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How to get to Vatican City from Colosseum guide

How to Get to Vatican City from Colosseum (Complete Guide)

If you are on limited time in Rome - for example, you are visiting on a cruise stopover or just on a road trip through Italy - you have a lot to pack in! In this guide, we will show you how to get to Vatican City from Colosseum. Two of the most visited sights [...]

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Temple of Concord in Roman Forum

Temple of Concord In Rome: History Fact & Visiting Tips

Dedicated to the Roman goddess Concordia - more about her later - the Temple of Concord remains are worth a stop on any tour of the Roman Forum. Founded in the 4th century BC, there were several constructions over time of this impressive building. This interesting batch of monuments can be found in the Roman [...]

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Theatre of Marcellus in Rome

Theatre of Marcellus: The History Behind Teatro di Marcello

The Theatre of Marcellus - as it is known in Italian - is a site that can be visited in Rome. The brainchild of Julius Caesar, it was completed and inaugurated by Augustus in 12BC who named it after his nephew Marcellus. Marcellus was the rightful successor of Augustus, but he had died unexpectedly a [...]

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Basilica Ulpia Rome

Basilica Ulpia in Rome: History Facts & Tips for Visiting

The Basilica Ulpia was - despite its name - not a religious building. It was a center of business and commerce, to which many of the political functions also moved. Previously, they had been headquartered in the Roman Forum. The Basilica Ulpia Rome remained in use until the new Basilica of Maxentius was built in [...]

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The Via Sacra in Rome

The Via Sacra In Rome: History & Places Every Tourist Want to See

The Via Sacra used to be the main road in Ancient Rome. Translating into English as the Sacred Way Rome, it was the centre of commercial and everyday life in the city. In this guide, we will explore its interesting history and uncover the comings and goings down the Via Sacra in Roman times. Let’s [...]

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Tips on What You Should Not Miss on Your First Trip to Rome

What You Should Not Miss on Your First Trip to Rome?

Traveling to Rome may be on your cards, but do you know how to do it right? You can choose to prepare a list of sites to visit or the things to do. Are you aware of the various aspects of Roman culture that you should be mindful of during your trip? Of course, you [...]

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Mouth of Truth legend

Mouth of Truth: All About Famous Mask of Truth in Rome

You may have heard of the Mouth of Truth already given its fame in the old movie Roman Holiday starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. Here you can find out all there is to know about it so that you can impress your travel buddies with your knowledge. What is the Mouth of Truth Rome? [...]

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Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano Rome

Basilica of Saint John: All About San Giovanni in Laterano

Completed in 324 AD the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano attracts attention especially for its beautiful cloister. You may also not know that it is here - NOT St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican - that is the official seat of the Pope! The History of Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano The ancient [...]

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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

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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