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Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali

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The Markets of Trajan are an archaeological complex of uniqueness in Rome, perhaps even worldwide. They represent an area that has experienced the evolution of the city from the imperial age to today; an area that has been constantly recycled and...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's complicated and only fitfully understood so you need to be keen to read the various signboards and watch the explanatory videos which help greatly. The size of the building is noteworthy and means you need to be prepared for steps and different levels. So...More

Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many historic site to see in Rome that most people can hardly scratch the surface during their first trip to the city. This site is for return trips. After a brief introductory video, you tour on your own. Most of the objects...More

Thank carole l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous exhibition: informative, and articulated in such a way that it is easy to follow and sympathetic to the diverse spaces of this truly unique archaeological site. Highly recommended as a cultural experience, and to know more about the Romans and one of their best...More

Thank DayaDB
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

It’s an archaeological site that takes you through both the history and evolution of the place, as well as the understanding of the times in the Ancient Rome that it started in. It explains details about Traian and the wars and the empire of its...More

Thank Miruna S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We are staying across the street from this museum and went over to do the tour. It will take 1-2 hours to see the entire structure and is well worth the time. Lots to see and many information signs around in Italian and English to...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Having lived in Rome for two years and having led many student groups to see the city's riches, I felt I should check out this museum to see what it had to offer and what I wasn't exposing my students to that could help them...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Marvelous remains of Emperor Trajan's Forum, including a library, shopping arcade, administrative offices and the triumphal column. After the Colosseum, this is maybe the largest still standing ancient structure in the Roman Forum (or better said - Forums). There is a museum inside the Market,...More

Thank Milen D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Museum is located in the Great Hall and Central Block of the Mercati di Traiano and within a section of Trajan's Forum. It was opened in 2007 and through some amazing exhibits it introduces you to the many 'events', the ideology of government, military...More

1  Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is the area which is just near Emmanele which has some older low lying ruins and the Trejan Market ruins also. It is a couple of blocks long, lots of photo ops. There is a museum with a cover price which has many displays...More

1  Thank finesilver
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Not knowing much about the site before going in, I was pleasantly surprised. From the street it looks like a small exhibition, but once you get in, the route takes you through the several floors and forums that the Traiano site has to show you....More

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Karina M
30 July 2017|
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Response from Zetema M | Property representative |
Dear Karina, in the summary of regulations that govern entry to civic museums and archaeological sites we can read (en.mercatiditraiano): free admission to visitors with disabilities and a family member or a carer who can... More
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Ashley C
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Dear Ashley, booking in advance is not compulsory. In any case, online tickets are valid only for the date on the ticket, at any time of the day. Best regards
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Deanna J
3 February 2017|
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Dear Deanna, The Markets of Trajan are a window on the imperial Forums and an archaeological complex of uniqueness in Rome. They represent an area that has experienced the evolution of the city from the imperial age to... More
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