By AAA Travel Editor Michelle Palmer
April 08, 2022
More than 2,500 years old, Rome is known as The Eternal City for good reason. Its history encompasses creation myths, an empire that spanned from the United Kingdom to Egypt, technological advancements and world-renowned art and architecture.
Beginning in the era Roman emperors reigned over the mighty empire throughout the Renaissance and beyond, temples and churches were constructed around the city; many of which continue to attract travelers from around the world.
Thinking of adding Rome to your bucket list? Check out our list of what to do when visiting Rome.
Note: Vatican City guards strictly enforce dress code. To enter, shorts and skirts must be below the knees; sleeveless shirts and low-cut tops are not permitted. Men are not permitted to wear hats indoors. Clothing, accessories and tattoos must be free of logos and imagery that would be considered out of compliance with Catholic morality. These rules also apply to many of the churches in Rome.