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Basilica of Maxentius, Rome

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4.4/5 based on 85 reviews on the web
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  • The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine was an enormous building -- what remains today is less than a third of the size, and a tiny fraction of the grandeur. Started by Maxentius, he was defeated by...  read more »
  • Knowing the place makes you understand that the term "Basilica" is not originally an important and big Church, but a great public building, as this.
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  • It is located in Foro Romano ruins in the biggest building. Looks good from the outside. It is currently undergoing renovations. We admire the Roman built a large stone masonry buildings, sturdy buildings and its original prototype in 2000, more than such people.
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  • A truly massive ruin. It's especially impressive when you consider that only a portion it remains standing; the rest has been lost to time. For safety reasons you can't walk beneath the high arched ceiling, but when standing just a few meters away you'll certainly be able to appreciate the structure's grandeur.
  • I was speechless after visit. It is much bigger than it looks like.
  • Absolutely impressive, huge place with strangely decorated ceilings, a bit like the pantheon.
  • Ticket Information: The Roman Forum is open 9am-7pm. Entry costs €11. This is a combined ticket including entry to the Palatine and Colloseum. about basilica of maxentius and constantine The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine is the largest structure in the Roman Forum and still has part of its roof as well as three of its colossal arches and vaults. Initial construction of the Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine started under the Roman Emperor Maxentius in 308 AD and was completed by Constantine in approximately 312-3 AD. With its vast vaults standing unsupported, it is considered to be a triumph of Roman engineering. Contrary to the religious connotations of its name, it is thought that the Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine would have, like other Roman basilicas, served as a meeting house and judicial or administrative centre.
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