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Roman Forum

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Address: Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 06 39967700
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Remains are spectacuar and worth a visit

Just to wander around the ruins and the gardens is great. There are plenty of people who will guide you around but there is plenty of information on siet to tell you what the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Just to wander around the ruins and the gardens is great. There are plenty of people who will guide you around but there is plenty of information on siet to tell you what the various bits are and its nice to just look at yourself, Be prepared to walk quite a distance as the site is huge. Well worth a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

It's a must see for your trip to Rome but make sure you really give it the time it deserves. We had a great time here although tough with a stroller.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This was part of our Colosseum tour, and it was such a surprise to see the plaza where so much happened in Rome. White most of the buildings are gone, there are enough artifacts to see what it was like so long ago. Don't miss the place where Caesar's ashes are put to rest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Visted here and Palatine Hill and both were very interesting and as must-see. Got sopme great photos.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This place is full of amazing history but like the Colosseum the signs around the place are real bad. Very hard to see them and arrows pointing in not soo correct directions. Still.... Definitely a place to put on your 'must see' list while in Rome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Recommend as a part of a tour as there are limited audio guides, and the condition of the ruins really require some colour and explanation to get the full history. A must see and can be combined with a trip to the colosseum as close by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The Roman Forum is a great and majestic place, piazza, which used to be the center, the core of the former Roman Empire. Now it’s only ruins, but some of them are still so huge and looks solid yet are so ruined. One can imagine still how Rome was looking at those years and just to imagine how it was,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I've visited the Forum twice now on separate trips and this time it still blew me away like I'd never seen it before. The remains of ancient temples and market places are hugely impressive and the history is really interesting. I had an audio guide (one which I got free from Rick Steves, though I'm sure there are others) which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Don't bother reading this review. You're wasting time - just go and step back in time. This is Rome - AND YOU'RE ACTUALLY IN THE FORUM. It's magnificent, the centre of Roma, and the centre of Roman history. Drink water straight from the source when you get hot, see ruins older than most of your home towns. Whatever you do,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We got a hop on hop off your through Viator that includes front of the line passes to a range of things including the Roman forum. There are long lines for the tickets, even if you pre booked them as you still have to pick them up and you can not skip the security line which effectively means your front... More 

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