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Foro di Augusto, Rome

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Named for the founder of the Roman Empire and its first emperor, Foro di Augusto 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. Put Foro di Augusto on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Rome vacation route planner.
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  • The Forum of Augustus was sacrificed part of urban renewal in the last century. The newly created "via dei fori imperiali" cuts and reduced the Emperor Forum on the one hand, on the other hand connects and it opens up the main attractions. However, just the rest of the Forum is worth a visit. Evening events such as light shows take place in the summer there, that involve the whole area.
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  • If going to Rome not can stop of visit the Forum di Augusto. It is located to the West of the via dei Fori Imperiali. You sumergís in Rome for more than 2000 years ago was happening where the most important events of the famed Empire. That is near the Colosseum and of the Forum Roman. You can take advantage and see it all the same day. Can close the eyes and admire their engineering, their architecture, their level cultural advanced. Although they are ruins, not forget that currently used in engineering with regards to aqueducts for example, systems such as the Roman. And there is still more to be discovered, buried lots of treasures to be found. From the street you can see all this wonder. And as I always say... and over it's free. I put a 10.
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  • You find this place at Forum Romanum. No question, you have to visit it. It's absolutely amazing. 14 euro for Forum Romanum and the Colosseum together  more »
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  • We enjoyed this every time we walked through. I definitely recommend the night show. They project a light show against the ruins that brings everything to life. Design, construction, duration, use... How imposing and impressive it was... All plays out on front of you. Multiple languages are supported and it was a real value when we did it. This entire area is rich with artifacts from fora. It's will worth the time to soak in the history of the place.
  • Ruins of an once great building. Looks like any other ruins but once you have an illustration book of how it used to looks like. It will keep you wants to know more. Hint: Subura
  • Nice little set of ruins hidden away from the city, make sure you pass by this one to see it if you're near the Collesum or Roman Forum.
  • Stunning location just up the road from the coliseum but go to the venue at night with the light show projected the Walla for a magnificent experience
  • Great place to come to at night when the light show is on. There are seats so you can sit and take in what was once here. There are some columns left and a board with some history of the area. Musicians will be there at night as well.