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Basilica of Maxentius, Rome

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#96 of 252 in Historic Sites in Rome
Basilica of Maxentius is located in Rome. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Rome holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Basilica of Maxentius and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • One of the biggest buildings of Imperial Rome, had to accept the judicial activity of the urban prefect. The building partly collapsed with the earthquake of IX century and later used as a quarry of materials for new construction.
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  • large ruins to see on the forum, but it remains for much of the huge building, not particularly attracted.
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  • This is my favorite on the forum Romanum building, it is really huge and very impressive! Must see!
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  • This ruin of the old basilica is massive, the entire thing would have been enormous. Check it out!
  • Super impressed by the size of what remains of this important building of the Roman Empire legislative power
  • Nice ancient church. The tallest building in the Roman Forum, must have been spectacular in its day!
  • Very impressive, far bigger than i had imagine!
  • hard to imagine how over powering it looked like when it was intact.

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