Area Sacra Rome – Largo Argentina Photos

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Largo Argentina, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II

ancient roman remains, various centuries

Location: central – southwest of city centre

Area Sacra Roma Largo Argentina
photos © Adrian Welch

Largo di Torre Argentina is a square in Rome, Italy, with four Roman Republican temples and the remains of Pompey’s Theatre. It is in the ancient Campus Martius.

The name of the square comes from the Torre Argentina, which takes its name from the city of Strasbourg whose Latin name was Argentoratum. In 1503, the Papal Master of Ceremonies Johannes Burckardt, who came from Strasbourg and was known as “Argentinus”, built in via del Sudario a palace (now at number 44), called Casa del Burcardo, to which the tower is annexed.

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Adjacent buildings include:

The Pantheon
The Pantheon
photo © Adrian Welch

Gesu church, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II
Gesu church
photograph © Adrian Welch


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Adjacent public spaces include:

Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona
photograph © Adrian Welch

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