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About the Roma Antica, from the Roman Forum to the Colosseum Walk in Rome
This four-hour walking seminar takes us into the archaeological core of the city, focusing on three key monuments: the Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and the Colosseum. Led by an archaeologist or classical historian, this in-depth tour uses the ruins of Rome as a backdrop for discussing the rise of the Roman empire, the political intrigues of emperors, and the daily life of commoners. Since our docent is a trained scholar, we’ll also use our time together to discuss the role of archaeology in history and learn how to read the ruins in order to reconstruct the ancient city. As much more than just a Colosseum tour, this seminar provides some of the basic tools to put ancient Rome into context.
Depending on the individual docent’s approach, we might start the walk either at the Palatine Hill or at the Colosseum. On the Palatine Hill, we will explore the first stages of the city and the legend of its founding in 753 B.C. (on April 21, to be exact) by Romulus. After covering the founding mythread more
- Duration: 4 hours
- Category: Archaeology
- Group: €90 per person
- Private: €405 per party
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Colosseum/Palatine Hill/Roman Forum Ticket - €12.00
Each participant aged 18 and older will need a ticket to the archaeological sites. A Roma Pass can be used. If you intend to have one, simply remove this ticket from your cart.
- Colosseum Ticket reservation fee - €0.60
- Colosseum/Palatine Hill/Roman Forum Free Ticket - €0.00
- Venues Visited
- Roman Forum
- Palatine Hill