Rome is one of the world's most ancient cities. Allegedly founded by twin brothers Romulus and Remus in 753 BC, Rome has stood as a monument to the might and influence of its eponymous empire for more than 2,000 years. Visitors taking a car hire in Italy can relive the glory of this historic metropolis during the celebration of the city's founding, taking place on April 22.
The city is home to almost 3 million people, and every April, people are united in celebration of Rome's considerable impact on Western civilization. Tourists visiting Rome during the celebrations can learn more about the Roman Empire at one of many historical presentations, discussions and events held across the city. After an introduction to the story of how Rome came to be, visitors can watch mock gladiatorial battles, eat traditional Italian food and see several performing arts events.
The festival also features a unique beauty pageant in which contestants attempt to capture the essence of Roma, goddess of the city. Many of Rome's most famous landmarks will host various events, including the Colosseum, the Fori Imperiali and the Circo Massimo.
A car hire in Rome is an ideal way for visitors to navigate the streets of this historic city as they learn about the rise and fall of an empire.