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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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  • Didn’t know what to expect coming in, but the place is huge. So much ground to co er, wear comfortable shoes and check out as much as you can 
    Didn’t know what to expect coming in, but the place is huge. So much ground to co er, wear comfortable shoes and check out as much as you can  more »
  • I have never seen so many sad children as that day in August. Guys! These are stones. Children will not remember if that rubble of stones (Even if they are marble) were a temple or a house of a... 
    I have never seen so many sad children as that day in August. Guys! These are stones. Children will not remember if that rubble of stones (Even if they are marble) were a temple or a house of a...  more »
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