The Roman Empire was vast. At its zenith, it included much of Europe, coastal northern Africa, the Balkans, Asia minor, and some parts of Mesopotamia and the Middle East. That's the modern-day equivalent of nearly 50 countries!
Discovering the Roman Empire's architectural legacy is one of the great pleasures of traveling. Browse the gallery and find out where to explore ancient Roman civilizations.
France - The Amphitheater of Arles.
France - The Maison Carrée in Nimes has one of the best-preserved Roman temple facades to be found in the former territory of the Roman Empire.
Spain - The Ferreres aqueduct, also known as the Pont del Diable, was built to supply water to the Roman city of Tarraco, today Tarragona
Spain - The Roman bridge of Córdoba has been restored and renovated on several occasions.
Italy - The Pantheon, Rome.
Italy - The ornate Maritime Theater in Hadrian's Villa, situated near Tivoli.
Italy - The Baths of Caracalla, Rome. They were the city's second-largest public baths.
Tunisia - The Roman forum temples at Sbeitla.
France - The Temple of Augustus and Livia, Vienne.
Italy - The Temple of Hercules Victor in Piazza Bocca della Verità, in the Forum Boarium area.
Greece - The Odeon of Herodes Atticus. It is named after the wealthy Greek aristocrat who served as a Roman senator and who funded its construction.
Italy - The Amphitheater of Flavian in Pozzuoli.
Hungary - The ruins of the ancient city of Aquincum are located in Budapest.
Italy - The Pompeii Forum and Jupiter Temple. Mount Vesuvius is in the background.