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Walk the streets of Rome, and you'll experience thousands of years of history come alive. But as you marvel at the beauty of the Sistine Chapel and the majesty of the Colosseum, you will also pass elegantly chic shops and restaurants serving the best spaghetti carbonara you've ever tasted. The present and the past mingle easily in Rome--and in this amazing book! Greetings from Rome details the history, architecture, people, and culture of this awe-inspiring city. With full-color images of sites such as the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, and St. Peter's Basilica; quotes from famous writers that offer their own love for the city; and four removable postcards that you can frame or send to friends, this exciting book tells the complete story of Rome from its ancient beginnings to its fantastic present. Toss a coin in Trevi Fountain and make a wish! Once you've read Greetings from Rome, you'll want to return to the Eternal City again and again.