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Your journey starts here. This new edition of our Rome guide, packed with colour photography, DK’s iconic illustrations and detailed maps, has been expertly updated so you won’t miss a thing.
Gorgeous, all-new color photography so you can imagine yourself there
Reasons to love Rome: beautiful piazzas, spectacular art, ancient monuments, lively local markets, heavenly ice cream—what will yours be?
See Rome from a different angle: 20 pages of fresh ideas for exploring the city
A year-long calendar of events in Rome gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons
Sturdy, laminated pull-out city map gives transportation information and a Metro, tram, and bus map
Expert advice covers the practical stuff: get ready, get around, and stay safe
Detailed color maps help you navigate Rome with ease
Expert tips to make memories that last—where to snap and share the perfect photo, take in stunning views, and escape the crowds
The most authentic places to stay, eat, drink, and shop
Easy-to-follow walks and itineraries take you on a tour of each area, with plenty of food and drink stops en route.
Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including St. Peter’s Basilica, the Palatine, and the Pantheon
Covers Capitol; Forum and Palatine; Piazza della Rotonda; Piazza Navona; Piazza di Spagna and Villa Borghese; Campo de’ Fiori; Quirinal and Monti; Esquiline; Lateran; Caracalla; Aventine; Trastevere; Janiculum; Vatican; and Via Veneto; plus sights beyond the old city walls, including day trips further afield
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Rome is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you create your own unique trip.
Staying longer? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy.
About DK Eyewitness Travel: For 25 years, DK’s beautifully practical Eyewitness guides have been combining inspiring ideas and expert advice with easy-to-read maps and vivid photography to inform and enrich your vacation. In 2018, the Eyewitness series was relaunched with a stunning new look that you will love even more. DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.
Expertly curated travel content in a beautifully practical package to accentuate the benefits of a guidebook over an unwieldy online experience
For the discerning traveler looking to escape—offering a trusted friend to help you to experience the “real” place with a sense of exploration and discovery.
DK Eyewitness Travel is the Silver Award-Winning Guidebook Series as voted by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2018
DK Eyewitness Travel is the No. 2 travel guide publisher in 2018 YTD (Source: Nielsen Bookscan)
About DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.
Marketing: National consumer and trade advertising campaigns
Social media campaign and giveaway contest across all platforms
Partnerships with travel agencies and companies
Influencer, blogger, and paid social campaigns
Luggage tag promotional giveaway at trade shows
Study Abroad Ambassador Program
Initiatives with content platforms to increase brand awareness
Publicity: TV/Radio tour
National trade/education/consumer press outreach
Advance copy influencer mailing
Educational/consumer awards nominee
“Known… for its four-color maps, photos and illustrations, the [DK] Eyewitness Guides are extremely user-friendly for travelers who want their information delivered in a concise, visual way.” – Chicago Tribune
“The best option… Color photos, maps, and diagrams bring the place to life.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer