Colosseum and 48 more things to do & see

Campitelli, Citta metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Latium, Italy
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    Colosseum
    Amphitheatre in Rome

    The Colosseum or Coliseum , also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre , is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of travertine limestone, tuff , and brick-faced concrete, it was the largest amphitheatre ever built at the time and held 50,000 spectators. The…Read more

  • Make your way 0.09 miles to Arch of Constantine
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    Arch of Constantine
    Triumphal arch in Rome

    The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312. Dedicated in 315, it is the largest Roman triumphal…Read more

  • Make your way 0.10 miles to Temple of Venus and Roma
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    Temple of Venus and Roma

    The Temple of Venus and Roma is thought to have been the largest temple in Ancient Rome. Located on the Velian Hill, between the eastern edge of the Forum Romanum and the Colosseum, it was dedicated to the goddesses Venus Felix and Roma Aeterna . The architect was…Read more

  • Make your way 0.05 miles to Santa Francesca Romana, Rome
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    Santa Francesca Romana, Rome
    Church in Italy

    Santa Francesca Romana , previously known as Santa Maria Nova, is a Roman Catholic church situated next to the Roman Forum in the rione Campitelli in Rome, Italy,…Read more

  • Make your way 0.03 miles to Arch of Titus
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    Arch of Titus
    Triumphal arch in Rome

    The Arch of Titus is a 1st-century AD honorific arch, located on the Via Sacra, Rome, just to the south-east of the Roman Forum. It was constructed in c. 81 CE by the Emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother Titus to commemorate Titus's official deification…Read more

  • Make your way 0.07 miles to San Sebastiano al Palatino
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    San Sebastiano al Palatino
    Church

    San Sebastiano al Palatino is a church on the northeastern corner of the Palatine Hill in Rome. It is dedicated to Saint Sebastian, a late third century Christian martyr under the reign of Diocletian. According to legend, the church was built on the site of the saint's "first" martyrdom with…Read more

  • Make your way 0.06 miles to San Bonaventura al Palatino
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    San Bonaventura al Palatino
    Church

    The Church of San Bonaventura al Palatino is a small 17th century church building in Rome built on Via Marco Colidio the Palatine Hill. It is a Franciscan monastery church built by Francesco Barberini on the request of the Blessed Bonaventura Gran and was completed in 1689. As a parish…Read more

  • Make your way 0.07 miles to Aula regia
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    Aula regia

    An aula regia , also referred to as a palas hall, is a name given to the great hall in an imperial or royal palace . In the Middle Ages the term was also used as a synonym for the Pfalz itself.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.04 miles to Flavian Palace
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    Flavian Palace
    Domus

    The Flavian Palace, normally known as the Domus Flavia, is part of the vast residential complex of the Palace of Domitian on the Palatine Hill in Rome. It was completed in 92 AD by Emperor Titus Flavius Domitianus, and attributed to his master architect, Rabirius.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.02 miles to House of Augustus
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    House of Augustus
    Domus

    The House of Augustus, or the Domus Augusti, is the first major site upon entering the Palatine Hill in Rome, Italy. Historically, this house has been identified as the primary place of residence for the emperor Augustus. The Domus Augusti is located near the so-called Hut of Romulus and…Read more

  • Make your way 0.01 miles to Palatine Hill
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    Palatine Hill
    Hill in municipio I, Italy

    The Palatine Hill, which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient parts of the city and has been called "the first nucleus of the Roman Empire." It stands 40 metres above the Roman Forum, looking down upon it on one side,…Read more

  • Make your way 0.13 miles to Domus Severiana
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    Domus Severiana

    The Domus Severiana is the modern name given to the final extension to the imperial palaces on the Palatine Hill in Rome, built to the south-east of the Stadium Palatinum in the Domus Augustana of Septimius Severus. It included the Baths of Septimius Severus .…Read more

  • Make your way 0.10 miles to Septizodium
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    Septizodium
    Water well

    The Septizodium was a building in ancient Rome. It was built in 203 AD by Emperor Septimius Severus. The origin of the name "Septizodium" is from Septisolium, from the Latin for temple of seven suns, and was probably named for the seven planetary deities or for the fact…Read more

