Trastevere Charme Apartment

Happy Bday Rome

Happy Birthday, Rome! Today you are 2771 years old!!!
According to the legend narrated by Varrone Rome was founded by Romolo in 753 b.C. From this date derived the roman chronology with its locution Ab urbe condita (that is: from the founding of the city).
The first celebration of Rome’s Birthday was in 47 b.C. by Claudio, then interrupted after the fall of Roman Empire and resume during Italian Risorgimento.
Today, in the XXI century, the city of Rome celebrates its birthday every April 21st through shows with ancient costumes in symbolic places such as Circus Maximus or Imperial Forums and through conferences and seminars on history and art. In this day, many museums of Rome are free!!!

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