This itinerary takes you along the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, the beautiful panoramic views on the Palatine Hill and to the treasure of the Roman Colosseum.
Is absolutely recommended to walk from one place to another since all the locations are in the archaeological sites.
To visit the sites mentioned it takes about 4 or 5 hours, depending on the time you decide to stop in each of the archeological areas.
Walking along Via dei Fori Imperiali, which begins from Venice Square or from the subway stop “Colosseo”, (Line B), after a few meters, you’ll find yourself in front of the Roman Forum. To visit the Roman Forum pass through Largo Romolo e Remo. Among the Roman ruins and the ancient columns, you should visit the Temple of Saturn, the Vestal Virgins' house, the Arch of Titus, the Arch of Septimius Severus and Antoninus and Faustina's Temple. After visiting the Roman Forum, at the Arch of Titus turn right and you’ll arrive to Palatine Hill, an archeological area which contains the Emperor residences, arches and temples. Inside you can also admire the great Domus Flavia and Domus Augustana. From the Palatine you can also enjoy a magnificent view over the Ancient city. The itinerary continues with the visit of the Roman Colosseum or Coliseum, the most representative monument of Rome, also known as the Anfiteatro Flavio. Inside the Colosseum, you can enjoy the magnificence of the largest and oldest monument in the world. A good way to discover the places where the ancient gladiators fought to relive the magic of ancient Rome. The itinerary ends here, take the subway stop “Colosseum” (Line B).
From here we recommend the following itineraries:
Ancient Rome Itinerary 2
Ancient Rome Itinerary 3
Ancient Rome Itinerary 4
Ancient Rome Itinerary 5
Historic Center Itinerary 2
Historic Center Itinerary 5
Fascism in North of Rome