Tourists congregate in the Piazza di Spagna at the foot of the Spanish Steps with the Trinita dei Monti in the background.
A classic Fiat car complete with old Roma plates looks at home on the cobbled street. The number plates no longer contain the name of the city.
A woman stops to chat to two stall holders set up on the street.
A young woman reaches over the fountain outside the Pantheon. The Fontana del Pantheon was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII in 1575.
A director waits for the actors to arrive to begin rehearsals for a play in this theater.
Tourists shop on the Via Condotti on their rented Segways.
A view along the Tiber of St Peter's Basilica and the Ponte de Sant' Angelo at night.
Men playing chess outside a cafe put up umbrellas when it rains rather than stop the games.
A woman photographs a man in front of the Colosseum.
The owner of a horse-drawn carriage waits for customers.
A group of nuns at the entrance to the Vatican take pictures and ask questions of the Swiss Guard on duty.
A tourist bus passes the ancient columns in front of the Chiesa di Santa Francesca Romana on the Roman Forum.
Amid the classic structures and historical beauty of the Eternal City, doses of modernity hide in unexpected places.
This taxi driver practices on his trumpet.
A typical night time corner of the city with an outdoor cafe, diners and parked scooters.