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Rome

21 Apr

(This is the first of three parts of our Italy trip.)

Rome (Roma, in Italian), as the capital city of Italy, has many memorable histories of Roman Empire and Roman Catholic Church. Being the 11th most visited city in the world, third most in the European Union, the city is very crowded. It claims to be the country’s largest city. Luckily, most attractive sightseeing area seems to be within walking distance — to tourists anyway. We walked around in the city for all four days. Although exhausted, it’s very rewarding. The city is old and there are not many modern high-rise buildings. The relics of the historic sites make it look even older. There are already many web sites talking about Rome. So say no more, here are the photos. (image count: 101)

(Click on thumbnails to see the slideshow. Some photos are best viewed at larger size. The link for higher resolution is available directly above each image once you click on it. The browser is likely automatically fit the image into the size of your browser window. If you see a magnifying mouse pointer, click inside the image again to see 100% of the image.)

Copyright © 2011. Jenson Yu. All rights reserved.
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6 Comments

Posted by on April 21, 2011 in Travel

 

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6 responses to “Rome

  1. Bev Chan

    April 24, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    The pictures are so pretty! =)

     
  2. maximegousse

    April 25, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    Tks for sharing. My spouse and I are leaving for Italy in 11 days. You can read my blog here:

    maximegousse.wordpress.com

     
    • Jenson Yu

      April 25, 2011 at 8:54 pm

      You sure have better gears than I do. All I have is D5000 with 18-55mm kit lens + 55-200mm and a lightweight ball head tripod.

       
  3. Reeney

    May 7, 2011 at 2:58 am

    Nice trip, Great pictures!

     
  4. Joseph

    June 4, 2011 at 12:01 am

    Excellent
    Looks like you had a good time in Rome .
    I loved it too.

     

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