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Palatine Hill, Rome

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Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Historic Site
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Civilization was managed for centuries from Palatine Hill, the commercial, religious, and political center of ancient Rome. The city on top of this hill looks down upon the age-old forum from a height of about 40 m (131 ft). Once an inhospitable marshland, the area was gradually drained and then turned into a hub of the city's political and economic activities. You may want to visit more than once to see everything, so remember that your ticket is good for two days. You can access these sites only by foot over a bumpy path with stones from the ancient Roman period. You may want to rent an audio guide at a nearby booth. Put Palatine Hill and other Rome attractions into our Rome holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • If you go to the Colosseum, you get tickets to go here as well. A sprawling ruin of ancient roman emperors, sat sqarely on top of a hill overlooking Rome and a must see if you are in the are... and... 
    If you go to the Colosseum, you get tickets to go here as well. A sprawling ruin of ancient roman emperors, sat sqarely on top of a hill overlooking Rome and a must see if you are in the are... and...  more »
  • Most tours focus on the Coliseum which is spectacular. But given the choice i would want to spend equal or more time understanding the layer upon layer of history on this hill. Try not to go at peak....  more
    Most tours focus on the Coliseum which is spectacular. But given the choice i would want to spend equal or more time understanding the layer upon layer of history on this hill. Try not to go at peak....  more »
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