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Roman culture is an exceptional representation of its glorious past with artistic patrimony. It is a true reflection of ancient times as well as the modern world. Art, fashion, religion, architecture and other factors give its culture an eclectic mix. This Eternal City is best defined to have a contrast of both history and modern world. Each step you take in Rome, past and present are best defined together. Even its 17th-century structures are mingled with modern time’s architecture. Art galleries, monuments and even food leave no gap in presenting an influential footprint from the ancient Rome. Christian culture is strongly held in traditions followed in Rome especially during Christmas and Easter seasons. During Christmas holidays, people receive blessings from Pope and during Easter they go to the St. Peter’s Square. Good Friday (Lenten season), annual Procession is marked from the Roman Colosseum to Palatine and Forum. Traditional mass is also carried out whether it is Easter or Christmas. Live music is also part of their Christmas holidays that further elaborate churches Nativity. Thus the major religion is Roman Catholicism. Romans are frequently seen arranging and becoming part of family gatherings and family holds an extremely important place in their culture.