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Find out Ways to Easily Navigate in Rome

In case you are considering visiting Rome this year you should not worry as it is in the list of the cities are most famous in the world. Mezzi pubblici is the Italian term used in Rome for public transit. You need a ticket if you want to ride in local trains, buses, trams, and metros. The tickets can be bought in self-service in kiosks in bus stops, metro stations and newsagents you can buy the BIT single ticket which has 100 minutes enabling you to travel in all public means. This BIT can to travel in trams or connecting buses and valid for 72, 48 or 24 hours.

For tourists who are going to be in Rome for a few days this is a good choice. CIS pass ticket is valid for weekly, monthly or annually making it a good choice. You should validate the tickets once you enter the bus as inspectors will not let you off because you are a tourist. Ticket validation should be done on the yellow machines found in buses or trams. Use the automatic barriers to stamp your ticket in metros. The Roma pass is a good tourist choice because it allows entry to public trusts, museums, discounts, and others. Using the train to navigate Rome is easy.

Using public tickets is good for inner city train rides. These public tickets allow you to go up to the red line found on the ATAC map on the train tickets. In case you want to travel beyond the red line you should buy a train ticket. Tourists go for the Roma Lido train line as the best choice. To avoid fines stamp your ticket. Metro lines A and B are the only metro lines that are available in Rome making traveling round Rome a tiring endeavor. Small tourists sites do not have metro stops near them, but big tourists sites like the Colosseum and the Vatican have metro stops near them.

Transport strikes common in Rome therefore as a tourist you should always have plan B. To navigate Rome you can also use taxis but make sure you use only those marked, “Commune di Roma”. Ensure it is at 1, and you should watch this number so that the driver does not change it to 2 because if that happens, it means you are being overcharged. The meter starts counting as soon as you call for a taxi.

Though expensive Uber is also available in Rome. Uber Black is available but at a slightly higher price and nicer cars. Small cities in Italy do not have Ubers, but they are only found in Milan and Rome. We hope this is a useful guide when visiting the Eternal City with an intention of using public transport.

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