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Palatine Hill

#11 of 1,429 things to do in Rome
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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Address: Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6 | autre entrée : Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 3996 7700
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The commercial, political and religious center of ancient Rome, which...

The commercial, political and religious center of ancient Rome, which features the Arch of Septimus Severus, Temple of Saturn, Arch of Titus and the House of the Vestals.

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Segway Tour of Ancient Rome with Optional Skip-the-Line Colosseum Entry
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Private Tour: Palatine Hill in Rome Including Domus Augustana
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Family-Friendly Tour to the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill

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I saw this together with the Colosseum and Roman Forum on a half day tour and it was awesome. Worth the climb. The views are amazing.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I saw this together with the Colosseum and Roman Forum on a half day tour and it was awesome. Worth the climb. The views are amazing.

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Part of the colosseum/ forum ticket. Less hectic than the forum and not as crowded because to get there requires a bunch of stair climbing. Worth the effort...great views and nice gardens.

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Beautiful, I really recommend understanding the layers of history to really appreicate this beautiful place. I you cannot describe the magic, romance, of this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We bought our tickets on line before we left. The tickets to the Colosseum included entrance to Palatine Hill. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. There is a lot to see and with a little imagination you can see how the Romans lived and worked. There are plenty of information signs in English so even if you are not on a... More 

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The ruins hold a lot of information but without a resource to unlock the stories of the past, it will just look like some rubble and old buildings. Use a pro to really get the depth of history here.

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......... not provide five stars. I am not an academic. I am not someone who knows every aspect of Ancient Rome. I am someone though who is awestruck by the immensity of what is to be seen. The scale of it, the dynamic of it and well, quite simply being there and seeing all that you have imagined for decades,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took this in with the Forum and there is so much to see that you will probably need over an hour to get round. We had good weather and although it was in low season there were still quite a few people there but it did not feel as crowded as somewhere like the Colosseum. If you are not... More 

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Great to see ancient history first hand. Did a self tour so walked through at a leisurely pace. Lots of tourists but you don't feel crowded because it is such a large area!

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I am an uncultured swine, and really had no idea this was even a thing, but the colosseum ticket I bought included entry here so.. why not?! I actually enjoyed this almost more than the colosseum I think... I mean, the whole Palatine Hill/Forum thing was great. Spent an entire day exploring the ruins... so sore but had an absolute... More 

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We started our day at palatine Hill before we went to the colloseum because the queues were shorter to buy a ticket. Information not always available so if tou really want to know all the details you Should take a Guided tour.

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here. Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its ancient beginnings to its 21st century transformations. Whether it’s those historical playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this neighbourhood packs a cultural punch and then some. Screaming scooters, battling buses, crazy cars, and lots of foot traffic converge in the area all day long. By dusk, a different vibe emerges as the neighbourhood quiets down. Don't be surprised if you find yourself passing through the Piazza Venezia at least once a day, since it’s the most direct way to get from one side of town to another.
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