An extremely ancient temple remained from the time of the Republic. Located in Foro Boario, gainst the mouth of truth.
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This small temple is in an interesting section of Rome. It's near the Tiber, the Tempio di Vesta, the Theatre of Marcellus, the Ponte Rotto and the main tourist attraction, the la Boca della Veritas (or Mouth of Truth). The Tempio di Portunus was recently...More
Tempio di Portuno, (also called Tempio della Fortuna Virile/Temple of Manly Fortune, since Renaissance times), is dedicated to Portunus, a god associated with water crossings and seaports. Built 4th-3rd century BC and renovated 1st century BC, it was converted into the Church of Santa Maria...More
There always seems to be scaffolding on some part of this temple whenever I visit it. "Visit" is not the accurate word, because you can't go in---you can view it only from the outside. Also, there's an iron gate around it (to prevent vandalism, probably)....More
Located in the Piazza Bocca della Verità along with the Temple of Hercules, The Mouth of Truth and the Arch of Janus. This is a very well preserved small temple, though they were working on it when I was there, dedicated to Portunus a minor...More
These temples are just something you can look at as you walk by, you can't enter, they are very old and make for good pictures.
This is one of the best preserved Roman temples, probably dedicated to Portunus, god of keys, doors and livestock. It was built in Ionic style and placed in the ancient Forum Boarium.
The little Temple of Portunus from approximately 150BC is north end of the Piazza della Bocca della Verita along with a round one called Tempio di Ercole Vincitore of the same age. You can only walk around the structure as there is a short fence...More
As you walk down the hill on your way to see Bocca della Verita (Mouth of Truth), you will encounter this beautiful temple followed by the Temple of Hercules in the Foro Boario (Cattle Forum) which is kattycorner to the church portico where you will...More