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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Curia Julia is one of the better preserved sites in the Roman Forum. It was the Roman senate house where the senators would take part in important meetings and debates.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Curia Julia is a very important historical site. Julius Caesar was responsible for its construction, which was actually completed by his adopted son and nephew, Octavius, who became known as Augustus. The Curia Julia was the Roman Senate House, where Roman Senators would meet and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

The senate house still standing today and the relics are there for exhibition. Tthe relief carvings displayed and the designed flooring are still visible. The whole area is intact. The place is close to the Arch of Settimo Severo and the Templo de Saturno as...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Located in the northwest section of the Forum, close to the Arch of Severus, sits the Curia Julia. This was the area where Roman Senators would meet and discuss the events of the day in the Roman Empire. This first Roman Senate house was built...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Located at the northwest corner of the Roman Forum is Curia Julia (Senate House). The structure is intact and inside the expansive height are several restorations of mosaic flooring, marble sculptures, wall panels and frieze. The thinly stacked bricks are mesmerizing to look at. The...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed October 11, 2015

This is part of the history of the church. The place that the New Pope is selected. The room has so many tales to tell but as the walls have ears there are no tongues to speak of what hey have heard. I enjoyed seeing...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed May 5, 2015

The Curia was the Senate house, where Roman senators would meet to discuss political and social issues of the day and time. Historically, the first Curia is believed to have built around 6th century BC. This building which appears to be in remarkably better condition...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This is the where you can get close to Julius Ceaser.You must get here ,but nothing much remains but some do.You must come here may be renovated or maintained .

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Reviewed November 27, 2013

In late October 2013, we were lucky enough to see the Roman Forum at night. One of the stops was inside the Curia, the Senate House of the ancient Romans. The building was amazingly silent and contemplative. You could really appreciate the sheer size of...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank SpanishStepsApt
Reviewed November 16, 2013

On my first visit to the Forum in Sept., I found the Curia closed about 3:00. I was really upset as this is one of the major sites in Roman history. I was fortunate enough to return a few days later and it was open....More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Scott8147
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Young and well-to-do families are the street flavour
of Parioli. A new kind of Rome, this area is centuries
away from the Renaissance with its pockets of 1930s
palaces, tony boutiques, open-air markets and plenty
of coffee shops. Parioli was built as an enclave for
last century’s haute bourgeois and still represents as
such in 21st century Rome. Need a break? The area has
several great sporting clubs known for tennis and
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