The Roman Forum

  • Campitelli, Italy
  • Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00100 Roma, Italy
    In the days of ancient Rome Roman Forum was the central area. First it was the market, after the market has become a popular place of the People, which eventually led to the creation of the Curia - the seat of the Senate. Forum considered the center of the public life of Rome: the local daily contact people gradually evolved into thematic communication. What we today call the forum - it was then formed on the central square of floor tiles Rome.

    Roman Forum has evolved constantly, it appears more and more temples, shrines, basilicas and arches. Every famous politician of ancient Rome considered a great honor to leave here something behind. The Roman Forum dictator Sulla raised Curia Cornelia, Julius Caesar built a temple on the site Felicitas. In honor of the victory over Antony and Pompey - August ordered the construction of numerous monuments, among which are, including Arch of Augustus and Columna Rostrata.
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      • Cultural objects

Sights nearby

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Temple of Vesta
Monument to Julius Caesar Roma
Arch of Septimius Severus Roma
Temple of Saturn Roma
Temple of Venus and Roma
Trajan's Forum Pigna
Church of Santa Maria dei Monti in Rome
Senatorial Palace Roma
Police Tower Pigna
Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli Roma
Church of St. Catherine in the square Magnanapoli Pigna
Statue of a she-wolf suckled Romulus and Remus Roma
Lupa Capitolina Roma
Place du Capitole Roma
Statue of Marcus Aurelius Roma
Capitoline Museums Roma
Altar of the Fatherland Roma
Monument to Victor Emmanuel II Roma
The observation deck of the Altar of the Fatherland Roma
Column of Trajan Pigna
Monument Cole di Rienzo Roma
Arch of Constantine
Church of Santa Maria di Loreto Pigna
Cathedral of San Pietro in Vincoli

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