Palatine Hill

The Palatine Hill, which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient parts of the city and has been called "the first nucleus of the Roman Empire." The site is now mainly a large open-air museum while the Palatine Museum houses many finds from the excavations here and from other ancient Italian sites.

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The district is the heart of ancient and the Roman Empire. Photo: Paolostefano1412, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
In Ancient Roman architecture a is a covered corridor or passageway.

Archaeological site
The , or the Domus Augusti, is situated on the in , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The Column of Phocas is a Roman monumental column in the of , .

Localities in the Area

, the 'Eternal City', is the capital and largest city of and of the region. Photo: MJSmit, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Esquilino and San Giovanni are adjacent neighborhoods in . Photo: Cristian Bortes, CC BY 2.0.

The of , home to the Via Veneto, Quirinale, Castro Pretorio, Repubblica, and Trevi neighborhoods, is the city's hub of activity, especially shopping and nightlife. Photo: Goldmund100, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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