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The Tiber riverin Rome, Italy

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All bridges аcross the Tiber were built in different architectural styles, but each one of them is the perfect observation deck.
The Tiber river, Rome
The Tiber river separates Rome on two shores: the Colosseum and the other main sights are located on the right shore, and the Trastevere district – on the left one.

Interesting facts


• The Tiber was used for the public executions in the Ancient Rome.

• Expression “To cross the Tiber” had the meaning “to turn into catholic religion”.

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Photo: Tiber, © Aleksandr Zykov

• The first stone bridge was built here in 142 BC and called The Pons Aemilius. It was damaged for several times during 1700 years and had finally ruined after rebuilding.

The Tiber river today


In past the Tiber was the great river used for trade and military ships, but also it was a part of the Ancient Rome's sewer system, so later it was clogged up. Now the river doesn't impress by it's size or cleanness, but every year on January 1, people dive into the Tiber from the Cavour bridge according to tradition, which took start over 50 years ago.

Tiber river
Photo: Tiber river, © Inés Fernández

You can enjoy the excellent views during the water tours along the Tiber, or walk along the riverfront where you can find nice restaurants and souvenir shops.

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#53Have a picnic on the Tiber Island in RomeHave a picnic on the Tiber IslandDarina

Isola Tiberina, the Tiber island, is called one of the most romantic places in Rome. Go here to relax and enjoy the views.

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#26Sightseeing tour in Rome by carSightseeing tour in Rome by car

Try the unique experience of visiting Rome comfortably in a luxury car with personal English-speaking chauffeur.

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#33Open bus 1 day tourOpen bus 1 day tour

To see all Rome in a short period of time its not necessary to take a helicopter, you may just have a 1 dat tour on a open bus and enjoy the best sights of Eternal City.

€20+/person
#40Rome on scooterRome on scooter

See all great buildings, monuments, magnificent sights of Rome in one day while riding a retro scooter and plunge in the atmosphere of Eternal City.

€100+/person

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