Rome, the “Eternal City” is Italy’s political and religious heartbeat and the twin presence of government and Church dominates the city. It has been a sacred place and internationally important city since ancient times with the first known temple being built in Rome around 575 BC. A Jewish community was established here in 161 BC and Christians arrived in the 1st century AD. Ever since Rome has been the centre of Catholic Christianity.
Rome's abundance of ancient temples, synagogues, churches and shrines make it one of the best cities to explore the holy places of a variety of religious traditions, making it a perfect and unforgettable place to visit with a group of students