We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All photos (299)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
About
Among the best preserved monuments of the Roman Forum.
Contact
00186 Rome, Italy
Campitelli
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Arco di Settimio Severo
from $40.47
More Info
from $55.24
More Info
Reviews (235)
Filter reviews
87 results
Traveler rating
37
47
3
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
37
47
3
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews septimius severus capitoline hill beautiful arch white marble roman forum via sacra detailed carvings military victories thousand years century ad emperor victorians victory geta caracalla columns enemies
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ChiefGuru
Reviewed July 24, 2019

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!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SuperTed19
Reviewed July 21, 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 184DonP
Reviewed July 4, 2019

This is another one of the last famous arches. It's located in the Roman Forum, and definitely worth seeing

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark42139
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Stunning arch with incredible carved details!! It’s easily viewed from the Roman Forum and on some maps it may be called Arch of Septimius Severes.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Krista826
Reviewed April 5, 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank TravelerCentralFLA
Reviewed January 31, 2019

There is a lot of construction currently near this end of the Forum making this area less inviting. But this arch is well preserved and worth seeing as part of your Forum visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank O3993SYtomc
Reviewed January 23, 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MalcH
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank D_W_10017
Reviewed November 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,297 nearby hotels
Residenza Maritti
573 reviews
.16 miles away
Hotel Forum Roma
1,554 reviews
.17 miles away
Nerva Boutique Hotel
851 reviews
.17 miles away
Hotel Romano
275 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 14,844 nearby restaurants
Humus Bistrot
294 reviews
.19 miles away
ALLbiBOX
385 reviews
.18 miles away
InRoma
614 reviews
.17 miles away
Ristorante Roof Garden Hotel Forum Roma
1,094 reviews
.17 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5,231 nearby attractions
Ancient Rome
788 reviews
.11 miles away
Piazza del Campidoglio
1,298 reviews
.11 miles away
Colle Capitolino
342 reviews
.10 miles away
Musei Capitolini
2,615 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arco di Settimio Severo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines