02 June 2015The city of Rome, also know as Urbs or the Eternal City is the prestigious capital of Italy founded on April 21 753 BC is situate on the 7 legendary hills that today are home to marvelous luxury villas. It is the most populated city in Italy with almost 3 million inhabitants, and since 1980 it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For centuries it has been considered one of the most important cities in the world. Inside the city of Rom, there is also the Vatican City, cornerstone of Christianity. From penthouses in Rome you can easily admire a surprising concentration of artistic, architectural, and cultural patrimony , from Etruscan tombs to imperial forum, Paleo-Christian basilicas to medieval and baroque churches, and from Renaissance buildings to Egyptian obelisks. There is a proverb that says, “All streets lead to Rom,” which underlines that this city was for many centuries the true capital of the civilized world, a legendary conquerer that experience eras of glory as well as deep depression. Rome today is a seductive and pleasurable mix of ancient history and modernity, an engaging open air museum where you can immerse yourself in time travel through legend, culture, religion, art, and institutions. In the city center alone, there are more than 400 churches, the Vatican, a reference point for millions of Christians from all around the world, as well as the most important building of the Italian Republic’s political power. Don’t miss out on seeing the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, Piazza di Spagna, with the famous Trevi Fountain, immortalized by Fellini’s film “La Dolce Vita,” and the scenographic staircase surrounded by superb luxury villas, Piazza Navona with Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers, and baroque buildings, the Galleria Borghese with rich collections of art, the Vatican Museums, romantic Trastevere, the marvelous four Papal Basilicas such as Saint Peter’s, the lively market of Campo de’ Fiori, the beautiful Via del Corso and Via Condotti dedicated to lovers of shopping. Sacred and profound, ancient yet modern, these characteristics live together in harmony and will surprise you while you walk around this marvelous city. Beautiful and unforgettable, Rome fascinated millions of tourists each year and many choose to buy a luxury apartment or dream house here. Rome is just 20 km away from the seaside and its green surroundings offer a pleasant alternative to the city. Together with Milan, Rome is a center full of VIPs, actors, politicians, and it is for this reason that it has an incredible wealth of prestigious luxury villas both in the historical city center as well as in more residential areas such as Olgiata, noted for its charming green areas and exclusive clubs.