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Built in the 6th century BC to repel invaders, a small portion of this wall remains today next to the entrance of the Termini station.
Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roman walls can be seen throughout the city. These ancient walls were originally defensive boundary walls and sections of them are still standing and well preserved. Often overlooked by tourists, they are a feature of Rome's ancient architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Reminders are everywhere; Roman walls, baths, gates, or adaptations incorporating walls into churches, and many other reminders that the past is still speaking. We come to listen. "Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears." And so we do. Along our journeys, it was impossible to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Take a day trip to Tivoli and take in Hadrian's Villa as well as the Villa d'Este. You can get a morning train from Rome and be there in little over an hour. From the train station call a local taxi to the Villa: Call...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marycontheroad
Reviewed 4 September 2018

What remains of the Aurelian Walls is a testament to ancient architecture. Remnants of these ancient fortifications stand scattered through out the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matt V
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Interesting to learn that these walls built over thousands of years ago are still standing. More interesting is that what is left is actually the wall substructure which was once covered with granite or marble that has been pilfered over the years to build houses...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ichabod C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

It's fascinating to see these great walls around parts of Rome still standing in many places after 2000 years. Most of them are gone, but many sections of the walls and many gates still remain. For example, we some sections of the wall not far...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 18 August 2018

There are many opportunities in Rome to view sections of the Old Roman City Walls, you don't have to travel far. This year I very much enjoyed viewing a section at Piazza di Porta Maggiore close-by to the Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme. Walking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We didn’t get to get down and take pics of the Roman Walls. We did that at Porta Nigra in Germany but it was still so cool to drive past the Roman Walls and marvel that they are still preserved.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 28 July 2018

you can see parts of the walls everywhere. it is just amazing at the strength that was built into these. you cannot walk on them, you just can see them

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rose f
Reviewed 7 June 2018

There are remnants of the old walls till in evidence throughout the city. These are imposing structures but do not seem to be tourist magnets like most of the more famous attractions. The earliest walls date to the 4th century BC known as Servian Walls...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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