The Palatine Hill, The Roman Forum, The Colosseum - Rome's beginnings

The Palatine Hill, The Roman Forum, The Colosseum - Rome's beginnings

Visiting all of the sites listed below, as a group, is SO worth it. Each holds incredible history and go hand in hand. I am so proud of this ancient part of Rome (the MOST ancient!) and I can't wait to show you around. It takes a few hours to visit each place, and we'd be taught by an expert historian guide. Here is a bit of background on the Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum and the Colosseum.

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"For the First Time Ever, Rome's Barberini Tomb is Now Open to the Public" - Article from MentalFloss.com

"Following an extensive restoration, Rome’s Barberini Tomb is officially open to the public for the first time in its history. The two-story monument dates back to the second century BC and can be found along what remains of Via Latina, once a major road in Ancient Rome. According to archaeologists, the tomb — also known as the Corneli tomb — is the only one of its kind still intact thanks to its frequent use as a shelter for farmers and shepherds up until the 1800s." ~ The Lonely Planet (source)

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