Monday, 2 October 2023
27 facts about Rome
27 facts about Rome
The Eternal City hides many fascinating secrets
The history of Rome has been continuous for 28 centuries, although it is known that the area was inhabited much earlier. Rome is one of the longest in ...

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The city is home to more than 2.76 million people.
It is the most populous city in Italy and the third most populous in the European Union. The metropo ...
Sobrino de Botin, according to the Guinness World Records, the oldest restaurant in the world, is located in Madrid.
Established by a Frenchman Jean Botin and his wife, who fell in love with the local cuisine while tr ...
Shanghai means “on the sea.”
It is an appropriate name, considering that Shanghai is located at the mouth of the Huangpu River.
Rome has two major football clubs.
AS Roma and S.S. Lazio provide an unforgettable experience for their fans. Lazio is the older club, ...
Shanghai experienced a large outbreak of Covid-19 in early 2022, leading to a lockdown of the entire city from April 5th to June 1st.
The Al-Azhar Mosque is said to be the most renowned educational institution in Sunni Islam.
It is one of the oldest and most important in the Arab world. Its construction began shortly after t ...
The first Maglev railway was opened in Shanghai in 2002.
It is the fastest commercial train in the world. It reaches a top speed of 430 kph.
The longest street in Paris is rue Vaugirard.
It is located in the 15th arrondissement and is 4,36 kilometers long.
Piazza Navona is a square built in the late 15th century on the ruins of the Stadium of Domitian.
Originally a municipal market, Piazza Navona began to be transformed into the representative square we know today during the pontificate of Innocent X between 1644 and 1655.
Madrid has a large number of churches, some of which are some of the finest works of Spanish religious art. The oldest church that has survived to this day is San Nicolás de los Servitas. Its belfry dates back to the 12th century and is the oldest architectural element of the building.
The remaining parts of the church have been rebuilt many times and come from the period between the ...