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Baths of Trajan in Rome: Trajan Baths Visiting Tips & Map

These glorious thermal baths are a great attraction to visit when in Rome. The ancient Roman Baths of Trajan were built in 109 AD and get their name from the Emperor Trajan. In fact, they are dedicated to him. Like all Thermae back in the day this thermal spa was an important social meeting point [...]

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Roman Arch of Titus Tour, Architecture & Ticket Information

It’s not the Arc de Triomphe. But it does kinda look like it to the untrained eye. The Arch of Titus was built in the first century AD and is dedicated to Titus. The brother of Domitian, Titus received the Arch posthumously in recognition of his wins in battle. In 71AD a military campaign sacked [...]

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The Colosseum Aerial Views & Side Views: Don’t Miss this Beauty!

As an emblem of Roman expertise in architecture and engineering, the Colosseum offers several awe-inspiring views. Built almost 1950 years ago, this magnificent tourist point is always surrounded by thousands of visitors adoring its grandeur. How huge this building is and for what the purpose the Colosseum was built, here you’ll find the answer to [...]

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Public baths in ancient Rome – The Baths of Diocletian

These former public baths were named after the Roman Emperor Diocletian, and are located within Rome. Construction started in 298 AD and was finished in 8 years. Known for being ancient Rome’s biggest baths of their kind, the brick and marble structure is a sight to behold. They served the local community for relaxation, socialising [...]

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The Mamertine Prison in Rome – Tickets, Location & History

Built – it is believed – in the 7th century BC, the Mamertine was located on the Capitoline Hill and served as a prison for “important” or “high profile” prisoners. It was known back then as the Tullianum, and was perhaps named after one of the Roman kings of that name. Others state it takes [...]

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Why Visiting Colosseum? An essential stop on your trip to Rome (Updated)

You just landed to Rome and you are already wondering why visiting the Colosseum is important during your holidays ? Make seeing the Colosseum an essential part of your holiday in Rome. I will explain to you all the reasons to visit the Colosseum, attractions, tours and special events. And also all the information you [...]

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Colosseum facts and history: why is the monument so popular ? (Updated)

What about some Colosseum facts ? The Colosseum is still impressive in its grandeur, even in the world of skyscrapers. The tourist attraction is one of the most iconic buildings in Italy and is depicted on the Italian version of the five-cent coin. 4 million tourists visit the attraction a year making it the world’s [...]

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The Colosseum Hours & Admission Tickets Informations: Transports, Events and Security Check

You want to be sure when the Colosseum is open and what are the Colosseum hours ? The Roman Colosseum is one of the most impressive and most well-known monuments to have survived from the classical era. It is the largest amphitheater in the Roman world and is the most visited cultural site in Italy. [...]

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Our Top 10 Shortlist of the Best Restaurants near Colosseum Rome

Many people when they visit Rome like to go to the Colosseum as it’s the largest amphitheatre ever built, dating from 72AD. Romans take their food and wine very seriously so you will never be stuck for somewhere to enjoy a good meal, in fact at times it can be overwhelming. If you’re looking at [...]

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The best bars near the Colosseum where to relax and have a drink

Looking for nice bars near the Colosseum ? Exploring Rome’s Colosseum is an amazing day out, but it’s one that involves a lot of walking, and after a few hours of marvelling at this world wonder, you might need a place to sit and relax with an ice cold drink, a hot coffee, or maybe [...]

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