The signs warn you that it is an offense to put posters on the walls:
Aren’t they beautiful?
A sign of lawyer’s office:
In the designated places posters are put on top of each other:
Many streets are so narrow that they leave almost no space for pavements. So people have to walk right on the roads.
Via del Corso:
This pavement close to Quattro Fontane is about a foot wide:
When pedestrians cross a road, you will see a yellow traffic light instead of green. That is because green is on for about a second, and then yellow is on for about twenty:
Tripods on sale throughout the city:
Vatican television is silent:
Romans use the flat roofs of the building as small gardens:
В церкви Санта-Мария-Маджора установлен прекрасный автомат по сбору денег. Кидаешь монетку — в определённой части церкви загорается подсветка.
In Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore there is a machine where you put money to turn on some lights:
In the Leonardo da Vince museum you can touch things, but should be careful:
Roman metro is quite small. It is hard to build an underground train network in a city full of archeological digs, so the lines mostly pass around the city center. Colosseo station is a rare exception:
It is quite dark and dirty on the stations:
But the trains are probably the best I have ever encountered. They are spacious, light and very quiet:
A transfer passage:
Pure Italian wayfinding (sortie means “exit” in French):
The bus 200 connected my hotel with the city center:
There are actually two routes 200 in Rome, and both of them stop here! Luckily, I’ve learned this secret on my first trip when I was lucky enough to get the right one. A girl on board recognized I was a tourist and told me about the oddity. So all future rides started with a conversation with driver in pure Italian:
— Buona sera! Corso Francia?
Public transport drivers wear a uniform:
Smart way to show the maximum luggage size:
A bus stop with an integrated bench:
A street lamp:
A mailbox for newspapers:
A prohibition of walking the dogs without collars:
The statue is on FaceTime with someone:
The fountains vomit:
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