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Piazza di Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00100 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This temple, within the Roman Forum, stands on the ancient hill of Velia, near the entrance to the Forum. Adriano opened the temples in 135 AD. The portion of the temple that faces the Colosseo was the temple, which worshiped Venus. The portion that faces...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is the best view in the house to get a picture of the Colosseum. Brilliant photo backdrop. Get there early to avoid the crowds. We went to this after we visited the Colosseum. Very lucky to have such good weather too!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you are visiting the colosseum. You have a great view of the Colosseum in the background and definitely worth the pics. Some old ruins there that are definitely worth seeing and admiring. Paid €14 online for entry into the colosseum...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Emperor Hadrian was responsible for this supposedly largest Temple in Rome dedicated to Goddess Venus and Goddess Roma. There is just enough left to get a good idea of the size and magnitude of this place. Stunning ruins.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

I would have to say the best view of this grounds is from the 3rd ring of the Colosseum. Wow, what a sight. You can wander over once you enter the Roman Forum, but hard to take it all in better than these photos

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Temple of Venus and Roma was probably the largest temple of them all. Today very little remains of its original glory. Just a few columns are standing, reminders of its past. The emperor Hadrian was responsible for its construction. It was dedicated to good fortune...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This temple, thought to be the largest in ancient Rome, is located adjacent to the Colosseum on Velian Hill. Designed by Emperor Hadrian and dedicated to the goddesses Venus and Roma. It dates from the 2nd Century AD. This temple is also used as a...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Adjacent to the Roman Forum and across the street from the Collesium. Very impressive in the December sunshine!

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The ancient temples of Venus and Rome once stood back to back, overlooking the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Little remains today -- the curved niche where a statue of a goddess once stood, with its intricate brickwork, and two sets of giant columns. The...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We recently visited the Temple of Venus and Rome which is situated directly opposite the colosseum. Small queue and fee for entry and plenty to see! In Fact the best place to view the colosseum from too if you don't want to wait in the...More

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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
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