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Rome (Blue Guide)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  73 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The best, most comprehensive guide to one of the world's most intriguing cities. With detailed walking tours and helpful guides to the abundance of art, this is an essential guide for anyone interested in an in-depth view of Rome.
Paperback, Ninth Edition, 621 pages
Published April 19th 2006 by Blue Guides Limited of London (first published February 1st 1998)
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Pete daPixie
Mar 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Perhaps this guide may not be to everyones taste. Over six hundred pages, with the vast majority of the guide content concentrated on the eternal city's fantastic archaeological remains. In fact the first hundred pages barely describe anything younger than two thousand years old. With my interest in history, it's just not possible to give this 'Blue Guide to Rome' anything less than five stars. I think it must be very difficult to find a more comprehensive and thoroughly detailed study of Roman ...more
Don Mcguire
Apr 12, 2011 rated it liked it
The Blue Guides now are a shadow of former selves, and yet still more thorough in discussions of museums and history than almost anything else around (TCI Guides in Italian beat them hands down). 10th edition of Rome BG now out. Pretty good
Jen
Jul 03, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Getting ready for our trip this Fall.
Anurag
May 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Daunting but an excellent guide for Rome. The archaeological details are presented as a story which travel details don't impede.
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