  • Make your way 0.09 miles to San Gregorio Magno al Celio
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    San Gregorio Magno al Celio
    Church in Rome

    San Gregorio Magno al Celio, also known as San Gregorio al Celio or simply San Gregorio, is a church in Rome, Italy, which is part of a monastery of monks of the Camaldolese branch of the Benedictine Order. On March 10, 2012, the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the…Read more

  • Make your way 0.10 miles to Santi Giovanni e Paolo al Celio
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    Santi Giovanni e Paolo al Celio
    Titular church in Rome

    The Basilica of Saints John and Paul on the Caelian Hill is an ancient basilica church in Rome, located on the Caelian Hill.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.16 miles to Arch of Dolabella
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    Arch of Dolabella
    Building in Rome, Italy

    The Arch of Dolabella and Silanus or Arch of Dolabella is an ancient Roman arch. It was built by senatorial decree in 10 AD by the consuls P. Cornelius Dolabella and C. Junius Silanus.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.07 miles to Santa Maria in Domnica
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    Santa Maria in Domnica
    Church building in Rome, Italy

    The Minor Basilica of St. Mary in Domnica alla Navicella , or simply Santa Maria in Domnica or Santa Maria alla Navicella, is a Roman Catholic basilica in Rome, Italy, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and active in local charity according to its long tradition. The current Cardinal Deacon…Read more

  • Make your way 0.02 miles to Fontana della Navicella, Rome
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    Fontana della Navicella, Rome

    The Fontana delle Navicella is a fountain built around a marble and travertine replica of an Ancient Roman sculpture, depicting a decorated Roman Galley, and erected in front of the church of Santa Maria in Domnica of Rome, Italy. While the statue is a copy made by Andrea…Read more

  • Make your way 0.20 miles to Congregation of Jesus and Mary
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    Congregation of Jesus and Mary
    Society of apostolic life

    The Congregation of Jesus and Mary , commonly referred to as the Eudists , is a Society of Apostolic Life in the Roman Catholic Church.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.18 miles to Gay Street (Rome)
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    Gay Street (Rome)

    The Gay Street is an area in Rome, Italy designated as a gay- and lesbian-friendly neighborhood. A 300-metre shopping and bar area in the center of the city on Via San Giovanni in Laterano, a street leading to the east flank of the Colosseum, it was formally designated in…Read more

  • Make your way 0.32 miles to Moses (Michelangelo)
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    Moses (Michelangelo)
    Sculpture by Michelangelo

    Moses is a sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome. Commissioned in 1505 by Pope Julius II for his tomb, it depicts the biblical figure Moses with horns on his head, based on a description in…Read more

  • Make your way 0.01 miles to Tomb of Pope Julius II
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    Tomb of Pope Julius II
    Features sculptures by Michelangelo

    The Tomb of Pope Julius II is a sculptural and architectural ensemble by Michelangelo and his assistants, originally commissioned in 1505 but not completed until 1545 on a much reduced scale. Originally intended for St. Peter's Basilica, the tomb was instead placed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli…Read more

  • Make your way 0.02 miles to San Pietro in Vincoli
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    San Pietro in Vincoli
    Church in Rome

    San Pietro in Vincoli is a Roman Catholic titular church and minor basilica in Rome, Italy, best known for being the home of Michelangelo's statue of Moses, part of the tomb of Pope Julius II.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.08 miles to San Francesco di Paola ai Monti
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    San Francesco di Paola ai Monti
    Church

    San Francesco da Paola ai Monti is an 18th-century titular church in Rome. It is dedicated to St Francis of Paola, and is located in the Monti rione.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.07 miles to Santa Maria ai Monti
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    Santa Maria ai Monti
    Titular church in Rome

    Santa Maria dei Monti is a cardinalatial titular church, located at 41 Via della Madonna dei Monti, at the intersection with Via dei Serpenti, in the rione Monti of Rome, Italy. The church is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.03 miles to Santi Sergio e Bacco
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    Santi Sergio e Bacco
    Ukrainian Greek Catholic church in Rome

