the roman forum

Roman Forum

explore the roman forum

Roman Forum, in Latin Forum Romanum, is located on low ground between the Palatine and Capitoline Hills It was the scene of public meetings, law courts and gladiators fights. It was also the hub of social activities of the Roman citizens. In addition to the great number of temples into the forum, like Saturn, Venus, Romulus, Vesta, there are other points of interest. Some of it are: Via Sacra the street in ancient Rome which linked the Piazza del Campidoglio with the Colosseum, Arch of Titus a triumphal arch that commemorates Rome's victory over Jerusalem, Arch of Septimius Severus an arch to commemorate the third anniversary of Septimius Severus as the emperor, Temple of Antoninus and Faustina which is the best preserved temple in the Roman Forum, Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine is one of the most important buildings of the Roman Forum, The Curia that was the building where the Senate met to make administratives decisions and the Column of Phocas which is one of the few columns that have remained standing since being built.

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