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The Markets of Trajan are an archaeological complex of uniqueness in Rome, perhaps even worldwide. They represent an area that has experienced the evolution of the city from the imperial age to today; an area that has been constantly recycled and...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in Rome for two years and having led many student groups to see the city's riches, I felt I should check out this museum to see what it had to offer and what I wasn't exposing my students to that could help them...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marvelous remains of Emperor Trajan's Forum, including a library, shopping arcade, administrative offices and the triumphal column. After the Colosseum, this is maybe the largest still standing ancient structure in the Roman Forum (or better said - Forums). There is a museum inside the Market,...More

Thank Milen D
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The Museum is located in the Great Hall and Central Block of the Mercati di Traiano and within a section of Trajan's Forum. It was opened in 2007 and through some amazing exhibits it introduces you to the many 'events', the ideology of government, military...More

1  Thank Margaret K
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is the area which is just near Emmanele which has some older low lying ruins and the Trejan Market ruins also. It is a couple of blocks long, lots of photo ops. There is a museum with a cover price which has many displays...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Not knowing much about the site before going in, I was pleasantly surprised. From the street it looks like a small exhibition, but once you get in, the route takes you through the several floors and forums that the Traiano site has to show you....More

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Well I crossed the road from Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II and thought we just look around these ruins, to prepare ourselves when we later visit the Colosseum which we could see up the road when we would see more ruins. The Trajan's Forum is...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed June 10, 2018

It is part of Trajan's Market and there are many shops around the structures in the past. Detailed explanations are available by joining the guided tour despite the entrance fee on the high side.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

The museum located beside the road in front of Monument of Emanuelle Vittorio II, Altar ofthe Fatherland

Thank Asep H
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This covers a large area and many stairs. I would not recommend for anyone with a stroller or wheelchair. There’s objects to view inside on two levels and outside on 3-4 levels. It’s a maze to get to them all. A map would be useful....More

Thank MJLAlberta_Canada
Reviewed April 27, 2018

A fascinating museum set within the rooms of a large building from the Roman era. The exhibits were well labelled with plenty of explanation in both Italian and English. It explained about the 5 fora that can be seen and their history, with a special...More

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Karina M
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Zetema M | Property representative |
Dear Karina, in the summary of regulations that govern entry to civic museums and archaeological sites we can read (en.mercatiditraiano): free admission to visitors with disabilities and a family member or a carer who can... More
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Ashley C
July 17, 2017|
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Dear Ashley, booking in advance is not compulsory. In any case, online tickets are valid only for the date on the ticket, at any time of the day. Best regards
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February 2, 2017|
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Dear Deanna, The Markets of Trajan are a window on the imperial Forums and an archaeological complex of uniqueness in Rome. They represent an area that has experienced the evolution of the city from the imperial age to... More
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