorable holiday experiences for everyone.


iBooknow.cominvites all travelers to book rooms now for Rome, Italy, one of the world’s most visited cities since ancient times. Tour the city and discover its history through its thousands of historical archaeological and art treasures, unique culture, its breathtaking panoramas, and its hospitable people. Spend the day wandering through the ruins of ancient Rome, viewing its art and craft in numerous museums, marveling at their ingenuity when experiencing Roman aqueducts, the Forum, fountains, churches, the Catacombs, palaces, and of course – the Vatican in its entire splendor.

Travellers have been coming to Rome in ever increasing numbers and the city now annually hosts over six million tourists from all over the planet. Because Rome remains one of the top ten destinations for places to see and experience has made every effort to offer fantastic deep-discount deals for rooms of every type.

Rome was once the center of the known world and the most powerful city of Western Civilization. Reaching out to the four points of the compass, across Mediterranean, Northern Africa, England and parts of the Middle East, Rome ruled. For the last 2,000 years Rome has become the center of Christianity and the head head of the Roman Catholic Church, the Pope, still resides in the Vatican. Not only is Rome the center of the Church, the city is a prominent European capital for the arts, education, philosophy and commerce. As far back as the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries Rome was the destination for travellers, artist, scholars and merchants, and the city was one the aristocrats visited to learn first-hand about ancient Roman culture, art, philosophy and architecture. invites you to walk in their footsteps, see what they saw, learn what they learned and dine on the same magnificent cuisine that has become a global favorite.

In the 1950s and 60s Rome became even more famous for its fashion, design and film industries due to the popular exposure through films such as Roman Holiday, Ben Hur and La Dolce Vita that were filmed there.  Many tourists now travel to Rome during Fashion Week to experience the glamour, shop and dine with the actors, actresses and celebrities who flock to Rome at that time of the year. Fashion Week is just one more reason that Rome has continuously evolved into one of the world's most popular tourist attractions.

Rome’s Climate

Because of its geographical location the four seasons in Rome are consistent with the season you are in when you are there. Pleasant springs and autumn are perfect for sightseeing and thus can be the most crowded, the summers which stretch from late May to early September, are a little less so due to the hotter dry weather and the fact that the Romans are flocking to the Italian seaside, and room rates have dropped. The chilly winters are the best time to view the museums and indoor sites, as well as wine and dine on a cuisine that is truly world-class.

Whatever time of the year you choose to visit Rome, can securely book your rooms hassle free, instantly and with no hidden costs or fees that could surprise you upon checking in to your Roman hotel.

Popular Tourist Attractions

With well over four million visitors a year to the Vatican and its Museums, and the Colosseum which also hosts over four million visitors a year, these two historical sites are some of the most visited in all of Rome, and the world. Next stop for many is St Peter's Basilica, the Forum Romanum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Via Condotti, Via Veneto, the Capitoline Museums, the Villa Borghese gardens, the Villa Giulia, Piazza Navona, the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Piazza del Popolo, the Castel Sant'Angelo, the Campo de' Fiori, the Quirinal Palace, the Lateran Palace, or the Palazzo Barberini. This list may seem long, but it’s only the tip of the iceberg when ii comes to things to see and do in Rome.

Here is a list of what are considered to be the most popular and important points of interest for Rome. Although this list may appear to be quite extensive, it is nowhere complete. In a city so rich in history and culture every turn around the corner will present the visitor with new possibilities for excitement, exploration, awe, and enjoyment.

Amphitheaters - Colosseum

  • Amphitheatre of Caligula
  • Amphitheatrum Castrense
  • Colosseum
  • Amphitheatre of Nero
  • Amphitheater of Statilius Taurus


  •     Baths of Agrippa
  •     Baths of Caracalla
  •     Baths of Commodus
  •     Baths of Constantine
  •     Baths of Decius
  •     Baths of Diocletian
  •     Baths of Domitian
  •     Baths of Licinius Sura
  •     Baths of Nero and Alexander
  •     Baths of Septimius Severus
  •     Baths of Titus
  •     Baths of Trajan


  •     Circus Flaminius
  •     Circus Maximus
  •     Circus of Maxentius
  •     Circus of Nero
  •     Circus Varianus


  •     Horti Aciliorum
  •     Horti Agrippinae
  •     Horti Caesaris
  •     Horti Domitiae
  •     Horti Lamiani
  •     Horti Liciniani
  •     Horti Lolliani
  •     Gardens of Lucullus
  •     Gardens of Maecenas
  •     Horti Pompeiani
  •     Gardens of Sallust
  •     Horti Tauriani


  •     Porticus Aemilia
  •     Porticus Deorum Consentium
  •     Porticus of Livia
  •     Porticus Octavia
  •     Porticus Octaviae
  •     Porticus Vipsania


