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Among the best preserved monuments of the Roman Forum.
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00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The white marble Arch of Septimius Severus is seen at the northwest end of the Roman Forum. It is a triumphal arch dedicated to commemorate the Parthian victories of Emperor Septimius Severus and his two sons, Caracalla and Geta. There are carving at the sides...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The Arch is one of many around Rome and certainly an impressive one. Standing in isolation it is still spectacular. It must have been a wonder in its heyday!

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Arch of Septimius Severus, Is the 3rd arch in the Coliseum/Forum complex. It sits at the bottom of the Capitoline hill. Built as a triumphal arch, circa 200 AD to commemorate the victories of Septímio Severo. Very interesting and highly detailed. This is a...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

One of the three arches in the Roman Forum is located at the end of Via Sacra. It looks more massive than Titus's arch.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Impressive Arch, this one. Nor far from the Colosseum, this is another great place to visit while in Rome. Be careful walking around, as it is very uneven. The arch of Settimio Severus great, be sure to look at it from both sides, and look...More

Thank omega132857
Reviewed 24 October 2016

There are a few ancient triumph arches in Rome.This isn't the most beautiful nor the ugliest but is one of the the best preserved structures in Roman Forum area.Nice decorated.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The enormous white marble Arch of Septimius Severus lies at the opposite end of the Roman Forum from the Arch of Titus. This is a massive triumphal arch dedicated in 203 C.E. to commemorate the emperor's victory over the Parthians (barbarians in their floppy hats...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

The arch of Septimius Severus is from about 200AD, it is massive and beautifully decorated. Slightly disappointed that traffic through it damage the lower parts of the columns... still impressive and with lots of details to look at.

Thank jcrossBdV
Reviewed 27 April 2016

It's a nice arch. Beautiful piece of architecture, maybe close enough to the one in Paris. It's close to the Colosseum, so you won't miss it.

Thank Annie I
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Situated within the Roman Forum another beautifully decorated arch. Similar to Constantines arch a lot of the carvings are taken from elsewhere and attached to the arch.

Thank ejfraser
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