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Impressive scale

Not as in your face as some of what's in Aquileia, and the best sculpture is all in the museum, but... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
I6024ZEandys
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Multiple locations across town

The sites are in different parts of this small town. Best way is to start from the Information... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2016
SWandJC
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Not as in your face as some of what's in Aquileia, and the best sculpture is all in the museum, but gives you a great impression of just how important this place was 2000 years ago.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank I6024ZEandys
Reviewed January 11, 2019

We walked along the old roman road that passed through the old roman river port sided by beautiful trees and countryside. We then turned around and passed through the roman forum with some columns still standing. Further on another open air archaeological area with roman...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Walking through a major Roman city gave us an insight into the building ability of the Romans. Columns, layout of streets and homes showed the roman genius. A must see, because Venetians came from Aquileia. Great city of the Roman world.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Beats ruins in Rome on three basic scores – very accessible, free, and no crowds. It really is quite a sensation to view these ruins at sunset with no one else around, and imagining what a busy and hectic place it must have been at...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful evocative space but with heavy reconstruction, but clear where that is. Info boards seemed minimal so bring a guide book.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

We always try to read up on the places we visit which was fortunate for us since the signage was limited and all in Italian.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

really interesting to get an impression of how things were so long ago and yet perhaps not so very different from many current day Piazza throughout Italy.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank M G
Reviewed August 18, 2016

It is difficult to miss this Roman Forum as it's on the main road when entering the town of Aquileia. It is free and open to the public. There is no special parking available, so park anywhere and walk to the viewing area, take a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank J R M
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The sites are in different parts of this small town. Best way is to start from the Information Center in town (at a parking lot right next to the road, can't miss it). Follow the walking route suggested on the free map. The town church...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank SWandJC
Reviewed May 23, 2016

It's just standing there beside the road, but quite splendid and with a really strong sense of place - what a gem Aquileia is!

Date of experience: May 2016
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