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Roman Forum
Rome Top 3 in Local History

588 Reviews
Liked by 14
8:30 to 1 hour before sunset; closed on January 1 and December 25
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Rome RM
Phone: +39-6-39967700

What people are saying:

represent the grandeur and power of Rome nearly 2,000 years ago. These ruins are what remains of Rome’s ancient center city – the Roman Forum. Often overlooked by the Colosseum, the Forum contains some of Rome’s most important history

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  • Hurzu5495

    Cobbled pathways

    It is a real nuisance to drag your baby pram and stuffs through the cobbled pathways. We wonder how the differently abled do this tour?

    Reviewed on /Date(1612951051000+0800)/
  • Noraatc

    Trip to Ancient Rome

    Roman Forums had free admission, so I spent almost four hours exploring the ruins that I had seen many times before, but once again I could not resist a journey back in time and lingered there. The Ar...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611397731000+0800)/
  • danielgrace00

    My favourite part of this tour was drinking from the fountains around the Forum

    I really liked the Roman Forum... Wow it's too great... The Roman Forum is even better than the Pantheon and the Colosseum... The carvings on the walls give one a glance of the rich and aesthetic Roma...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611179508000+0800)/
  • joy r
    joy r
    Brooklyn, New York, USA


    I loved the grounds it was so much history and lots of walking, I had the fortune of arriving on a Wednesday where they were letting everyone in for free. how happy was I lol. I was able to visit and...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611142671000+0800)/
  • Julie W
    Julie W
    Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

    Saw from above.

    Didn't actually get to walk around the ruins ( on our to do list for next time) but marvelled at them from Palatine Hill. Awesome !!

    Reviewed on /Date(1603764506000+0800)/

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Additional Information


Built in the 7th century BC, the Roman Forum was originally the burial ground of the Etruscans and later expanded into the heart of the Roman Republic. After the 4th century AD, the important position of the Roman Forum was gradually lost until it became a pasture, and a large amount of stone and marble were stolen for the construction of new palaces, churches and monuments. During the Renaissance, people rekindled old love for all classical things, and the square became the focus of attention of artists and architects. Beginning in the 18th century, people began systematically excavating the ruins of the square.
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