Roman Forum Entrance

Ancient Rome

The main entrance/exit for the Roman Forum is just off Via dei Fori Imperiali.

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1. Tempio di Antonino e Faustina

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Entering the Roman Forum from Largo della Salara Vecchia – you can also enter directly from the Palatino or from the Arco di Tito – you’ll see the Tempio…

2. Basilica dei SS Cosma e Damiano

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Backing onto the Roman Forum, this 6th-century basilica incorporates parts of the Foro di Vespasiano and Tempio di Romolo, visible at the end of the nave…

3. Chiesa di San Lorenzo in Miranda

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Fronted by soaring columns, the Chiesa di San Lorenzo in Miranda occupies the 2nd-century Tempio di Antonino e Faustina on the Roman Forum. Dating to the…

4. Basilica Fulvia Aemilia

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A series of column stubs and littered masonry near the entrance to the Roman Forum on Largo della Salara Vecchia are all that remain of the Basilica…

5. Tempio di Romolo

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Also known as the Tempio del Divo Romolo, this 4th-century brick temple on the Roman Forum was once thought to have been dedicated to Valerio Romolo, the…

6. Tempio di Giulio Cesare

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This temple, also known as the Tempio del Divo Giulio, was built by Augustus in 29 BC on the spot in the Roman Forum where Julius Caesar's body was…

7. Via Sacra

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The cobbled Via Sacra, the main road through the Roman Forum, traverses the site, running from the Capitoline Hill to the Arco di Tito at the forum's…

8. Roman Forum

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An impressive – if rather confusing – sprawl of ruins, the Roman Forum was ancient Rome's showpiece center, a grandiose district of temples...