Walk through history as Rome’s 'Area Sacra' becomes an open-air museum

Apr 22, 2021 238

BY: ANDREA SMITH

History-lovers visiting Rome in 2022 are in for a treat, because the historic Area Sacra in Largo di Torre Argentina is set to undergo extensive restoration work that will make it accessible.

The sunken area is where the remains of four Republican-era temples are located, all built between the second and fourth centuries BCE. The Theatre of Pompey is also located there, with the Curia of Pompey located at its entrance. The latter was a meeting hall where Julius Caesar was believed to be murdered in 44 BCE.

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