Rome is throwing an annual birthday celebration. Be prepared to place 2,766th candles on her cake.
The Eternal City was founded on April 21, 753 B.C. according to legend – and the calculations of Lucius Taruntius Firmanus, a Roman astrologer and mathematician who lived in the 1st century B.C.
There are plenty of events planned for Natale di Roma. Aventine Hill is decorated with torches and lights. There are fireworks displays along the Tiber River. You can attend Gladiator shows. On April 21, 2013, all the museums and the city parks are open and are free to the public. For more information visit: http://www.comune.roma.it/wps/portal/pcr