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Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine

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Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Admire the art of ancient Rome on a private 3-hour walking tour of Rome’s Capitoline Museums and Roman Forum. With your own private guide who specializes in art history, discover the key art and archaeological treasures of the famous Capitoline Museums, including the original equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Ogle the views of the Roman Forum from the museums, and explore the forum to see Trajan’s Column and other sights. This private tour ensures in-depth attention from your guide.
  • Choice of morning, afternoon or evening three-hour tours
  • English-speaking guide specializing in art history
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your guide on this special private art tour
  • Customize the tour to suit your own interests

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

For those interested in more than just the Colosseum, this private tour focuses on the art of ancient Rome.
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Professional art historian guide
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Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Piazza del Campidoglio, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Piazza Venezia, Roma RM, Italy
Your private tour can be customized to your preferences, so when you book, list any special interests you have so your art historian guide can tailor the itinerary.

On the day, meet your guide at Capitoline Hill near the equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, a replica of the original in the museums. Get an introduction to ancient Roman art and start your private 3-hour tour.

After admiring the Michelangelo-designed Piazza del Campidoglio, enter the famous Capitoline Museums, home to a renowned collection of Roman art, statuary and antiquities.

Stroll around as your guide shows you the main highlights, all displayed in wonderful halls decorated with 16th-century frescoes.

Admire the statues, vases and important monuments, and see masterpieces such as the original of the equestrian sculpture of Marcus Aurelius outside.

View the ruins of the 6th-century-BC Temple of Jupiter and walk down the surviving corridor of the Tabularium, ancient Rome’s archives office, to enjoy a wonderful view over the Roman Forum.

Listen as your guide identifies the landmarks, and after descending from the Piazza del Campidoglio toward the Forum, view Trajan’s Market, Trajan’s Forum and the marvelously sculpted Trajan’s Column as your guide discusses their history.

Your tour ends at Piazza Venezia.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Piazza del Campidoglio
The Centre of Rome where was the old Capitol, still now The Capitol of Rome. Your Tour of Ancient Rome begins here and your guide will be waiting for you holding a note with your name. She will start by describing Emperor Marcus Aurelius famous equestrian Sculpture and will then describe the Capitoline Museums. Into the courtyard are parts of the gigantic statue of Emperor Constantine. now dismembered. She will explain the layout and tell you about it.
Stop At:  
Colle Capitolino
Your Tour of Ancient Rome begins on the Capitol Hill by the Equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius which will be discussed by your guide. From here you will also see the Capitoline Museums also described . In the courtyard is the huge dismembered statue of Emperor Costantine. Your guide will describe it togrter with the layout of the Museums.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
We now begin the discovery of the Roman Forum, its Senate House, Triumphal Arches and the Imperial Palace starting from Caligula - as mad as a hatter - who built the triumphal Stairs particularly shallow to be used by his horse “Incitatus” which he made into a Senator, Rome’s Temples and churches where the stories of Rome’s triumphs and defeats will unfold in front of your eyes narrated by your guide, She will also book a visit to one of the Houses of Emperor Augustus or his wife Livia presented by internal experts of the Forum.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Colonna Traiana
Below are the ruins of The 6th century BC temple of Jupiter, the first and grandest Roman Temple on the Capitol and finally The Tabularium. From here it is possible to have a wonderful view over the Colonna Traiana which your private tour guide will describe in detail. We are now in the Forum of Trajan, one of the most amazing Forums in Rome. Based just opposite the Forum of Augustus. This Forum was built around 110 by Emperor Trajan and finished by Emperor Hadrian for commemorating Trajan's Glory.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Foro di Traiano
The Forum Trajan here in Rome is one of the most amazing Forum in Rome. Based just opposite the Forum of Augustus it was built around 110 by Emperor Trajan and finished by Emperor Hadrian for commemorating Trajan's glory. The 60metres Column is carved all round with the successful battles of Emperor Trajan - a great warrior who expanded the Roman Empire to its maximum limits. It contained the famous markets set under Trajan's palace and grandiose square but, if finished, it would have contained two libraries one for the Greek and one for the Roman Books as your guide will explain.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
House of Augustus
On the Palatine we will visit the House of Augustus, modest and enriched by beautiful frescoes
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY ARTSTUR Ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Walking by the Roman Forums: From Capitol to Augustus & Trajan Forums & Palatine.

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chenig730
, Oct 2019
This was truly unforgettable. It was the third and final tour of the ancient part of Rome. I had been concerned about duplication of information but each of the tours was slightly different and there wasn't very much overlap. This was the most in-depth tour. It covered bothe side of the ancient Forum, including Trajan's Column. It also covered more of the Forum than my other two tours had. And the included both tours of the imperial palace. Those tours are underground and feature reconstructions of the walls w/ light. It sounds odd but it works well. My guide then took me around the rest of the palace grounds and pointed out various features. She recommended two museums if I wanted further information. I visited the museum at the Palatine Hill. It is small but very good. I am so glad I took this tour. It was the completion of the visit to Ancient Rome. The guide is simply one of the best I encountered and I had some great guides.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Dear Customer, I thought I had already responded to your very kind review of the Roman Rome Tour from the Capitol...but I do not see it mentioned here. As soon as I saw your review I let Guia know about it and she was moved by it and very grateful. I am delighted that you appreciated this tour, which is still a very recent tour which we only presented last summer. We have had only three bookings for it and I hope more people would know about it. In any case we know that it exists and is appreciated by people like you. Thank you again, Rosa Maria Letts
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Don't miss if you are in Rome
ronicula
, Aug 2019
An excellent tour guide, highly knowledgeable in history and archeology. The tour it was difficult because we wanted to see such many things- House of Livia, House of Augustus, Imperial Fori, Roman Forum. Houses were impressive because they try to recreate the ancient atmosphere. For us, the tour means rediscover the roots, the ancestors. But anyway this tour definitely worth.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear Friend, Both your Guide Guia and I wish to thank you very much for the excellent review and description you gave of your Tour to the Forums. Sorry to best slow in doing it, but only recently I saw the review since we were preparing another Tour From the Capitol to the Trajan Forum. I wish you and your family a very good year, with the souvenir of a summer Roman Holiday. Best Wishes, Rosa Maria
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Gianluca was FANTASTIC, such an...
Sally Ann K
, Oct 2015
Gianluca was FANTASTIC, such an ambassador for Rome. His knowledge and enthusiasm for for the art of ancient Rome was with out a doubt the highlight of this trip to Europe. We would gladly engage him for anything Rome.
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Not worth the money. We probably should...
Arthur S
, Nov 2009
Not worth the money. We probably should have told the guide exactly what we wanted in advance.
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