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Monte Palatino, Rome
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Standing 40 m (130 ft) above the Roman Forum, Monte Palatino represents one of the Seven Hills of Rome and one of the oldest parts of the city. According to legend, Romulus founded Rome here in 754 BCE. Walk among the ruins of the buildings where Roman emperors and other aristocrats resided, and view the gardens that still remain. Look down upon Circus Maximus, the Roman Forum, and the Coliseum below. Stop by the Palatine Museum to see ancient artifacts and displays from the Iron Age. Tennis or hiking shoes are most suitable for exploring the grounds due to the uneven footing. Arrange your visit to Monte Palatino and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rome using our Rome vacation planner.
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  • The circuits of the Imperial Rome, the old, full of history is... always captivating. Walking much. Too much. We must organize tours lso, according to the climate to make the day more efficient. Otherwise, Rome may be unfriendly. Distances are huge. And there are things in the 4 cardinal points to tour.
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  • I got a second time to make this visit, and like the other visit had another vision from the same place. As the archaeological site is too large the discovery and opening of the places are being made gradually. This time we visited a medieval church that the three years ago we didn't see, or by lack of time or by a hurry since all space is too big.
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  • We took a combined ticket Colosseum, mount Palandin and forum. The site is huge and there is less crowded than the Coliseum. We can stroll and takes great pictures without anyone junk on it.
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