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“Go before October 21st, 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Foro di Augusto

Foro di Augusto
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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour by Night
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Owner description: Built in celebration over Augustus' victory over the murder of Caesar in 42 BC, this ancient site is dominated by the remains of the Temple of Mars.
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“Go before October 21st, 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

So this you will see anyways on your way to Colosseum or walking around Piazza Venezia. But if you go this month, they arranged some lighting effects on the building and show how it looked like...

I was so unlucky to see only the last 2 minutes but I'm sure its nice.
Its at 9pm, 10pm and 11pm and 40 minutes long. (There is seating but be early)
I just googled it and see that it will be on all summer. Its called Forum of Augustus 2000 years later show!

Visited June 2014
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Krakow, Poland
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“Garbage dump can be more interesting then this”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

I know, this is a place of a great history. But some columns and big stones aren't interesting at all! Good place to sit down and eat some sandwiches, but nothing more.

Visited June 2014
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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“Great part of Ancient Rome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

It didn't seem to be as popular as the Roman Forum but the ruins were wondrous to behold - made me wish I had a time machine just too see it in all its glory.

Visited June 2014
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Guerneville, California
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“Better than most of the Roman forum ruins (also see the Trajan market next door)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

This is right across the street from the Roman forum and Victor Emanuelle monument. You can't walk through it, but view it from the sidewalk. Unlike the Forum, there are very good signs with history (Italian and English), architectural drawings, and pictures showing what it was believed to actually look like with everything marbled and stuccoed. There are even fairly large areas with what look like original marble flooring. This should be on everyone's list but I bet many tourists miss this wonderful bit of history.
There are NO crowds and it is easily accessible. Figure 30 minutes to view this and the Trajan forum next door.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

We were taken to see the Forum up the Palatine hill with our guide Elena Siamese from 'Eyes of Rome',with the same direct access ticket we had for the Coliseum. We would have missed so much had we not had Elena with us, she had various books with now and then overlays that showed how marvellous is was in the day. To see the still paved road into Rome passing under decorated triumphant arches to various battles. The temple of Vesta where the vestal virgins lived their lives in a grand villa etc. etc. Whether you are interested in history or not you cannot be dissapointed . Want to go back to Rome to see it all over again.

Visited June 2014
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