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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 days ago

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

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.

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

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

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 17 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

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.

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

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

2  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The ancient walls were built to protect the city from Barbarians and other invaders in its history. You will find parts of the wall around the city, some of it is well preserved.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 8 April 2018

You can see the remains of the walls all around the City of Rome. Some have had automobile entrances added to allow the smoother flow of traffic in and out of the city. The walls are a definite reminder that at one time Rome was...More

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