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Ancient Rome

Address: Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I just came back from a 14 days tour package to Europe for a family of 4 totaling 19 of us with CS Travel Pte Ltd. It was a total disappointment with many unhappy incidents during the trip especially with the tour leader, Linda Er (a freelance when I contacted her for planning our trip and now a staff with... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It is so large and so amazing you could easily spend a whole day here. We were not expecting this only the colosseum so we were rewarded with this extra treat that we did not really have the time or energy to fully apreciate

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Poughkeepsie
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My father came from this area and the thought that my direct ancestors took part in the building and use of the of thieancient Structures made this a special experience for me. To think something deep inside me may have been here thousands of years ago was very exciting. I found all of Rome was safe but did not remember... More 

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United States
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118 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Incredible views everywhere you turn. It's an amazing experience to be walking in the footsteps of those who lived here so long ago. There is so much to see that you really need to plan a whole day or two to explore. There are also plenty of restaurants in the area.

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14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We visited one afternoon the sun was out & it wasn't too crowded. Absolutely amazing ! Felt like we were stepping back in time the info on the signs was detailed & gave enough for the imagination to run wild ! Fabulous afternoon which has made a lasting impression on my memories or Rome.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited the Forum and Colosseum and Pantheon, walked past the Trevi Fountain (under construction). It is so remarkable to see the buildings in person and to visualize life long ago. The Colosseum is also getting some needed exterior repairs but the inside shows the area under the arena quite well and we were fortunate to have a guide to... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We signed up for a 12 person tour with What a Life Tours and were pleasantly surprised when we learned that we were the only 2 on the 3 hour tour. We really enjoyed having the attention of our tour guide, Giuliano who was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the ancient city and the colosseum. The day was hot and,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Just come back from 4 day visit to Rome. Stayed in Hotel Tiziano in the centre of city. All major sites within easy distance. Visited Vatican, Roman Forum, Colosseum . Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and much much more. Around every corner is a Piazza with lots going on. Very good restaurants, although being in Rome tend to be a bit expensive,... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place is brilliant, for a history fan. Mixed in with all the ruins there are restaurants and shops. It can all be seen on foot, and it's best to plan for a whole day so that you can see it all.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Inside city walls there is so much history its hard to even imagine being able to see it all in such a small area. The best part of this walled city is it is completely walkable to see everything!! It's got first class shopping along the main roads and thousands of restaurants to choose from. You could wander around here... More 

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