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Teatro di Pompeo

T4 Da Pancrazio, Piazza del Biscione 92 @ 116 and routes to Largo Torre Argentina or Corso Vittorio Emanuele II

A hint of Pompey’s 55 BC theatre is evident in the curve of medieval Largo del Pollaro. The theatre could seat 17,000 people. Traces of it are visible in the ancient travertine corridors of the Pancrazio restaurant where you can see early examples of opus reticulatum – small square blocks of tufa (porous rock) set diagonally as a facing for a concrete wall.

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Palazzo del Monte di Pietà

T5 Piazza del Monte di Pietà 33 § 06-622 7252 @ 116 and routes to Largo di Torre Argentina or Corso Vittorio Emanuele II v 8

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