Sites to see in Ancient Rome

June 15, 2020 5:00 pm


A visit to Ancient Rome is on most people’s travel list and it is no wonder, considering the amount of incredible sites that there are to see. The Roman Empire influenced much of our modern day life and there are buildings left that you can still see today that represent this. Here are some of the places that you should visit when on a trip to Ancient Rome.

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Colosseum – the largest amphitheatre built during the Roman Empire it dates back to 80AD and was the place to see gladiator fights, animal hunts and even executions. It was an early version of a large scale theatre, much like the O2 Arena that we have today, but much more violent in its showings.

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Roman Forum – think of the forum as the Roman equivalent of the financial centre of London today. It was where decisions were made on financial matters, political mattes and where citizens would gather in large numbers.

Cloaca Maxima – not as beautiful as the other building mentioned here but an incredibly important one. The Cloaca Maxima was the greatest sewer in Rome and was an early version of the systems that Blocked Drains Essex companies work with each day and can fix block drain issues in Essex. It is in part to this system that Rome was kept so beautifully clean and free was wastewater flowing through the streets.