  •     Theatre of Balbus
  •     Theatre of Marcellus
  •     Theatre of Pompey

Monuments and Triumphal arches

  • Arcus Argentariorum
  • Arch of Arcadius, Honorius and Theodosius
  • Arch of Augustus
  • Arch of Claudius (British victory)
  • Arches of Claudius
  • Arch of Constantine
  • Arch of Dolabella and Silanus
  • Arch of Drusus
  • Arch of Drusus and Germanicus
  • Arch of Gallienus
  • Arch of Gratian, Valentinian and Theodosius
  • Arch of Janus
  • Arch of Lentulus and Crispinus
  • Arch of Marcus Aurelius
  • Arch of Nero
  • Arch of Octavius
  • Arch of Pietas
  • Arch of Septimius Severus
  • Arch of Tiberius
  • Arch of Titus (Circus Maximus)
  • Arch of Titus (Roman Forum)

Rome is for Foodies loves to eat and we know that tasting the food in any destination is a big part of most travellers’ list of things to do in any country. Italian cuisine has become one of the most renowned and enjoyed everywhere in the world. Italians have been opening restaurants in every country they have immigrated to, and to be in Rome, and to finally taste this cuisine locally is truly a treat and a highlight of any Roman holiday.

Italy is a cornucopia of fresh local ingredients and the basis for all Roman cuisine whether it be served in an informal stevia, an oratorio, which is a medium-priced, often family-run eatery, a paninoteca where sandwiches and salads are often available, a five star celebrity chef restaurant, and even at the autogrills which are small roadside snack bars.

Italy has been famous for its wine since the first Italians discovered how to grow and process grapes. Like the food, Italian wine is prized the world over and in Rome you will be able to experience the finest there is. From local table wines, to the most sought after vintages form the greatest vineyards, Rome affords the traveler wines of every description in all price ranges. In fact, the wines of Italy have become so famous that many people do not realize that the Italians also brew some great beers. So when you stop to take an afternoon break, and you’re having a lite lunch or a pizza, try an Italian beer, is sure you will enjoy it.

Much of the menu items found in Rome are based on recipes of the past and have been passed down through the centuries, and although Italy is considered to have nineteen separate and unique regional cuisines there are some popular Italian favorites that are truly Romanesque:

  • Abbacchio alla scottadito
  • Carciofi alla Giudia
  • Ciambelle al vino
  • Fave
  • Fiori di zucca
  • Gnocchi alla Romana
  • Maritozzi
  • Pajata
  • Pasta all’arrabbiata
  • Pasta alla Carbonara
  • Pasta e ceci
  • Pizza alla Romana
  • Pollo alla Romana
  • Pomodori con riso
  • Porchetta
  • Puntarelle
  • Saltimbocca alla Romana
  • Spaghetti Ajo e Ojo
  • Suppli
  • Trippa alla Romana

Italy also has fabulous coffee and pastries and much of the worldwide craze for these things comes from there. Café culture in Rome is as old as the ruins and the modern renditions of these delights are found everywhere in the city. When it comes to a robust cup of fresh brewed espresso the Italians cannot be beat and it helps to temper the sweetness of such pastry delights as:

  • Baicoli
  • Biscotti
  • Biscotti Regina
  • Bocconotto
  • Bombolone
  • Cannoli
  • Ciarduna
  • Pandoro
  • Pevarini
  • Pignolata
  • Pignolo
  • Pizzelle
  • Struffoli
  • Torta caprese
  • Zeppole
  • Zippuli

Tipping Etiquette in Roman Restaurants

In Rome most often the service charge and a cover charge for bread and water are included in your bill when it is presented, however like anywhere else you will travel and dine, if you feel that your service was good and polite, the food tasty, or the entertainment was enjoyable, leave a bit more.

Popular Places to Eat:

  • Agata e Romeo
  • Antica Roma
  • Antico Forno Roscioli
  • Café Riccioli
  • Campo de' Fiori
  • Casa Bleve
  • Cecilia Metella
  • Checchino dal 1887
  • Colline Emiliane
  • Di Rienzo
  • Ditirambo
  • Fortunato al Pantheon
  • Il Convivio di Troianai
  • Il Pagliaccio
  • Il Tempio di Iside
  • Imàgo
  • La Pergola
  • La Rosetta
  • La Tavernaccia
  • La Terrazza
  • L'Archeologia
  • L'Eau Vive
  • Piperno
  • Quinzi & Gabrieli
  • Ristorante Il Matriciano
  • Roma Sparita
  • Sapori del Lord Byron
  • Toscano
  • Trimani Wine Bar
  • Vascello

Rome After Dark

If you still have some energy after a full day of seeing the sights, eating and drinking, and shopping, then Rome offers some very vibrant nightlife. If you’re the type to enjoy rubbing elbows with the locals while dancing the night away Thursday through Sunday is when they will be out and about.

Currently Hip Places to Party:

  • 360
  • Akab
  • Alpheus
  • Anima
  • Art Café
  • Baja
  • Bar Bar
  • Bebo Do Samba
  • Bloom          
  • Brancaleone
  • Chalet
  • Dimmi
  • I Giganti
  • Gilda
  • Goa
  • Heaven
  • Joia
  • Micca Club
  • On the Rocks
  • Piper
  • Rock Castle
  • Shari Vari
  • Suite

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