Practical Rome informationIf you have questions or look for more information about a certain Rome subject, we hope to give you the information you look for here. If you look for information about the transportation in Rome, visit the transportation menu point instead. Except from the information about the transportation, everything else can be found here, hopefully!

Among our practical advices we come with information about the currency in Italy, about public holidays, safety, electricity plugs, weather and several other similar important subjects.

You can also find information about certain areas of Rome, important phone numbers and read about the most famous piazzas in Rome.

Practical Rome information

National holidays

Italy is a religious nation, so on Sundays most shops are closed. You will still find some open shops on Sundays at popular areas, but in general Sundays are not the days for shopping. In addition to this there are quite some national holidays and public days off, and here you will find a list...

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Climate

You might imagine that the weather is always nice in Rome, and it is almost true. During the winter months it can of course get cold, but snow is not very normal in the Italian capital. Therefore it always become big chaos every time the snow fall, so on a snowy day, use the metro...

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Electric plugs

Out raveling today we all carry lots of electronic devices with us such as shaving machine, laptop, mobile phone and similar electrical stuff. As you arrive it can be very frustrating to discover that the plugs used in the actual country or hotel differs from the one you are used to, especially if your device...

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Currency in Italy

In Italy the Euro is the local currency, making it easy if you have some left-overs from other nations, and making it easy to understand how much things cost. In the former days the Lire was the currency, but since January 1st 1999 the Euro is the official currency of the nation. The prices in...

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Important hills

Rome is the city on the seven hills, and we have already written an article especially about the Capitoline Hill. But, there are many important hills in addition to this one, and here you can read about some of them. Palatine Hill It was at the Palatine Hill that everything started according to the legend....

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Important piazzas

Rome has several important piazzas, or squares, and here we describe some of those worth checking out while in the Italian capital. Piazza del Popolo This square was in the old days called the "Gate of Rome." The pilgrims came to the city through this square and the travel went on at one of the...

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Important phone numbers

If some problem should arise, or if there should be some other things happening, some of these phone numbers might turn out useful while in Rome. Important numbers: Nationcode: +39 Police: 113 Ambulance: 118 Fire department: 115 British Embassy in Rome Via XX Settembre 80a. I-00187 Roma RM. Telephone (39) 06 4220 0001 French Embassy

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Questions and answers

There are lots of questions that can be asked concerning Rome and Italy and we know that we can not write about everything here in our Rome Guide. But still we would like to give you the chance to ask your question here, and we will then do our best to give you an answer...

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