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Bathe in the Pàntheon's spotlight and admire the most singular architectural achievement of Ancient Rome. Coax your inner cook into the kitchen at the Città del Gusto, the City of Taste. Find your bella figura at Femme Sistina, and then sashay forth with confidence. Know your giallorossi from your biancazzuri and make sure you get your seat right at the Stadio Olimpico.