Forum Romanum, originally named Forum Magna by the Romans, was the main agora (square) in old Rome. The area is only 220 meters long and it has a width of 50 meters, but still it is packed with triumphal arches, churches and other constructions. Forum Romanum is located between the Capitoline Hill and the Palatine Hill, and visiting the area you can see ruins more than 2000 years old, all thinks to successful archeological work done in the area.
Forum Romanum is often divided into the eastern and the western part. The eastern part was were the poorer people spent their time, while the richer class stayed on the western part. If you visit Forum Romanum today you can see the remains of the following buildings:
Tabularium, Gemonian stairs, Temple of Saturn, Temple of Vespasian and Titus, Arch of Septimius Severus, Curia Julia, Rostra, Basilica Aemilia, Forum Main Square, Basilica Iulia, Temple of Caesar, Regia, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Temple of Vesta
Forum Romanum information
Metro: Circo Massimo (line B)