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Palace of Domitian (Domus Flavia)

Southern crest of Palatino, Rome, Italy
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Domitian of Rome (51-96AD,) who had a distrustful nature and lived in constant fear of conspiracies, built a palace whose pillars are made of white reflective marble so that he could see what was going on behind him at all times.
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Southern crest of Palatino, Rome, Italy
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"official residence"
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"palatine hill"
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"roman forum"
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The roman forum has sooo much history, you really need a couple of days to do justice. Domus Flavia is yet another Palace atop Palatine Hill

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Palace of Domitian (Domus Flavia) is an amazing place. We walked into this area without at first realising what exactly it was. Today only a few remnants are left of the glory that was, but even so you do get glimpses of this palace...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Flavian Palace (Domus Flavia) is an ancient palace constructed in the 1st Century AD atop Palatine Hill. It was the official residence of all emperors. It is divided into three sections: Domus Flavia, Domus Augustana and the Stadium. The palace grounds are immense; they...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Don’t miss this spectacular residential complex from the 1th century, known as Domus Flavia (or Flavian Palace). It was designed for the Emperor Domitian and contained several large rooms and suites. This part od the palace was an official residence, while Domus Augustana was a...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Domus Flavia (Flavian Palace) is one of the attractions you can see upon Palatine Hill. Built in 92 AD for Emperor Titus Flavius (Domitian). This was part of the residential complex of palaces, which included adjacent Domus Augustana, located at this location above the Roman...More

1  Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

From here you see the balcony made famous by "Il Duce Mussolini" during WWII. A great place to catch bus 64 to the Vatican for only €1.50.

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Reviewed 2 February 2004

I entered this amazing place with no map, unaware even whose house or palace I was in, and was immediately swept into a deep and resonating historical experience. Although it was spectacular for me stumbling upon the hippodrome, the peltate courtyard, the rooms with roofs,...More

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