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Rome Public Transport: beware of pickpockets!

24 March 2014
Daily life

Rome Italy – the capitol of history and art is, unfortunately, the pickpocket capitol of Italy due to the amount of tourist visiting the city every day. Anybody going to Italy will visit Rome at least one time in their life: well, if you are going to use public transport we advise you just to keep track of your wallet and purse while visiting the great sites.

Rome with its ancient sites, museums, magnificent churches, and excellent food, is a large city and an excellent home for pick pockets. Pick pockets and scams can occur in all corners of Rome, no place is sacred, and it takes a savvy traveler to come out unscathed. Areas where pick pockets are most active include:

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[li]The Sistine Chapel[/li]
[li]The Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna)[/li]
[li]The Train Stations[/li]
[li]The Coliseum[/li]
[li]The Trevi Fountain[/li]
[li]Piazza Venezia[/li]
[li]Piazza Navona[/li]
[li]The Roman Forum[/li]
[li]The “64” Bus[/li]
[li]The “8” tram[/li]
[li]All the subway train[/li]

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So if you do not want to think about your wallet while visiting Rome and you are searching for a secure and reliable way to enjoy the City we recommend you to book a private tour conducted by an English-speaking driver/guide. You will visit Rome safe and… with your wallet!

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