Route: Imperial Forums, Palatine, Colosseum, Arch of Constantine
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From Caesar on, all emperors Ieft a sign of their empire in the so-called
which name the modem straight-forward way
- opened by Mussolini - that connects piazza Venezia to the
Thanks to its central position, the Palatine Hill, standing over
the area of the Roman Forum, was the most suitable place for the first urban
Here the tradition places Romulus' first hut where, later an,
Augustus would made his magnificent palace.
The Colosseum was erected an the area of the stagnum Neronis, and it
was the most important amphitheater in the Roman world.
Next to it is the
Arch of Constantine, the biggest and best preserved ancient arch.