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were built around AD 100-112 by Emperor Trajan. The architect, Apollodorus of Damascus, designed a complex of 150 shops and offices. Trajanís markets were ancient Rome, Shopping mall. The market is considered an architectural wonder of the ancient world. Everything could be found there Ė spices, flowers, jewels, wool, corn, fish, wine, fruits, vegetables and silk. The main hall had 12 shops on two floors where the corn dole was kept.
On the top of the Trajanís Markets building Torre delle Milizie was built later for defensive purposes. It is a massive brick tower built in the 13 century. In AD 107-113 The Forum of Trajan
was built in front of the Trajanís Markets but most of it is still buried under present Romeís streets.
Where are the Trajanís Markets
: Short walk from Piazza Venezia
and the Roman Forum
How to get to the Trajanís Markets
: By bus 64 and 70 to Via IV Novembre.
: 9:00 am Ė 4:30 pm; during the summer till 6:30pm
Trajanís Markets, Rome
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