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Palatine Hill, Rome

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Civilization was managed for centuries from Palatine Hill, the commercial, religious, and political center of ancient Rome. The city on top of this hill looks down upon the age-old forum from a height of about 40 m (131 ft). Once an inhospitable marshland, the area was gradually drained and then turned into a hub of the city's political and economic activities. You may want to visit more than once to see everything, so remember that your ticket is good for two days. You can access these sites only by foot over a bumpy path with stones from the ancient Roman period. You may want to rent an audio guide at a nearby booth. Put Palatine Hill and other Rome attractions into our Rome holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Several times I visited this wonderful place! I might come back tomorrow with the same pleasure the first time! I don't recommend anything in particular, I recommend it all! Romans and tourists, take one day of Sun and can you miss in this lovely place! Get together, and perhaps like me you think to come back as soon as possible! Thanks Roma!
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  • Entry to Palatine Hill was included in our skip the line ticket for the Colosseum. So would recommend you buy in advance as the queues are long. This is a lovely place to visit and much quieter than t...  more »
  • It is recommended that you come here, the ancient Roman Forum and the Colosseum ticket is one, in the Colosseum at the gate of the line than the Roman square in front of the people lined up a lot more, visitors before visitors but few people know. So the ticket office at the entrance to the Roman Forum is much faster. There is a 5-minute walk from the two ticket outlets. For reference only. As for the Roman Forum, visitors are not as crowded as the Colosseum, and there are not many people sparse. Can slowly experience the footsteps of ancient Romans, but completely restored the ancient Roman house almost no, only by imagination. And don't forget to go to the top of the south to overlook, it is really spectacular. And to prevent mosquito bites, it is best to wear thin long-sleeved clothes.
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  • At a loss for words to describe how amazing the Roman Forum & Palatino are! The pictures just don't do it justice - do not miss a chance to visit here! It was nearly overwhelming with all the amazing architecture, original ruins and amazing sites there were to see and feel part of here. Without a doubt the best place we visited in terms of history of Rome, it even blows the impressive Colosseum out of the water - you did get wonderful views of it from here also! It's incredible how big this actually is and all you can learn and see! If you're going on a summers day don't forget your water bottle - plenty of fountains to refill it throughout.
  • Don't miss the beginnings of Rome...and the view. You can see it as part of a guided tour which starts with the Colosseum, or separately on your own or guided tour, pick your choice. Not sure whether an audio guide for the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum is available. If yes, this will suffice. It is preferably to visit the place in the morning, as it is for most of the sites in Rome during the summer, due to the hot Mediterranean sun. Don't forget the water, hat/cap, sun protecting ointment/spray.
  • So so so much to explore here so bring your stamina and a refillable water bottle. Not necessary to have a guide but if you want to pay for one, they will probably make the trip more enjoyable. Amazing views of the city from the front and so much history all over the place. I lived in Jordan for a year and if you want to climb on Roman ruins, you should go there, but nothing beats the real deal of the Roman Roman ruins.
  • A huge complex of Roman ruins. Tons of history in every corner. You can visit the Roman forum the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill with the same ticket. A great place to educate kids about the history of ancient Roma. Prepare yourselves for a walk in the ancient ruins of the Roman culture.
  • The most breathtaking views in Rome (if not the world). No words can express how absolutely stunning the views are from the top. Take the left trail to the top and you will not be dissapointed
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