    Santi Sergio e Bacco is a Catholic church of the Byzantine Rite located on Piazza Madonna dei Monti in the rione of Monti in Rome, Italy. Saints Sergius and Bacchus are said to have been early fourth-century Roman military officers and Christian martyrs buried in Syria. In the 9th century…Read more

  • Make your way 0.16 miles to Liceo scientifico statale Camillo Cavour
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    Liceo scientifico statale Camillo Cavour
    Scientific lyceum in Roma in the province of Roma (Italy)

    The Liceo scientifico statale Camillo Cavour is a liceo scientifico located in Rome, in via delle Carine 1, in Rione Monti. It was the first scientific high school in Rome, and potentially in the whole of Italy.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.12 miles to Via dei Fori Imperiali
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    Via dei Fori Imperiali
    Thoroughfare in Rome, Italy

    The Via dei Fori Imperiali is a road in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, that runs in a straight line from the Piazza Venezia to the Colosseum. Its course takes it over parts of the Forum of Trajan, Forum of Augustus and Forum of Nerva, parts…Read more

  • Make your way 0.04 miles to Basilica of Maxentius
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    Basilica of Maxentius
    Ancient building in the Roman Forum, Rome

    The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine , sometimes known as the Basilica Nova—meaning "new basilica"—or Basilica of Maxentius, is an ancient building in the Roman Forum, Rome, Italy. It was the largest building in the Forum.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.06 miles to Santi Cosma e Damiano
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    Santi Cosma e Damiano
    Church

    The basilica of Santi Cosma e Damiano is a church in the Roman Forum, parts of which incorporate original Roman buildings. The circular building at the entrance onto the Forum was built in the early 4th century as a Roman temple, thought to have been dedicated to Valerius Romulus,…Read more

  • Make your way 0.04 miles to Temple of Antoninus and Faustina
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    Temple of Antoninus and Faustina
    Church

    The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina is an ancient Roman temple in Rome, adapted as a Roman Catholic church, namely, the Chiesa di San Lorenzo in Miranda or simply "San Lorenzo in Miranda". It is in the Forum Romanum, on the Via Sacra, opposite the Regia.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.01 miles to Lacus Curtius
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    Lacus Curtius

    The Lacus Curtius was a mysterious pit or pool in the ground in the Forum Romanum. The area where the Forum would later be built was originally likely a lake, as the area it was in is known to have been surrounded by brooks and marshes. One part of…Read more

  • Make your way 0.02 miles to Temple of Caesar
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    Temple of Caesar
    Building in Roman Forum, Italy

    The Temple of Caesar or Temple of Divus Iulius , also known as Temple of the Deified Julius Caesar, delubrum, heroon or Temple of the Comet Star, is an ancient structure in the Roman Forum of Rome, Italy, located near the Regia and the Temple of Vesta.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.01 miles to Lacus Juturnae
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    Lacus Juturnae
    A formal pool built by the Romans near a spring or well in the Roman Forum.

    The Lacus Iuturnae — or Lacus Juturnae or Spring of Juturna — is the name of a formal pool built by the Romans near a spring or well in the Roman Forum. The pool was part of a shrine dedicated to the water nymph Juturna, and the name Lacus Iuturnae…Read more

  • Make your way 0.03 miles to Temple of Vesta
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    Temple of Vesta

    The Temple of Vesta is an ancient edifice in Rome, Italy, located in the Roman Forum near the Regia and the House of the Vestal Virgins. The temple's most recognizable feature is its circular footprint. Since the worship of Vesta began in private homes, the architecture seems to…Read more

  • Make your way 0.03 miles to Temple of Castor and Pollux
  • Temple of Castor and Pollux

    The Temple of Castor and Pollux is an ancient temple in the Roman Forum, Rome, central Italy. It was originally built in gratitude for victory at the Battle of Lake Regillus . Castor and Pollux were the Dioscuri, the "twins" of Gemini, the twin sons of Zeus …Read more

  • Make your way 0.04 miles to Santa Maria Antiqua
  • Santa Maria Antiqua
    The oldest preserved church in Rome

