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In-Depth Colosseum Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine (circa early 3rd Century AD) is the largest standing structure in the Roman Forum. The largest remaining section of the Basilica is 3 side vaults that formed the northern aisle inside the Basilica and remnants of the eastern wall....More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I really regret that this is not open to the public, except to view it from afar. For my taste, the best view is from the edge of the Palatine Hill. From there you can start to get a sense howw very big a basilica...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very impressive structure that would be great to seen rebuilt...unique structure and height, breathtaking!

Thank paulandre1984
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine was an enormous building -- what remains today is less than a third of the size, and a tiny fraction of the grandeur. Started by Maxentius, he was defeated by his rival, Constantine the Great, who completed the building...More

Thank SpanishStepsApt
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It always takes an open mind to mentally visualise old rome but with the help of the local tourist guide books it does help.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The large arches you can see today is just one third of the original Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine, a mammoth hall of justice built in the early 4th century by the Emperor Maxentius and finished by Constantine I, after his defeat of Maxentius at...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Basically what is left standing is approximately 1/4 of the entire structure (the north long side). There would have been a matching side to the south with an expansive nave in the middle. It is the largest building in the Roman Forum and was completed...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 9 November 2015

You'll easily spot the outline of the Basilica of Maxentius long before to get to explore it as it really is that large. You may have seen it as you gazed across the Forum from atop the Palatine Hill viewing area. As you explore the...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 26 October 2015

1 of many churches made from the buildings of the Roman Empire. We enjoyed our visit not only for the history but also for the relaxed, calm air for a chance for quiet prayer and a chance to catch ones breath before heading out to...More

Thank Luke T
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Basilica of Maxentius was built in the 4th century nearby the Roman Forum by Constantine I after the victory of Maxentius. The Basilica is that large you can see the sight from a distance as you explore the hill. It is probably going to...More

Thank Shawn B
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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