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Roman Insula

4.5/5
17 Reviews
Historical Site
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Piazza d'Aracoeli Pigna
Phone: 0039667103819

What people are saying:

This place used to be a slum. It was almost thousands of years ago. Now, you can't see the slums at all. They are ordinary blocks and small alleys, and they feel that they are also inhabited by residents.

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  • Margo7850p
    Margo7850p
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    Roman condominium

    Insula dell'Ara Coeli is a remnant of the second century building that served as the residence of city residents. These blocks are called the Italian Insula Romana and literally mean the "Roman island...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583753574000+0800)/
  • alessandrofL127YD
    alessandrofL127YD
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    A rare surviving example

    This ancient apartament blocks is a rare example of an Roman Insula dated back on 2nd century and rediscovered under an old church in 1930. Four floors remain with the ground floor consisted of shops ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574456517000+0800)/
  • 130KevinS
    130KevinS
    Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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    Ancient Friends apartment

    Roll back the years where the lower cast would reside and then go to the local cafe to meet friends. Apartments from Roman history. Would recommend a visit.

    Reviewed on /Date(1566876787000+0800)/
  • SuperTed19
    SuperTed19
    Madison, Wisconsin
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    Out with the Old… Not So Fast!

    Sometimes the rush forward is paused to consider the value of saving something precious and unique. This is one such example, and is worth stopping to appreciate.

    Reviewed on /Date(1562372782000+0800)/
  • TravelerCentralFLA
    TravelerCentralFLA
    Clermont, Florida, USA
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    Interesting Ancient Roman Apartment Building

    The Insula dell'Ara Coeli gives an idea of what it was like for the poorer classes in Ancient Rome. An Insula was an apartment building. Unlike our modern apartments, the higher floors were not more...

    Reviewed on /Date(1554304495000+0800)/

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