Rome 2009

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Avalon Travel Publishing, 2008 - Travel - 410 pages
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"Rick Steves' Rome 2009" allows any traveler to enjoy the sights and appreciate the lively culture of Italy's capital and the center of the ancient world, from the architectural wonder of the Colosseum to a great cappuccino at a local cafe. Rick offers expert advice on all of the must-see destinations, including the Pantheon, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. With detailed tours of Rome's best museums and historic sights as well as unique walks through local neighborhoods, "Rick Steves' Rome 2009" is the definitive guide to this world-class city.

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User Review  - Niecierpek - LibraryThing

For my short trip, this was the best guide to Rome out of the ones I had. I liked its organization, style, and info. It saved me a lot of time by pointing out when to see places and how to go about things. I found everything I needed there. Read full review

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User Review  - BoundTogetherForGood - LibraryThing

Packed with useful information. We have downloaded his Rome audio tours for free from iTunes to listen to as we tour sites. I feel very prepared for our trip. Read the whole book! Read full review

About the author (2008)

Rick Steves is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans. Rick has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He's researched and written 24 travel guidebooks and hosts the public television series "Rick Steves' Europe," now in its seventh season. He also organizes and leads tours of Europe and offers an information-packed website ( Rick lives in Edmonds, WA, just north of Seattle, with his family.

Gene Openshaw lives in Seattle, WA.

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