As the sun sets on the Eternal City, something magical happens. The terracotta and burnt orange palazzi take on ashy, inky hues. The streetlights awaken, their glow illuminating Rome’s ancient ruins. Bars and restaurants prepare for the evening crowds and people of all ages venture outdoors to shake off the day’s work and socialize. Rome offers abundant opportunities to enjoy art, history, culture and great food. Nighttime is no exception. Here are some of our favorite ways to spend a night in Rome.