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Roman Forum

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Address: Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Skip-the-lines Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour for Kids and Families
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It's a very interesting place to visit, but I recommend you to take a guided tour, so you can understand better what you are viewing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a very interesting place to visit, but I recommend you to take a guided tour, so you can understand better what you are viewing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Top tip, go slightly later in the day as even the skip the line tickets end up in a queue. Once through security a magnificent tour of Ancient Rome. I great day all in all.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Roman Forum is a short walk past The Collesum and is worth visiting day or night time as it is well lit with lights.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic! Even on a cold day - a couple of vending machine points for hot drinks helped. The bit near the Colosseum is only a fraction of the site, could easily spend most of a day here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic to walk around an imagine the area as it would have been. Recommend spending as much time here as you can. Beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited in February, pre-booked tickets in the Colosseum/Palatine Hill package so did not have to join the hour long queue at 10am. This is such an amazing site to visit. Centuries of history surrounded us as we walked around the site which at that time was not too crowded. Because the site is so large it is really quite and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a visit combined with Palatine Hill and the Colosseum particularly as it's included in the price of the ticket. All of these attractions really do give you a true sense of ancient Rome

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this part of Rome but you should know about it. If you enjoy history then go and enjoy your time.i recommend to read about it and then visit the location.you will be surprised and it is wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I saw this on the same day as the Colosseum (its right next to it) and the Palatine Hill. It really makes you appreciate the Ancient Romans.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You need at least 2 hours to get a taste and 4 to 5 to really see it. There is a lot of climbing and walking but if you are into history you can miss it. Combined ticket with the Colosseum....see them separately if time allows.

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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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