Travel Attractions

Roman Forum

Roman Forum

Roman Forum

Quick facts about Roman Forum

  • Name: Roman Forum, Foro Romano
  • Built: From 8th century BC
  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Archaeological
  • Ticket price: From 12 Euro ($15)

Roman Forum (or Foro Romano in Italian) is large archaeological site in the heart of Rome, place with many well preserved remains of ancient structures, buildings and temples. Located in the small valley between the Palatine and Capitoline Hills, Roman Forum is now a living monument of glory of a Roman Empire.

Dating back to 8th century BC, some of the structures in Roman Forum are: Regia, Temple of Vesta, Temple of Antoninus Pius, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Arch of Septimius Severus, The Curia and several more.

This is one of the top attractions in Rome with over 4.5 million tourists visiting every year and it is a must when you are in Italy. It is strongly recommended to take professional guide or visit it with organized tour, so you can learn some fascinating facts about this site.

3-Hour Colosseum Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

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Interesting facts about Roman Forum

  • It is believed that Romulus, the founder of Rome, is buried here.
  • Julius Cesar was cremated there, in 44 BC.
  • During the Middle Ages it was nicknamed the ‘Cow Field’, as it was neglected after the fall of Roman Empire.

    3-Hour Rome Bike Tour: Forum / Pantheon / Trevi Fountain / Colosseum

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