Founded in 753 BC, Italian capital Rome is one of the world's oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe. Today this dynamic city, combining ancient architecture with thriving contemporary culture is home to over 2.5 million people. Alongside its deep rooted history is the city's cuisine, which includes the traditional carbonara and amatriciana dishes on the menus of the majority of Roman restaurants. Hire a car from Rome Ciampino Airport and you can take in some of this ancient metropolis' most well-known historical sights. These breath-taking monuments include the world's largest Coliseum; Palatine Hill, centre of the Seven Hills of Rome which overlook the city; and the fourth century cathedral known as the Basilica of San Clemente.