In search of culture and romance? - with more colour, more maps and more photos, "The Rough Guide to Rome" is your definitive handbook to the world's most captivating city. From the Roman Forum and the Catacombs to Piazza Navona and the Sistine Chapel, the full-colour section introduces all Rome's "must-sees". Expanded coverage of Rome's essential sights complete with brand new "author pick" featuring of all the best places to eat, drink and stay to suit every budget. You'll find plenty of practical advice on enticing excursions including Tivoli, the beautiful preserved ruins of Ostia and the closest beaches. The guide also takes a comprehensive look at Rome's enormous classical origins, perfect fusion of ancient, renaissance, baroque and modern, and comes complete with maps and plans for every area. "The Rough Guide to Rome" is like having a local friend plan your trip!