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  • Address: Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome, Province of Rome, Italy

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Piazza del Campidoglio

The Capitoline Hill is one of Rome’s famous seven hills, and in Italian it’s called the Campidoglio. The Piazza del Campidoglio is the trapezoidal space atop the hill, with buildings on three sides and a grand staircase on the fourth. The piazza and surrounding buildings were designed by Michelangelo in the mid-1500s.

Michelangelo employed several visual tricks to give the space a balanced feel, despite its lack of literal symmetry. He designed facades for the existing buildings, made the staircase more of a gradual ramp, and crafted a pattern to be inlaid in the piazza that deceives the eye into thinking it’s a perfect oval (it’s actually egg-shaped). The buildings once served as government buildings, but they now house the Capitoline Museums.

At the center of the Piazza del Campidoglio is a replica of an Ancient Roman bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback. The original bronze is nearby in the Capitoline Museums.

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Classical Rome City Tour, Rome, null
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Classical Rome City Tour

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Spend your morning on this classic Rome tour, seeing all the top attractions in Rome’s ‘centro storico’ – its historic center. By both coach and foot, visit ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 - 6 hours

From USD $44.42
Rome in a Day Tour by Electric Bike, Rome, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Rome in a Day Tour by Electric Bike

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See the sights of the Eternal City on a full-day electric bike tour, with a pizza or pasta lunch, wine and a gelato stop included! Easy and safe to ride, the ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $107.26
Imperial Rome Afternoon Tour, Rome, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Imperial Rome Afternoon Tour

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Discover the history of Imperial Rome on this 3-hour afternoon tour by coach and foot! As the capital of the Roman Empire, Rome boasts an array of ancient ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $62.84
Private Tour: Ancient Roman Art History Walking Tour, Rome, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Private Tour: Ancient Roman Art History Walking Tour

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Explore Rome's ancient art history in style on a private walking tour with an art expert. Accompanied by your own private guide who specializes in art history, ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $97.51
Ancient Rome Half-Day Walking Tour, Rome, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Ancient Rome Half-Day Walking Tour

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Visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Capitoline Hill and Rome’s ‘centro storico’ (historical center) on this must-do Ancient Rome tour. The 3-hour Rome walking ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $40.95
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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour by Night, Rome, Walking Tours
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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour by Night

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See Ancient Rome and the Colosseum by night on this exciting 2.5-hour evening tour, led by an expert local guide! Hear little-known facts about the Roman ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $81.26
Ancient Rome Bike Tour, Rome, Night Tours
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Ancient Rome Bike Tour

Ride in total relaxation with a local bicyclist and guide, discovering Ancient Rome. Meeting at our location, we explore many areas around Rome. During the ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $32.50
Walking Tour of Ancient Rome, Rome, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Walking Tour of Ancient Rome

Skip the line and step back in time in the "Roman Empire." Visiting the Colosseum, you will admire the grandeur and beauty of one of the most ancient ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: Flexible

From USD $75.73
Rome Bike Tour: Rome Ghosts and Talking Statues Evening Bike Tour, Rome, Walking Tours
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Rome Bike Tour: Rome Ghosts and Talking Statues Evening Bike Tour

Beside the most important attractions, in this tour you will discover the folkloristic and “magic” side of Rome, made of legends, folk tales and superstitions. ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.92
4-Hour Small Group Segway Rome Tour, Rome, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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4-Hour Small Group Segway Rome Tour

Our 4-hour Rome Segway Tour will take you to the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia e Altare della Patria, Piazza del Popolo, the wonderful via Margutta, ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.84

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