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Museum day

Where Ms. Binkley visits two famous museums, wanders through the Foro Romano (Roman Forum), and walks through the Villa Borghese park.

sunny 65 °F
View Ms. Binkley goes to Rome on MsBinkley's travel map.

Today we went on quite a long walk here and there around Rome. Follow along on the map.

Piazza del Popolo from the Pincio
Pincio Obelisk
Lake at Villa Borghese

The Galleria Borgheseis a museum that does not allow visitors to take any pictures. Tour the web site and see some of the famous sculptures and paintings.

The Foro Romano
Take a look at this web site and the map.
Be ready to answer some questions!
Temple of Saturn and Arch of Septimus Severius
Temple of Castor and Pollux

1. What did the Romans use for money?
2. Where did the Romans shop?
3. Post your answer to the Blog. Don't forget your name.

1. Why was the Forum so important to the Romans?
2. List three things the Romans did in the Forum.
3. Why were Castor and Pollux so important to the Romans?
4. Post your answer to the Blog. Don't forget your name.

Capitoline Museum
Castor and Pollux at the top of the Cordonata

Bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius
Bronze head from a statue of Constantine
Marble hand from a giant statue

Posted by MsBinkley 20:44 Archived in Italy Tagged educational

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