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Address: Rome, Italy

Built in the 6th century BC to repel invaders, a small portion of this wall...

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.

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A nice feature of the city - walls coming down to us since 3 century AD

The good thing about the walls are that they show how big the city was 1700 years ago, when emperor Aurelian built them. Their function was to keep the city safe from barbarian... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Milen D
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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253 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good thing about the walls are that they show how big the city was 1700 years ago, when emperor Aurelian built them. Their function was to keep the city safe from barbarian raids - a function they did not accomplish to the fullest. They are pretty thick and very tall - about 9 meters, and encompass the city from... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The walls were built around 270 year. There are quite well-preserved remains of them, which can be seen as you explore the city.

Thank Ogi0
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

There are various sections still available to see (in varying state of repair), but exploration simply means walking along its length coming across the occasional entrance arches or guard houses. Suggestion is to catch what you do as part of your normal sightseeing journeys - no special trip necessary.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I gave up on visiting the planned route because it was difficult to follow in places, but what I did see was quite interesting, purely because I was treading the route that Legionnaires and Centurions wad walked before me. I have to be honest and say that unless there is something in particular is your chosen point of interest, I... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hailing from another city that has several fortified roman walls (Chester), it was interesting to see the protective walls in another city. The best view of the walls can be sought with a visit to Castel Sant'Angelo.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A superb defensive structure that is still partially standing surrounding the city of Rome since ancient time. Parts of it are still in excellent condition. Parts it show that aquaducts have been incorporated into the walls. . The walls also demark the boundaries of the Roman citizens residing within the walls. while the general populous resided outside the walls. A... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 502 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's impressive how such old walls still resist in our days.They can be found in different parts of the town,brick walls,pretty high.

Thank zuv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

long wall all arounf anciant rome city you can see it by walking around the city so many resto around and near the walls

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Ellon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

When you look at things you just think "its a wall" but if you stand back for a moment and imagine that you built it, how proud would you be!? It is an amazing piece of craftsmanship and worth seeing.

Thank Adrian M
Thornton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Sections of the wall are still in place and the history behind it is amazing. Imagine how many battles may have took place or who actually lived behind the wall. What emperors? Who famous in Roman history actually walked the walls to defend it.

Thank dayton13

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