Roman Forum

If you are visiting the Colosseum, you cannot miss visiting the Roman Forum.

Visit the Roman Forum

The Imperial Forum tour is a unique experience to learn about the ancient history of Rome and its monuments.

The tour normally lasts about two hours, during which we pass through the different squares and streets of the Imperial Forum and visit the Roman Forum. Normally, the tour starts at the Colosseum and from there, we walk through the archaeological park to the Roman Forum, where we retrace the highlights of the public life of ancient Rome. During the tour, the tour guide dwells on the main monuments of the Roman Forum, including the Curia, the Basilica Aemilia, the Temple of Saturn, the Via Sacra, and the Arch of Titus, explaining their history and historical significance. The tour then continues through the Imperial Forums, where the ancient ruins of the Empire’s public buildings and temples can be seen. Here, the guide will delve into the main architectural elements of the Imperial Forums, such as the great column of Trajan and the Arch of Septimius Severus.

The archaeological park of the Colosseum
What does the Colosseum archaeological park include?

The Colosseum Archaeological Park, which includes the Colosseum itself, the Flavian Amphitheater, the Roman Forum, and a wide range of other sites, offers a comprehensive view into the life of ancient Rome to visitors from around the world. A visit to this archaeological park will give you the opportunity to discover in greater detail the life of the Romans and their way of life in the grandeur of the empire.

Opening Hours:

Open daily, Monday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Last entry one hour before closing.

How to get

-Roman Forum: Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6

-Metro: Line B stop Colosseo

-Bus: no. 51, 75, 81, 85, 87, 118

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