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Articles in this category focus on visiting archaeological sites, museums, and more.

The Roman theatre in Spoleto

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The Roman theatre in Spoleto

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The archaeological museum of the Umbrian town of Spoleto is right next to a restored Roman theatre that continues to be used for shows.

The Roman house in Spoleto

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The Roman house in Spoleto

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Located partially beneath Spoleto’s town hall are the remains of a Roman house dated to the first century of our era.

Cascate delle Marmore

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Cascate delle Marmore

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The waterfall at Marmore, located in Umbria, is the tallest man-made waterfall in the world. It was created by the Romans.

Roman remains in Assisi

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Roman remains in Assisi

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The Italian town of Assisi, famed as the birthplace of Saint Francis, has some impressive Roman remains, including a temple to Minerva.

A long history

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A long history

The post-Roman use of the Colosseum

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We tend to focus on how ancient buildings were used in Antiquity. But how they were used in post-Classical times is often just as interesting, as I discovered when I revisited the Colosseum in Rome.