The Roman Forum is simply amazing even if you’re not a history buff.
As you stroll down the streets you can just feel the vibe of what once was.

Star Wars

Star Wars
These towering remnants of the Temple of Vesta and Il Tempio dei Dioscuri in the Roman Forum remind me of the machines from Star Wars


Il Tempio dei Dioscuri

Il Tempio dei Dioscuri
I love the way that Il Tempio dei Dioscuri stands tall and isolated while everything around it has crumbled over the centuries.


Faded Flower

Faded Flower
A crumbled column reveals intricate artwork that probably would have gone unnoticed high above daily life in the Roman Forum.


The Herd Effect

The Herd Effect
Even in shoulder season, you can’t escape the throngs of people in the Roman Forum. At least shoulder season avoids the brutal summer heat.


Temple of Vespasian and Titus

Temple of Vespasian and Titus
The Temple of Vespasian and Titus stands as a triumph of ancient engineering. Note the steel bands helping to keep that ancient engineering together.


City Life

City Life
Today’s crowds are a mere fraction of what daily life must have looked like.


Through the green door lies Heaven

Through the green door lies Heaven
Of course you have to have several churches among all of the temples!


Reduced to Rubble

Reduced to Rubble
A pile of rubble lies before the San Lorenzo in Miranda. In the background you can see the statues atop Il Vittoriano


Arch of Titus

Arch of Titus
Constructed in AD 82 by the Emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother Titus to commemorate Titus’s victories, including the Siege of Jerusalem.


Layers of Antiquity

Layers of Antiquity
This shot shows layers upon layers of Roman history.


Amid It All

Amid It All
And amid all of the rubble and ruin – a lush park to relax in.