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Areas and Monuments

The Roman Forum

The Forum was originally covered by a swamp. It was only in the late 7th century BCE that the valley was reclaimed and the Roman Forum began to take shape. It was destined to remain the centre of public life for over a millennium.

The various monuments were built through the centuries: first the buildings for political, religious and commercial activities, then during the 2nd century CE the civil basilicas, used for judicial activities. Already at the end of the republican age, the ancient Roman Forum had become insufficient to serve as the administrative and representative centre of the city.

The various dynasties of emperors added only prestigious monuments: the Temple of Vespasian and Titus and that of Antoninus Pius and Faustina, dedicated to the memory of the deified emperors, and the monumental Arch of Septimius Severus, built at the western end of the Forum in 203 CE to celebrate the emperor’s victories over the Parthians. (more…)


24h – Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine

Ticket valid for 1 day with 1 entrance to the Colosseum, without access to the arena, and 1 entrance to the archaeological area of the Roman Forum, Imperial Fora and Palatine.

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Forum Pass SUPER ticket

Roman Forum-Palatine and Imperial Fora in a single itinerary. One ticket (€16) gives you access to the new route, which allows you to visit the archaeological heart of Rome in about two hours: the Roman Forum, the Imperial Fora and the Palatine.

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Full Experience

Valid for two consecutive days, it allows only one access to the Colosseum and one access to the archaeological area of the Roman Forum, Imperial Fora and Palatine, including ongoing exhibitions.

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Full Experience Attic – Visits with the panoramic lift

The visits with the panoramic lift to the intermediate gallery between the 2nd and the 3rd levels and from there to the attic of the Colosseum will be possible every day of the week from 8.30 a.m. to 5.45 p.m.

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Accessibility and services

Accessible area
Baby changing stations
Info point
Audio guides
Video guides
Punto ristoro
Lift - Hoist

How to get here

Roma, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6

Metro: Line B stop Colosseo
Bus: Line 51, 75, 81, 85, 87, 118