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Roman Forum

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Address: Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome, Italy
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(+39) 06 39967700
8:30 am - 6:15 pm
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A few days in Rome

Finally took some time to visit the Forum. The entrance price includes the Colosseum as well. You need some time, if you want to see it all. The Romans like their Ruins and the... read more

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Finally took some time to visit the Forum. The entrance price includes the Colosseum as well. You need some time, if you want to see it all. The Romans like their Ruins and the history behind them.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To see all of this history is amazing in itself, the fact that it is so old and still here, once again we were lucky with the crowds as it was winter and we didnt have to be surrounded by hustle and bustle of toursts or scammers.

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Porirua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did the forum as part of a package to visit the colosseum. We had an excellent guide (Matthew) who was studying for his masters and knew his history and street stories down to its intimate detail. Watch out for the pickpockets at the Forum and outside the Colosseum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the most beautiful architecture and archeological artifacts, breathtaking panoramic view of Rome, worth spening a few hours walking around

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Peristeri, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

By the time you walk the stairs to enter the Forum you can feel a nice change on your mood.. You know that you walk among ancients houses and you may enjoy every step you make. You can use the same 13€ ticket to visit Coloseum too..

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did a walking tour without audio headset. Loved the ability to walk at my own pace, read and look at the remains. It is hard to describe the feeling walking though this city. The sheer fact that it is so old but still exists, is very hard to comprehend.

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The views from the top were fantastic. Just fantastic to see so much history and archaeology, even on a very wet day.

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There is no point in coming to Rome without seeing the Ancient City. The size of it surprised me, both the area itself and the the individual buildings. Despite the 2000+ years since it was in use you can imagine the hustle and bustle, and as it was the centre of government, almost hear the pompous self seeking speeches!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was part of our trip which included the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. Really knowledgable guide fascinating site. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a true sense of history walk through the forum. Amazing architecture and a great example of Roman life. Imagine the locals in the cobbled streets, the various temples, the senate building and the incredible way of life over 200 years ago. Fantastic.

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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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