Foro Italico Sports Center, Rome

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Foro Italico Sports Center, Rome

Foro Italico is a great sport center, created in the zone originally named Prati della Farnesina (after the Farnese family, which had it as a property), in the years of fascist regime. The project belonged to Enrico Del Debbio, and was realized starting from the late 20's, until 1960, the year of Olympic Games held in Rome. In the very beginning it was named Foro Mussolini, and after the WWII received its present name.

Foro Italico Sports Center, Rome
Fig: Foro Italico Sports Center
the Stadio dei Marmi and the Palazzo della Farnesina behind
Fig: the Stadio dei Marmi and the
Palazzo della Farnesina behind

Foro Italico is a district situated 5 km north of the city centre. Foro Italico includes:

The bridge bringing directly to the Forum, Ponte Duca D'Aosta, by V.Fasolo, was erected in 1936-39. It is made of reinforced cement, with three spans, 222m long and 29m wide.

Address:
Foro Italico Sports Center
Piazza Lauro De Bosis, 3, 00194, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Shown By Map A Zone As "12"
Tel: +39 06 36851

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