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Palatine Hill

#11 of 1,396 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
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Didn't know about the history of Palatine hill and so was very pleased. It's a must after you have visited the colosseum even if history is not your thing...guided tour is really... read more

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Didn't know about the history of Palatine hill and so was very pleased. It's a must after you have visited the colosseum even if history is not your thing...guided tour is really interesting

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much to see here and possible hours of walking around so best take your comfortable shoes. The Circo Massimo is just below which is another attraction in Rome. There are so very many and one can never be bored here, the city is a marvel at every spot. My one quirk might be the number of tourists... More 

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We came here after the Colloseum as its included in the ticket price. It's an amazing walk through time as you really get a feel of what it must of been like to live here and of the opulence of the Romans. Don't miss the museum on site as there is a video section inside that really helps to visualise... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place to go with a tour guide. We used a guide from romaroundtours which we found outside the collaseaum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most tickets to the Colosseum include the Forum and Palantine Hill. They are all right there together. This area is massive and impressive. Another MUST DO!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful and majiestic. I consider it a must see. Centrally located near other ancient attractions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A hard slog to do all there is to see on Palatine Hill, could do with more benches, there were a few near a vending area, views were very good but an information board showing distant buildings would be useful. General signage was rather poor

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So many things to see and to learn, the views are amazing. One of the best things to do in Rome! 5 *, definitely!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this place, maybe the most lovely place in Rome, amazing view. Worse to visit without the guide tour as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is part of the roman forum, off to the left of the entrance and up the hill. Definitely worth the walk up. A good selection of the buildings are still on show. There is also a museum there which has more info. It is also free to enter.

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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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