Campo de' Fiori
Roman Farmers Market
"Gladiators" Taking Advantage of Sucker Tourists
"Gladitors" in what's left of Circus Maximus.
Constructed in 80AD
Inside The Colosseum
The original oval shaped arena (280' by 165') was originally covered with a wooden floor and sand. The floor had trap doors down to the warren.
Looking down into the subrerranean warren where animals and prisoners were held. Large flat area is a reconstruction of the original arena floor.
Arch of Constantine from the 2nd Level of The Colosseum
The arch marks one of the great turning points in history - the military coup that made Christianity mainstream.
Iron Bars Supporting the Colosseum Stone Arches
Interior Colosseum Arch Construction
Stadium of Domitian
On Palatine Hill
Roman Forum from Palatine Hill
Overlooking the Roman Forum with the House of the Vestal Virgins in the lower left down Via Sacra to the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum in the upper right
Santa Francesca Romana
In the Roman Forum next to the Arch of Titus
Colosseum and Arch of Titus from Palatine Hill
Top of the Colosseum from Palatine Hill
Original Bronze Doors to the Temple of Romulus
Temple of Antoninus and Faustina Pius
Built in 141AD
The 3rd century AD Senate retains its original inlaid floor, risers, and speakers platform. The original doors have been moved to the St Giovanni in Laterano Basilica.
Roman Forum from below Capitoline Hill
Temple of Fasutina and Antonius Pios to the far left. Column of Phocas dominates the center with the Temple of Vesta on the right.
Colosseum at Night from Capitoline Hill
Santa Francesca Romana in front of the Colosseum
Exterior of the Pantheon Rotunda
The Pantheon Portico
The Pantheon is the best preserved temple of the ancient world and display of Roman engineering genius. Originally constructed between 27-25BC.