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Address: Piazza di Spagna - Spanish steps square | In Front of the Column/Obelisk Near Mc Donald's, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Description: Rome Free Tour is the original tour created for the budget oriented...
Rome Free Tour is the original tour created for the budget oriented traveler who wants to see the 'Eternal City' as never before...
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it is a very beautiful place to visit . Vatican and colosseum etc .when taking public transport it is better to buy a 100 min valid ticket rather than day pass .to enjoy the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

it is a very beautiful place to visit . Vatican and colosseum etc .when taking public transport it is better to buy a 100 min valid ticket rather than day pass .to enjoy the beauty of the city walking is the best way . street shopping is amazing with good bargains . be careful while in Tourist places and take... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Super hit travel with the typical interpreters, It was exact and too cool for me. I would love to come back again here when in time.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were led by a professional tour guide who gave us quite an education about Roman history and sites, including a lot about its architecture and artists, with a lot of laugh lines. As a professional, though, he was also firm about keeping us moving and adhering to the rules.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

The guide Stefan was very knowledgeable and showed us the area which was good for an overview of where to go on the following days. Not so sure about the restaurant he recommended it was okay but not great.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

My sister and I took two free tours with Colin, one to the Colosseum and one of the downtown core. We knew very little going in, but we learned a tonne of interesting facts on the tour. We were lucky to be the only people on the tour both times so we were able to ask as many questions as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Went on this tour off the back of another free tour at Palatine Hill. Guide was a lad called Colin; I gather from chatting to him that this venture has changed hands recently, so the bulk of the negative reviews on here (relating to no-shows and superficiality) should be disregarded. The tour met outside McDonald's near the Spanish Steps and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

My husband and I waited over a half hour for the tour to the Colosseum (10:45-11:20) and the guide never showed up. What a waste of time. We've done a few of these tours in Paris and Rome and this was the first to not show. Check out Discover Walks or The New Rome Free Tour, both were excellent! Check... More 

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Gio F, Proprietario at Rome Free Tour, responded to this review

Kelly, I'm really sorry for what happened. The problem was due to a guide that now doesn't work for us anymore. Hope to see you next time. Ciao Giorgio More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We went on the free tour of the city centre at 2pm and the guide Maria was really interesting, 1 of the best guides ive had and ive been on many free tours. We also took a private tour of the vatican with the same company and that was wonderful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

We and several other people were at the meeting point and our guide never showed up. We were on a limited schedule and wasted valuable time on this. Would not recommend.

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Gio F, Proprietario at Rome Free Tour, responded to this review

Dear Brian, I'm really sorry for what happened. The problem was due to a guide that now doesn't work for us anymore. Hope to see you next time. Ciao Giorgio More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Nothing good to report about this tour. Worth mentioning we have done several Free Tours in many cities, so not that we ain't familiar with the Free Tour Format. There was just everything wrong about this one. - Difficult to locate the guide at the starting point (its not in front of the Spanish Steps, but infront of a McDonalds... More 

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Guys, I'm really sorry for what happened. The problem was due to a guide that now doesn't work for us anymore. Hope to see you next time. Ciao Giorgio More 

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Address: Address: Piazza di Spagna - Spanish steps square | In Front of the Column/Obelisk Near Mc Donald's, 00187 Rome, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio

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Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (9pm), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
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