37543 Visits
Distance: 2 km Duration: 8 hours

Itinerary description

On this tour you’ll discover the treasures of the ancient Roma, such as the Roman Forum, the beautiful panoramic views on the Palatine Hill and the ancient ruins on Via dei Fori Imperiali. The classic tour of Rome also brings you to the Capitoline Museums where you can see the objects and art work from ancient Greece.
It is highly recommended to walk from one place to another since all the locations are in the centre.
Time Required:
It will take about 8 hours to visit the sites mentioned in this itinerary, depending on how much time you decide to stop in each location

Walking along Via dei Fori Imperiali, which is easily reached by subway at “Colosseo” (Line B), you'll find the Mercato Traiano which was designed by Apollodorus of Damascus in 107 BC. Here we suggest you visit the archeological area of the Fori Imperiali. To walk among the ancient Roman ruins is a truly magical experience! Among the ruins of Imperial Rome, you’ll find Caesar’s Forum, next to which the remains of the columns of Venus Gentrix Temple are still visible. The itinerary continues with a visit to the Trajan Forum, the largest of the Fori Imperiali, built under Trajan between 107 and 112 AD. Continuing along, you’ll arrive at the Forum of Augustus, home to Mars Ultor Temple. We suggest you also visit Nerva's Forum and the Temple of Peace. On the other side of the street, is 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 at Palatine Hill, an archeological area which contains the Emperor’s residences, arches and temples. Inside you can also explore the great Domus Flavia and Domus Augustana. From the Palatine,you can enjoy a magnificent view above the Ancient city. The itinerary continues with a visit to the Roman Colosseum or Coliseum, the most well known monument in Rome, also known as the Amphitheatre Flavio. You can wander around inside to discover the place where ancient gladiators of Rome fought, and relive the magic of ancient Rome! Finish the day by coming back to Venice Square and climb the stairs on the side up to Capitol Hill, the smallest of Rome's seven hills. Stop to admire the beauty and design of the Campidoglio’s Square, by Michelangelo Buonarroti, which is currently the seat of the municipality of Rome. From the square, you can also access the Capitoline Museums. This itinerary includes a visit to the museums, divided into two parts: Palazzo Nuovo, where you'll find ancient greek and roman sculptures from famous artists such as “Discobolo”; and Palazzo dei Conservatori, where you can admire paintings and frescoes by great artists such as Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Bernini and Veronese.


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