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The Colosseum

Areas and Monuments

The Colosseum

Italy’s most visited monument has become an icon, by its exceptional architecture, the fame of the gladiators and spectacles, its popularity through the centuries, from its medieval and Christian reuse and the ideological versions that have made it the symbol of an empire and today of the city of Rome and the world.

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The Roman Forum

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The Roman Forum

The political and civil heart of ancient Rome beats beneath a complex stratification of streets, squares and buildings whose history, excavations and restorations have repeatedly changed its face: an archaeological panorama unique worldwide that includes masterpieces of medieval art.

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The Palatine

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The Palatine

On the hill, beside the Romulean huts, arose the aristocratic residences of the Republic and then the luxurious imperial palaces. A walk in the park unfolds between myth, history and art, increasing the fascination of a site already well-known to travellers on the Grand Tour.

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Arch of Constantine
and Meta Sudans

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Arch of Constantine
and Meta Sudans

In the Piazza del Colosseo, next to the remains of the famous fountain, an imposing triumphal arch reflects Constantine’s wish to turn it into an anthology of Roman political sculpture.

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The Domus Aurea

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The Domus Aurea

The remains of Nero’s palace preserves magniloquent architecture housing the secret wonders of Roman painting, rediscovered at the Renaissance and bound to fascinate the visitor today, enhanced by the virtual reconstructions of the interiors.

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museums

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museums

The various itineraries for visitors in the Park can be continued with a visit to the museums that complete their meaning with a display of exhibits from the archaeological area, its monuments and the excavations, as well as information to enhance understanding.

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Mirabilia

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Mirabilia

The visit offers a rare opportunity to admire still in their original place whole cycles of ancient and medieval painting, an extraordinary number of masterpieces of sculpture and Roman decorations, some in the museums of the archaeological site.

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