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Via del Campidoglio 1 | Foro Romano, 00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

What are seen today are the remnants of the last reconstruction after the fire of 283AD. All that remains are the base, with 8 granite columns each with capitals of white marble. On the frieze above is an inscription that roughly translates as “the Senate...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

This is the oldest temple ruin inside the Roman Forum, built around 400 BC. Only one side of the temple with its huge columns and detailed carvings remain, but absolutely worth a visit when you see the Roman Forum.

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This temple, built in the 5th Century BC (!) was one of the grandest in Rome, dedicated to Saturn. IT has been restored several times in the past, but now only several columns stand up. Nevertheless, it is worth seeing when in Rome and particularly...More

Thank Milen D
Reviewed July 8, 2018

There are 8 columns left which were the framed entrance to the Temple of Saturn This was from 497 BC and is the Forum's oldest temple. Inside, the books say, that there was a humble old statue of the god Saturn. This was also the...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This temple was of huge significance for the people of ancient Rome, and not much is left standing. Looking up it is impressive, but when walking up the little hill to see it from another angle is well worth it and it gives a great...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

The stunning arches of Tempio di Saturno are what I think of when I remember the Forum. Great viewing from the forum floor or from Capitol Hill

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Tempio di Saturno is in the Roman Forum, near the Capitoline hill. It dates to the 5th century BC, so it is quite old. However only a few beautiful columns remain,a stime and other factors have had their impact. When visiting the Roman Forum, as...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

If you visit Forum Romanum you shouldn't miss it. It must have been a ery beutiful temple, if these portion, the column are only a fraction of the whole.

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

It is the oldest sacred place in Rome after the Temples of Vesta and Jupiter. This oldest temple in the Roman Forum, used as the state treasury in the ancient times. The temple's high podium and the columns of the porch can still be seen.

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Reviewed June 9, 2017

Saw the Roman Forum at night from Capitoline Hill. Awesome pics taken. Better to take pics from a hill than to walk through it. There is no narration. But looking at the forum from above gives some perspective.

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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
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