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Basilica Aemilia

Via Sacra | Roman Forum, Rome, Italy
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Amazing ruins and more excavating taking place

The work of excavating the Roman ruins around the colosseum and the forum continues, and this site... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kwagmeister
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Evansville, Indiana
Not much left standing, but the atmosphere is great

With so much to see at the Roman Forum, small standing walls can seem insignificant, to me, the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
daffystjob
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 Dec 2017
“Not much left”
29 Nov 2017
“Passing Through for photo-only...”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via Sacra | Roman Forum, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The work of excavating the Roman ruins around the colosseum and the forum continues, and this site, though centuries old, is fascinating. You cannot walk along the ruins of this particular area, despite the Forum being literally over the wall, but it’s worth a good...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

With so much to see at the Roman Forum, small standing walls can seem insignificant, to me, the collapsed building can have so much charm. Many tourist avoid this little path past the Basilica Emilia and it is their loss. The damaged columns, damaged and...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

These ruins of a Roman civic hall are fairly strewn, but stop and concentrate and you can make out the outlines

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Nice view - ideal for photography.Only passing through.Many better places to visit.Don t stay too long.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Basilica Aemilia is located within the Roman Forum between the Curia Julia and Temple of Antoninus and Faustina. As with many other buildings here it lays in ruins with just the footprint and a few fragments to document is existence.

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Basilica Emilia was built in 179 BC in the northwestern end of the Forum (right next to Antoninus and Faustian Temple). The structure was over 300ft long and 100ft wide. Destroyed and rebuilt several times during ancient Rome, the building was finally toppled in a...More

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