02 February 2016
February 7, from 9:00 to 15:30 as the first Sunday of the month you can visit the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. The Roman Forum and the Palatine one of the seven hills of Rome preserves the heart of the ancient city that still preserves the remains of buildings that house the religious and political activities of the administrative city, here are the most important.
The basilica was built in 179 A.C. renovated many times and today you can see some of its important decorative elements such as the beautiful African marble columns and marble floors and the frieze are represented historical events such as the Rape of the Sabine.
Temple of Venus
This is the largest temple in the city where you can still see times, stucco, porphyry columns and floors of large marble slabs. The most beautiful gates of the temple and the terrace open to the public only 6 years ago, make this one of the most evocative archaeological site.
House of the Vestal Virgins
The Temple of Vesta is the oldest of Rome with a round shape and a primitive altar in the center, its most beautiful part is in the central courtyard featuring a paved walkway where I sorted the remains of the statues of the Vestals.
It is located in the eastern part of the Palatine Hill one of the most beautiful corners of this ancient archaeological site is the small church of San Sebastiano, where the saint was martyred. Of enchanting beauty is also the terrace overlooking the Colosseum.