Very close to Rome, you can visit the Banditaccia, the Etruscan Necropolis become UNESCO heritage, in 2004.
You can't miss to visit it, if you are in Rome for a few days, because it is an important evidence of the Etruscan civilization.
A few people know the Roman artichoke - called "carciofolo" in Roman dialect -, the first vegetable gaining the PGI classification, thanks to its organoleptic features, the absence of spurs, and its dimension.
But also its history is very interesting.
The Roman Carnival is an historical tradition of the past. It was a very important public event in Rome, beginning eleven days before the Lent, when the Campidoglio's bell tolled. Its origins date back to the ancient times.
The four rivers, symbol of ROMAN BAROQUE
"In Rome you can find the remains of that so peculiar magnificence and destruction, one more than the other able to go over our imagination!”
This is one of the best known quotations expressed about Rome by the German play writer Goethe, as he could be considered the creator of the current tourist guides, thanks to his " Italian journey"; he wanted to express the astonishment you could feel the first time you discover one of the most famous squares in Rome, where the majestic Fountain of the Four Rivers is situated.
Italy has rituals, typical of each region and city, heart of the habits the people have there, as they were born or who moved there, making them part of their own.