City Highlights Rome

  • by iAudioguide
  • Narrated by Brian Butler
  • 0 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This audio guide to Rome is made for independent travelers with an interest in the stories behind famous places in the Eternal City. (It is also available as a bilingual English/Italian version.) For each of the 16 attractions, you will become familiar with the essential facts and learn some amusing anecdotes. So if you choose this guide, you will never have a snack on the Spanish steps, and you will better understand the privilege of having the Pope as an uncle. Just listen to the sample track, and you will understand that quality, along with entertainment, is the key to this program, which was written by a local tour guide.Each track is independent from the others, so you can freely choose your itinerary according to your interests and the time you have at your disposal. Listeners with an interest in improving their Italian can also buy the bilingual English/Italian version, in which each track is available in both languages. The Rome iAudioguide covers:1. Saint Peter's Square
2. Saint Peter's Basilica, 1st part: the outside
3. Saint Peter's Basilica, 2nd part: the interior
4. The Sistine Chapel
5. Castel Sant'Angelo
6. Piazza Navona
7. Piazza Venezia
8. The Colosseum
9. Trevi Fountain
10. Spanish Steps
11. Piazza del Popolo 1st part: history
12. Piazza del Popolo 2nd part: the churches
13. Villa Borghese
14. Pantheon
15. Roman Forum
16. Imperial Forums

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Good summary of the city's main points

Would you consider the audio edition of City Highlights Rome to be better than the print version?

Yes beacuse you can walk around the city while listening to the audio.


Which character – as performed by Brian Butler – was your favourite?

At times he did sound like one of those robotic speech machines


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes as the audio is quite short.


Any additional comments?

Whould be improved if they could go into a bit more detail on all the arears. As the tour was quite short.

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- Brian

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-01-2008
  • Publisher: iAudioguide.com