    Santa Maria Antiqua is a Roman Catholic Marian church in Rome, Italy, built in the 5th century in the Forum Romanum, and for a long time the monumental access to the Palatine imperial palaces.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.06 miles to San Teodoro, Rome
  • San Teodoro, Rome
    Church in Rome, Italy

    San Teodoro is a 6th-century church in Rome. It was dedicated to Theodore of Amasea and given to the Orthodox community of Rome by Pope John Paul II in 2004. It and is located on an ancient road between the Roman Forum and Forum Boarium, along the north-western foot of…Read more

  • Make your way 0.11 miles to Basilica Julia
  • Basilica Julia
    Building in Roman Forum, Italy

    The Basilica Julia was a structure that once stood in the Roman Forum. It was a large, ornate, public building used for meetings and other official business during the early Roman Empire. Its ruins have been excavated. What is left from its classical period are mostly foundations, floors, a…Read more

  • Make your way 0.02 miles to Roman Forum
  • Roman Forum
    Archaeological site in Rome, Italy

    The Roman Forum, also known by its Latin name Forum Romanum , is a rectangular forum surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome. Citizens of the ancient city referred to this space, originally a marketplace, as the Forum…Read more

  • Make your way 0.03 miles to Lapis Niger
  • Lapis Niger
    Ancient shrine at the Forum Romanum, containing a stele with an inscription in archaic Latin

    The Lapis Niger is an ancient shrine in the Roman Forum. Together with the associated Vulcanal it constitutes the only surviving remnants of the old Comitium, an early assembly area that preceded the Forum and is thought to derive from an archaic cult site of the 7th or…Read more

  • Column of Phocas
    Roman monumental column in the Roman Forum of Rome, Italy

    The Column of Phocas is a Roman monumental column in the Roman Forum of Rome, Italy. Erected in front of the Rostra and dedicated or rededicated in honour of the Eastern Roman Emperor Phocas on August 1, 608, it was the last addition made to the Forum Romanum. The…Read more

  • Make your way 0.01 miles to Rostra
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    Large platform for orations in ancient Rome

    The Rostra was a large platform built in the city of Rome that stood during the republican and imperial periods. Speakers would stand on the rostra and face the north side of the comitium towards the senate house and deliver orations to those assembled in between. It is often…Read more

  • Make your way 0.00 miles to Plutei of Trajan
  • Plutei of Trajan
    Carved stone balustrades built for Trajan, currently on display inside the Curia Juli

    The Plutei of Trajan are carved stone balustrades built for Trajan. They are on display inside the Curia Julia on the Forum Romanum today, but are not part of the original structure.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.05 miles to Curia Julia
  • Curia Julia
    Curia in the ancient city of Rome, converted in the basilica of Sant'Adriano in Roman Forum

    The Curia Julia is the third named Curia, or Senate House, in the ancient city of Rome. It was built in 44 BC, when Julius Caesar replaced Faustus Cornelius Sulla's reconstructed Curia Cornelia, which itself had replaced the Curia Hostilia. Caesar did so to redesign both spaces within the…Read more

  • Make your way 0.02 miles to Temple of Janus (Roman Forum)
  • Temple of Janus (Roman Forum)
    Destroyed temple in the Roman Forum

    In ancient Rome, the main Temple of Janus as it is often called, although it was not a normal temple, stood in the Roman Forum near the Argiletum. It had doors on both ends, and inside was a statue of Janus, the two-faced god of boundaries. The doors were…Read more

  • Make your way 0.04 miles to Forum of Nerva
  • Forum of Nerva

    Forum of Nerva is an ancient structure in Rome, Italy, chronologically the next to the last of the Imperial fora built.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.37 miles to Sant'Anastasia al Palatino
  • Sant'Anastasia al Palatino
    Church

    Sant'Anastasia is a basilica and titular church for cardinal-priests in Rome, Italy.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.17 miles to Circus Maximus
  • Circus Maximus
    Ancient Roman circus in Rome

    The Circus Maximus is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine Hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire. It measured 621 m in length and 118 m…Read more

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