Historic Centre of Rome
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Stream_Green
N 41° 53.413 E 012° 29.538
33T E 291954 N 4640628
Quick Description: A journey in March 2003 in the area of Rome led me to 3 UNESCO sites: center of Rome, Assissi and the Villa Adriana.
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 5/25/2006 4:20:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMDFE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
Views: 206

Long Description:
Founded, according to legend, by Romulus and Remus in 753 B.C., Rome was first the centre of the Roman Republic, then of the Roman Empire, and it became the capital of the Christian world in the 4th century. The World Heritage site, extended in 1990 to the walls of Urban VIII, includes some of the major monuments of antiquity such as the Forums, the Mausoleum of Augustus, the Mausoleum of Hadrian, the Pantheon, Trajan's Column and the Column of Marcus Aurelius, as well as the religious and public buildings of papal Rome.
Type: Site

Reference number: 91-001

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