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Basilica Ulpia

Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome, Italy
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Basilica Ulpia is an area full of ruins today. It is in that part of the ground on your right, as... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
Not much to see today but can imagine it must have been an impressive building

I saw the Basilica Ulpia whilst viewing Trajan's Forum and Trajan's Column during my fascinating... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Rhys J
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Llanbedr, United Kingdom
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14 Sep 2017
“Not much to see today but can imagine it must have been an impressive building”
31 Oct 2017
“Ruins”
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Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Basilica Ulpia is an area full of ruins today. It is in that part of the ground on your right, as you walk down Via dei Fori Imperiali, from, say, the Colosseum, towards Piazza Venezia. It is a rather lovely sight. As you walk you...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I saw the Basilica Ulpia whilst viewing Trajan's Forum and Trajan's Column during my fascinating three hour tour of Rome with Italy Segway. I was on a weekend visit to Rome with friends from Bwrdd Crwn Caergybi, Cymru / Holyhead Round Table, Wales on our...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

A basilica was a Roman hall of justice and administrative purposes and this one is probably the most important ancient basilica, named after the Emperor Trajan, whose full name was Marcus Ulpius Traianus. With its layout and dimensions (117 by 55 meters) it became the...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Basilica Ulpia was not a religious site as the name might suggest, but was a administrative building after moving from the Roman Forum to the newly constructed Forum of Trajan in early 100 AD. The two Forums are close together though, about a 5 minute...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

As Basilica Ulpia is free to view and photograph, why not see it on your way to visit the Colosseum and several of the forums in the area? I wouldn't have the thought this hole in the ground which contained many columns would have been...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2015

Basilica Ulpia was once Roman civic building named after Emperor Marcus Ulpius Trajan. During its day it would have been 50 metres tall and one of the most important centres of political and commercial activity in Rome. You can find the remains of Basilica Ulpia...More

Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

Little remains today of the Basilica Ulpia, an ancient Roman civic building located in the Forum of Trajan (part of the Imperial Forums visible from the street Via dei Fori Imperiali). The basilica was named after Roman emperor Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Traianus). It was a...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2014

We visited on a Sunday, just before it closed from 1 to 3. A gorgeous ancient church, the first Roman temple to be turned into a church (first part of the building built in 75 CE). There's a stunning, huge 6th century mosaic in the...More

Thank MargaretBenefiel
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