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Basilica Aemilia and Sacra Via in Roman Forum
 

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Basilica Aemilia and Sacra Via in Roman Forum - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama showing the ruins of the Basilica Aemilia and other parts of the Roman Forum beside the Sacra Via.

Basilica Aemilia and Sacra Via in Roman Forum - FURTHER INFORMATION

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The Sacra Via (Sacred Road) runs through the middle of the Roman Forum (Foro Magnum) in Rome. It starts at the western end by the Arch of Septimius Severus next to the the Temple of Saturn, running east through Arch of Titus towards the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine.

The Sacra Via is probably one of the most walked routes in Rome, as the Roman Forum is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the city. This picture was taken next to the remains of the Basilica Aemilia (Basilica Emilia) was, civil basilica in the Roman Forum. The original building was about 100m long and 30m wide. Little remains of it now.

This Panorama from the Roman Forum was taken on the Sacra Via. The image also shows the Temple of Romulus and the Temple of Caesar, behind which lies the ruins of the Julia Basilica. Other major ruins and buildings along the Sacra Via include the Colonna di Foca, Temple of Romulus, Temple of Vesta, Temple of Antonino and Faustina, Casa di Vestali and Basilica of Massenzio.

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