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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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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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Mamertine prison facts

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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