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Roman Forum

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This is a wonderful addition to seeing the Colosseum. It does not necessarily take as long to tour as the Colosseum and is well worth it. The historical significance is impressive.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Angela L
Reviewed today

Good to read the story before visiting. Amazing to see how the city evolved over the centuries. Nice views.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zarina_khm
Reviewed today

I've been to plently of ancient ruins and there has been very little effort gone into this site, the information and signage inside is terrible, as is the queue from colosseum side. If you want to enter do so from the Via Del Fori Imperiale...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Compared to the Colosseum the line to enter the forum was quite short. Besides from the history of this forum, some of the views from this place are worth even more!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JeroenRos
Reviewed yesterday

You can't miss the forum!! It's located right across from the Colosseum. It's my favorite attraction in Rome. It's what remains of ancient Rome at it's pinnacle. Make sure you have some type of guide, guidebook, or audio guide. You'll see piles of what looks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The history attached to the Forum and to see the remains of the buildings is amazing. You need to read the history of it to really appreciate the importance attached to it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nora246
Reviewed yesterday

As a family of four the adults enjoyed seeing the architecture and history and the kids (ages 4 and 6) loved running through the open spaces and exploring the ruins. We weren't there too long but February was the perfect time to explore because it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well I guess the titles says it all. At least spend there an hour or two just to enjoy all the amazing views. Both from the ground floor and the higher balconies.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank joostv936
Reviewed 2 days ago

this was part of our tour our guide was great told us a lot we didn't know it just gives you a strange feeling standing here knowing all the stories you are being told are true some good some sad its a must to see

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank joyce c
Reviewed 2 days ago

Memorable visit to the Forum, last week,with so much history to enjoy. Rome is working to preservethis very important archeology site, for visitors to relish.

Date of experience: March 2019
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momC2
March 7, 2019|
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Response from Joyce R | Reviewed this property |
We found it very easy to buy the tickets in Rome. The best way if you want to visit the Forum, Paletine Hill and Colosseum is to buy a two day ticket €12, at the ticket office on the Paletine Hill which is less busy than the... More
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Juan Carlos Q
March 3, 2019|
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Response from Joyce R | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Forum does require a ticket now as it is now part of a combined site with the Paletine Hill. It is gated and there is bag security on entry. Also as these are now a secure combined site once you come out you cant go... More
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GeorgiaSunSet
February 17, 2019|
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Response from Kiraldav | Reviewed this property |
The lines didn't look long to me, compared to the summertime crowds. However, I wouldn't know the specific wait times. Sorry.
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