Italy's capital and one of the European cities full of history, is positioned in the province of Lazio in Italy. It is known for its seven hills: Capitoline, Palatine, Viminal, Quirinal, Esquilline, Caelian and Aventine and it is said that they stood on the basis to build the city symbol for the Roman Empire.
The historic center of the city is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Vatican is the symbol of faith, rebirth in modern history. Museums and cultural centers of the city are among the most precious treasures of the world and are part of European history and the world. Swinging to modern civilization, with Greece, Italy is recognized through Rome as part of world culture. This is not only due to the cultural aspect that it carries, but also to the modern and glamorous part dominated by fashion's rules. Fashion is at home in Rome. Shops and creative spaces make the city center a symbol for fashion trends alongside Paris.
The Eternal City as it is called Rome, hides important sights such as the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia, Phanteon - a sacred place that still remembers ancient Greece, the Colosseum - a famous meeting place for gladiators, the fountain of Trevi - where all wishes come true by throwing a single currency, the Forum . Because the list is so long, those who arrive in Rome need to buy a travel guide to help them discover the most important treasures of this city. In addition, music lovers have at their disposal impressive concert halls and art lovers can participate in exhibitions and galleries, you can enter the 20 theaters in the city and can thus be part of a cultural and artistic city.
From Romans we still find the roads in old stone impressively high and those supported decorative columns that seem connecting the sky with the earth. These columns can still be seen near the Colosseum, in areas remained. Colosseum in Rome, the famous meeting place for the gladiators to die in battle, is yet another example of the legacy of the Roman Empire. Do not forget Trajan's Forum, that ensemble built by Apollodorus of Damascus comprising a rectangular covered with white marble market. Tourists walk through the entrance gate arch form and discover the Column with sculptures depicting famous battles between Romans and Gauls.
For those who love shopping, Rome has to offer plenty of shopping areas, starting with those that surround the old town, to the shopping centers recognized for the variety of products. Among them Euroma 2 Porta di Roma and Castel Romano Outlet Cinecittà Due. It remains the most important area, known as the Via del Corso, which includes dozens of streets that are intertwined like a maze and all the old center, plus Via Nazionale.
Others The Most Admired Cities in the World .
Others from The Most Admired Cities in the World
Analysts from Anholt City Brands Index-GkK did over 5,100 interviews conducted worldwide.
Residents from 50 cities of China, India, South Korea, Australia, United States, Brazil, Russia, France, Germany and the UK have responded to a questionnaire choosing the most admired cities from 50 cities, according to six criteria : international reputation, place (transport, location), culture conditions (housing and public facilities), people (conviviality, safety and cultural diversity), educational and economic potential.
The result, published on 20 January 2016 was that the City of Lights was ranked the first, displacing London.
In previous ranking conducted in 2013, Paris was ranked third, notes agerpres.
The study - which results are published every two years - was conducted in September 2015 shortly before the attacks of 13 November, but a few months after January.
An admired City does not mean necessarily be visited.
"The attacks did not significantly change our lasting perception of the city," said Simon Anholt, creator standings, even though foreign tourists have not thought lately to visit soon Paris because the terms "state of emergency" and "conflict" are still present in their minds.
"The attacks do not change the reasons why tourists admire the beauty, attractions and cultural life of the city", concludes Anholt.
The ranking of the 10 cities most admired in the world admired, conducted by City Brands Index, comprises sequentially the cities: Paris, London, New York, Sydney, Los Angeles, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam, Melbourne and Washington DC.