Romulus temple - Roma


The small circular Temple of Romulus is topped by a dome is said to be in fact a temple dedicated to the Penates, the patron gods of household and storeroom. The bronze entrance door was already there at the construction's time and at its sides were two porphyry columns that supported a white marble cornice. In the Vith century, the temple was used for the construction of a church that was given to the Franciscans in 1512. It was completely rebuilt in 1632 upon Urban VIII's order. You can see his arms and some beautiful mosaics in the apse. The entrance is located on the Via dei fori imperiali.


Address : Roma Italy

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