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Palatine Hill

#10 of 1,269 things to do in Rome
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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Address: Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6 | autre entrée : Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 06 39967700
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The commercial, political and religious center of ancient Rome, which...

The commercial, political and religious center of ancient Rome, which features the Arch of Septimus Severus, Temple of Saturn, Arch of Titus and the House of the Vestals.

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Ancient Rome Segway Tour with Optional Skip the Line Colosseum Ticket
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Private Tour: Palatine Hill in Rome Including Domus Augustana
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Family-Friendly Tour to the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill

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Steeped History and a view over old Rome

To stroll through the gardens and think of all that has happened in the past in this location, the people that have resided love lived and died is an amazing experience, To stand... read more

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only went here because it was free with the Colosseum ticket. Having already been to Pompeii the day before and just having left the Colosseum, this place was pretty lack luster. Not to mention in the courtyard of an impressive ruins, was a sign with 3 foot high large block letters saying LOSER. Kinda kills the atmosphere.... Unless you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To stroll through the gardens and think of all that has happened in the past in this location, the people that have resided love lived and died is an amazing experience, To stand on the hillside and survey the city as emperors would have done two thousand year ago connects you to the past.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Use your imagination and imagine the ancient Romans walking among these buildings. Although the ruins are not complete, they give a great insight into how life must have been.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

thus attraction is part of the roman forum. buy your tickets online with the collusisum in order to skip the ques

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a walk from the Palatine Hills down to the Colosseum on the original Roman road build before Christ. It will send shivers down your spine to know how far we have come and how amazing cultures were even in those years before technologies.

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Again the Gladiator Tour company was fantastic. Another must see if you're in Rome. Definitely should see again if I'm in Rome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful tour of the Colosseum and Palatine Hill. I was so fascinated by the sights, I actually tripped & fell in front of the place where Julius Caesar was cremated. Should have been watching where I was going, but was in awe of the fact I was in front of such a historic place. Pretty memorable, even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a fair trek up on a hot day, but the views are really worth it. The gardens were slightly trampled looking in August.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

palantine hill has some of the best ruins of temples and palaces and some great views of rome from the top a ticket gets you into the colosseum and palantine hill which are next to each other

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Palintine Hill is a must for great views & the ability to walk from the top of the Roman Forum. Expect many steps which are very steep.

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here. Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its ancient beginnings to its 21st century transformations. Whether it’s those historical playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this neighborhood packs a cultural punch and then some. Screaming scooters, battling buses, crazy cars, and lots of foot traffic converge in the area all day long. By dusk, a different vibe emerges as the neighborhood quiets down. Don't be surprised if you find yourself passing through the Piazza Venezia at least once a day, since it’s the most direct way to get from one side of town to another.
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