The Roman Forum
The hole, now crossed by the Via G. Augusta, was the city’s main square. It dates back to the second century. A.D. Surrounded by arcades, under which there were shops and public rooms for city council, treasury and archives, here they held their public meetings and assemblies. In the adjacent basilica forensic debating the causes and business.
In Roman times the tombs had to be placed by law outside the city walls, from which came the costume to align along the main streets, called sepulchral ways. In the excavations the stretch of burial visible today includes five burial areas surrounded by a fence, each of which belonging to a family.
It dates from the middle of the first century. d. C. and the beginning of III ca. and is the only example of a Roman cemetery found in Aquileia.
The river port
Along the Via Sacra are the ruins of the port built probably in the second century. BC, later expanded and renovated several times.
The river opened with a 48 meter wide bed and was flanked by solid piers 350 meters long and impressive magazziniLungo the Via Sacra are the ruins of the port built probably in the second century. BC, later expanded and renovated several times.
The river opened with a 48 meter wide bed and was flanked by solid piers 350 meters long and imposing warehouses.
Case Roman and early Christian speakers
Currently visit two archaeological sites with mosaics of houses dating from the first century. BC and the fourth century. A.D.
Reconstruction of the tomb of an unknown municipal magistrate dates back to the age of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD).