Pleasant walk around the old walls, these things are massive. Not much else to see but a good slow walk.
About Roman Walls
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These aren't really worth a special trip, unless you really are interested in ancient walls, or Roman history, but there's something really awe inspiring about them. Maybe it's the fact that this is Rome, and these are the same walls that that have protected the...More
The good thing about the walls are that they show how big the city was 1700 years ago, when emperor Aurelian built them. Their function was to keep the city safe from barbarian raids - a function they did not accomplish to the fullest. They...More
The walls were built around 270 year. There are quite well-preserved remains of them, which can be seen as you explore the city.
There are various sections still available to see (in varying state of repair), but exploration simply means walking along its length coming across the occasional entrance arches or guard houses. Suggestion is to catch what you do as part of your normal sightseeing journeys -...More
I gave up on visiting the planned route because it was difficult to follow in places, but what I did see was quite interesting, purely because I was treading the route that Legionnaires and Centurions wad walked before me. I have to be honest and...More
Hailing from another city that has several fortified roman walls (Chester), it was interesting to see the protective walls in another city. The best view of the walls can be sought with a visit to Castel Sant'Angelo.
A superb defensive structure that is still partially standing surrounding the city of Rome since ancient time. Parts of it are still in excellent condition. Parts it show that aquaducts have been incorporated into the walls. . The walls also demark the boundaries of the...More
It's impressive how such old walls still resist in our days.They can be found in different parts of the town,brick walls,pretty high.