French: Centre historique de Rome , les biens du Saint-Siège situés dans cette ville bénéficiant des droits d'extra-territorialité et Saint-Paul-hors-les-Murs
The Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura is a World Heritage Site in Holy See and Italy defined by the UNESCO in 1980 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 181 (151) in our monthly survey..


"Founded, according to legend, by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC, Rome was first the centre of the Roman Republic, then of the Roman Empire, and it became the capital of the Christian world in the 4th century. The World Heritage site, extended in 1990 to the walls of Urban VIII, includes some of the major monuments of antiquity such as the Forums, the Mausoleum of Augustus, the Mausoleum of Hadrian, the Pantheon, Trajan’s Column and the Column of Marcus Aurelius, as well as the religious and public buildings of papal Rome."
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