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Forum of Augustus, Rome

4.7
#29 of 526 in Historic Sites in Rome
Named for the founder of the Roman Empire and its first emperor, Forum of Augustus stands as an example of imperial forum architecture in the heart of the former empire. Construction of the forum, built to honor Mars and to carry out legal proceedings, began around 20 BCE. The millennia-old building remains today as ruins, including several well-preserved columns. With little information posted to explain the significance of the building, make sure to do your research or hire a tour guide to gain the full sightseeing experience. You can plan Rome trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • We had tickets for the evening light show for here. It was good. We had the tickets for forum of Caesar and Augustus. The Caesar experience was the best you walked round and it was more immersive. The...  more »
  • Lives up to all the expectation. A real must see if you are a history buff, goosebumps looking at all the ruins, the history screams out and it really must be seen to be believed.  more »
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  • The most amazing thing to do in Rome! Take the time, go to buy the tickets there. Great way to really picture what the ruins looked like in ancient times. Video, sound. Astounding
  • did the even light show. really informative, worth the ticket price and a good start to getting the down low on the start of the empire. one thing like all Italian museum visits the language used is overly clunky, official and incomprehensible but still good.
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