Things to see and do

Welcome to Rome, “La Citta’ Eterna” – the eternal city – as it’s called in Italian. If you have never been to Rome, this is a perfect opportunity to explore the city before or after the conference. If you have already explored the main tourist attractions, we are sure that you’ll find more to discover off the beaten track.

The City of Rome provides more information about the city, what to do, events, news and recommended itineraries. Rome is steeped in history pertaining to our conference theme of Carne - Flesh and organization. Please find below some popular areas that you might like to explore.

Testaccio: Meatpacking district of Rome

This area used to be the meatpacking district of Rome. It was then transformed into a museum, and many traditional Roman restaurants can be found in this area.

The Jewish Ghetto

The Jewish Ghetto is another place of historic interest that is also home to great restaurants. It was also the site of raids during the Second World War and is a neighbourhood full of character.

Teatro Marcello (Colosseo)

The Colosseo is a must do in Rome, to see the place where gladiators used to compete, together with a visit to the Fori where you can stroll through temples and the ancient Roman squares.

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