"Colours" Do As Romans Do Tip by uglyscot

Do As Romans Do, Rome: 157 reviews and 139 photos

  buildings , nr the Campodoglio
by uglyscot

I love the way so many of the Roman buildings are painted in earth tones- terracotta, red and yellow ochre particularly.
These were obviously the colours available to the early inhabitants and have continued to be used by the Romans down the ages.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Jul 1, 2005
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

More Local Customs in Rome (1)



“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 1 4 0
Forum Rank:
0 2 1 1 5

Have you been to Rome?

  Share Your Travels