Origins of Rome Tour: Mouth of Truth Circus Maximus Forum Boarium & Local Guide

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rome

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Enjoy this 2-hour walking tour along the places that tell the history on the origin of Rome. Meet your guide at the Tiberine Island, and discover why the core of the island is shaped like a ship. Listen to the legend on Romulus and Remus, the twins fed by a she-wolf, heirs of Enea and founders of the city in the 6th century b.C.See the area along the river Tiber were the first trades of merchants and shepherds begun. Visit the Mouth of Truth and take a picture in front of it as Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck did in the famous 50's movie "Roman Holiday". Finally, take a step back to the Roman Empire and imagine yourself as viewer of a chariot race inside the Circus Maximus
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Rome Tours with local Guide Marta - Vatican, Colosseum, Trastevere & More Guided Tourstour made byStop At: Isola Tiberina, Rome, LazioYou will learn the history about the creation of this unique small island in the middle of Tiber riverDuration: 15 minutesStop At: San Giorgio in Velabro, Rome, LazioThis was the place where according to the legend, Romulus and Remus where found by a she-wolfDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Circus Maximus, Rome, LazioAfter visiting the Colosseum, see the other big open area destinated to public competions, where Romans like to assist to chariot racesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Basilica di Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome, LazioHere stands the big mask of the Mouth Of Truth, became famous for the "Dolce Vita" movie "Roman Holidays"Duration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional local guide
  • Small group tour (no more than 15 people)

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities