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Day 12 - Rome! The Forum, The Coliseum and old Rome

Our second day in Rome was highlighted by tours of the Forum and old palaces, Circus Maximus, The Temple of Caesar as well as the legendary Coliseum. We also got to see the last 3 remaining Gates of Ancient Rome.

Our excellent tour guide explained that all the old marble from the Forum and Coliseum had been reused in St. Peter's Basilica. While it was sad to see these grand old monuments crumbled and deserted it was cool to see them used in such a beautiful church!



Posted by ChrisandSoni 15:13

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