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“Ancient Rome's beating Heart”
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Foro di Augusto
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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour by Night
Ranked #47 of 1,477 things to do in Rome
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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.
Leicester - UK
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“Ancient Rome's beating Heart”
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Of all the monuments the Forum is probably the onw which most illustrates the way the city functioned. A combination of temples, victory arches and administrative buildings it is where the people would come into contact.

It is where the army would parade the spoils of victory - and the vanquished opponents, where the Senate would meet, where Rome would worship. The Temple and House of Vesta are on the site and sitting between the Colosseum and the original Capitol Hill on the Imperial Way - where you can view statues to the Emporors - it fuses Rome's very being.

You can see the place where Ceasars body was cremated - whether you believe the folklore that his ashes are housed in the golden orb atop the obelisk in St Peters Sq thats up to you!

The ground isnt even so comfortableshows with good grip are helpful. Also take advantage of the combined ticket for the Forum/Colosseum/Palatine Hill - which you can use over 2 days avoiding having to rush your visit.

Visited March 2011
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“outside our window”
Reviewed 2 November 2011

we overlooked the forum of Augustus every morning we were in Rome. Its beautiful and peaceful. Not as nice as the forum of Julius but very nicely preserved.

Visited October 2011
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“Fabulous Presto tour of the Fourm and the Colloseum.”
Reviewed 4 September 2010

This tour was our second Presto Tour in Rome. Once again our tour guide Mietra was awesome. She was very knowledgable and very personable. The time just flew. We really enjoyed this tour. I would recommend this Presto tour highly.

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