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The Arch (~203 A.D.) is in the Northeast area of the Roman Forum on the Via Sacra, not fart from the base of the Capital Hill, there Forum of Caesar, the Temple of Saturn, Column of Phocas, Temple of Vespasian & Titus and Curia Julia....More
This arch ha been standing here for nearly two thousand years. The amount of detail that is still clearly visible and the fact that the structure is still largely intact is nothing short of incredible. A must!
At the Northwest end of the Forum near the foot of the Capitoline hill is the Arch of Emperor Septimius Severus which commemorate Parthian victories. The arch was dedicated in 203 AD. Great view of this from the basement of the Musei Capitolini which looks...More
The Arch of Septimus Severus stands at the opposite end of the Roman Forum from the Arch of Titus. It is a beautiful arch and it reflects the wealth and prestige of the Ancient Roman Empire. Septimus Severus brought some stability to the Empire and...More
Have to admit Im a bit of a lover of this type of monumental arch and this is a great example. Great location, fabulous detail and easy to imagine the legions of Rome passing through. Very photogenic particularly if you include other parts of the...More
If you do not want to enter the Roman Forum to see the sights, you can get a very good view inside and especially of the Settimio Severo Arch from outside the Roman Forum wall when coming down the stairs from the Campidoglio Square.
The arch of Septimus Severus stands at the end of the Roman Forum and is a triumphal arch to commemorate the victory of Septimus and his sons over their enemies. There are carvings on the side panels which are well preserved and tell the story...More