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“At the Roman Forum”
Review of Tempio di Romolo

Tempio di Romolo
Ranked #419 of 2,024 things to do in Rome
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Basilica located in the Roman Forum just below Palatine Hill. Dedicated by Emperor Maxentius to his son Valerius Romulus. Very cool must visit church.

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

The Temple of Romulus in the Roman Forum was to me one the highlights of the Roman Forum as it looked to be completely in tack! The colors of the building caused it to stand out from the rest. If you are standing on the Capitoline and looking down into the Forum, you will see the Temple of Romulus on your left, approx. half-way across the Forum. Though Romulus was one of the two founders of Rome the temple was not dedicated to him. I'm not sure why this temple bears his name. I did not go inside. I was satisfied to see and photograph the exterior from above and within the Forum.

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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Visually breathtaking and a must see if you liked the story of Romulus and Remus as a child. Set in beautiful surroundings with loads to see round about.

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

You've paid your money and you're visiting the Roman Forum. This is an interesting stop off point. Nice building, interesting history and bits of sculptures. A part was closed off when we visited and the murals and roof paintings looked incredible but we could only see those through a window. Perhaps the visit will be more interesting when that area is open to the public.

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Reviewed 27 July 2015

We used the Roma Pass, starting our day at the Colosseum, with our next stops, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, as they are part of the same admission ticket and on the same grounds as the Colosseum.

Located in the Forum, the Temple was built by Emperor Maxintius. It was not dedicated to Romulus, the Founder of Rome, but to the Emperor's young son who died. The Temple was eventually converted to a Christian church.

The interior of the Temple is quite small, but houses some wonderful statues and frescoes. When inside, make sure you look up to view the beautiful rotunda. Back outside, notice the bronze doors and columns as they are original.

1  Thank Anne M
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