Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Archeologic area at the Via dei Fori Imperiali
Monuments

The Colosseum

Commissioned by Emperor Vespasian and completed by his son Titus in 80 AD, the Flavian Amphitheater, better known as the Colosseum, was intended for fights and games between gladiators and simulations of hunting wild and exotic animals.


Basilica di San Clemente

Map

Mosaics,  frescos and Pagan temple


San Pietro in Vincoli

Map
St Peter’s Chains and the Moises  of Michelangelo.

San Giuseppe ai Falegnami

Map

Under the Church the MAMERTINUM JAIL


Santissimi Quattro Coronati

Map
 Martyrdom of four Roman soldiers.

ROMAN FORUM

Commissioned by Emperor Vespasian and completed by his son Titus in 80 AD, the Flavian Amphitheater, better known as the Colosseum, was intended for fights and games between gladiators and simulations of hunting wild and exotic animals.

Roman Aqueduct

Immense was the consumption that the Romans made of water for domestic use, for public and private baths, for factories, for the artificial lakes of the many gardens and for the watering of the enormous quantity of domestic and non-domestic animals, of course, also to maintain public health by cleaning squares and streets.

Old Appian Way

The most famous and ancient of the Roman roads, also known as Regina Viarum, the Via Appia Antica was born at the end of the 4th century BC. when in 312 Appio Claudio Cieco was censor, the same to whom we owe the first aqueduct of the city

Classic Age’s Monuments

Capitol Hill

The Capitol Hill is the smallest of the famous seven hills of Rome, but also the most important, because the first nucleus of the city was born at this point, enclosed by a primitive system of defensive walls to protect the inhabitants from the hostile tribes that inhabited the hills surrounding.

Itinarary:  Piazza del Campidoglio



Colonna Traiana

The marvelous reliefs that cover the Trajan’s Column, forming a spiral of almost 200 meters that could be unrolled like a cinematographic film, tell the victorious military campaigns conducted by Trajan against Dacians; conflicts that had secured the borders on the Danube.

Itinarary:  Via dei Fori Imperiali



Il Pantheon

The Pantheon has represented, for more than two thousand years, the maximum expression of the glory of Rome. Its history is indissolubly linked to the development of the eternal city of which it has been an image over the centuries. The Pantheon was the inspiration of the greatest architects of the Renaissance, so much so that Raphael wanted to make it the place of his eternal rest.

Itinarary: Piazza della Rotonda



Ara Pacis

Augustus in the Res Gestae, his spiritual testament, handed down to us the will of the Senate to build an altar to Peace, following the undertakings he completed north of the Alps between 16 and 13 BC, including the subjugation of Reti e dei Vindelici, the definitive control of the Alpine passes, the visit to Spain finally pacified, the foundation of new colonies and the imposition of new taxes. Itinerary: Via di Ripetta 190

itinerary : Lungo tevere augusta




Ask  your Concierge in your hotel
Discover unusual itineraries designed for you by Concierges Clefs d’Or.

Or send an email to :  info@romelesclefsdor.com