The city council has introduced a serious of tough measures in the Italian capital as police are handed more powers.
New rules will see a serious of activities banned with fines of hundreds of euros introduced.
Authorities want to clean up the city as they crack down on a range of activities such as dog fouling and soliciting prostitution.
The mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, announced that 500 new city police will be employed to make sure the rules are enforced.
“After 72 years of waiting, Rome has new urban police regulations. Today is a historic day,” she said yesterday.
In the past, Rome has introduced temporary measures to crack down on unruly behaviour, but now these rules will become permanent.
Now, anyone caught dressing up as a Roman centurion for photos will be fined €400 (£354).
Such costumed ‘gladiators’ are accused of over-charging, harassing and pick-pocketing unsuspecting tourists, reported The Local.
There are also strict rules