"Lots of poverty unfortunately...." Italy Warnings Or Dangers Tip by vandi

Italy Warnings and Dangers: 204 reviews and 133 photos

Lots of poverty unfortunately. Lots of pickpockets. Usually youths that travel in gangs. This happened on the way to the Coliseum in broad daylight. We were told to knock them senseless by a manager of the hotel. They usually approach you with a map or book, hold it infront of you and take your watch. They are super fast and you barely feel a thing. They are very professional, it's their job and they do it well !!
Lots of mothers with babies lying on the sidewalk begging in all the filth and dirt of the street. Truly heart breaking.

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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