Piazzale (Square) Numa Pompilio

"Piazzale (Square) Numa Pompilio" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Thursday 7th July 2011

The square is dedicated to the 2nd legendary king of Rome Numa Pompilius, who speaking with a nymph Egiria in this zone, was founding inspiration for his politics of peace. At present this place is one of the most busiest traffic junctions in Rome. Here is situated an piece of ancient construction, which was probably a public toilet invented by Vespasian.

Piazzale (Square) Numa Pompilio near Baths of Caracalla (Terme di Caracalla)
On the other side of the junction at Piazzale Numa Pompilio, the Via Appia narrows, becoming more recognizably a Roman road. Piazzale Numa Pompilio which is a huge cross where you have to make a left to continue on "Viale delle Terme di Caracalla" and SS. Nereo e Achilleo. To the right to Via di Valle delle Camene. This one-way section, now called Via di Porta San Sebastiano, runs between the high walls of secluded villas on either side.

Address:
Piazzale (Square) Numa Pompilio
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla (Near the Park of San Sebastian)
00153, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione San Saba (Piramide) (Roma centro) / Rione Celio (Terme di Caracalla) (Roma centro)
Piazzale (Square) Numa Pompilio is Shown By "Map K Zone" As "86"
Bus: 160-628

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