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Basilica of Maxentius, Rome

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#98 of 523 in Historic Sites in Rome



The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine (Italian: Basilica di Massenzio), sometimes known as the Basilica Nova—meaning "new basilica"—or Basilica of Maxentius, is an ancient building in the Roman Forum, Rome, Italy. It was the largest building in the Forum, and the last Roman basilica built in the city.
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  • In Ancient Rome Basilica meant public building , many years later , the Catholic will use this name for their big churches. This Basilica is very big, you can see three original vaults dated back in.....  more »
  • Basilica terminology was used to refer to an ancient Roman public building, where courts were held, as well as serving other official and public functions. Basilicas usually had a door at one end and....  more »
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  • Impressive! Hands down the biggest building on the Forum. I would love to see a visualisation of the whole thing and learn it's full story. And yet tours seems to ignore it altogether.
  • The view is great, but late-night tourist have a terrible time accessing the site. So sad!
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