"Area Sacra di Largo Argentina - Temple of Feronia" Area Sacra - Largo Argentina Tip by Willettsworld

Area Sacra - Largo Argentina, Rome: 29 reviews and 52 photos


The remains of four temples were discovered in the 1920's at the centre of Largo Argentina. They date from the era of the Republic and are among the oldest found in Rome. The area is now crawling with cats. See how many you can spot in the photo!

The Temple of Feronia (also known as "Temple C"), the furthest to the left when viewed facing Teatro Argentina, is the oldest and dates from the early 3rd century BC. It was placed on a high placed on a high platform preceded by an altar and is typical of Italic temple plans as opposed to the Greek model.

Address: Largo di Torre Argentina
Directions: About 4 blocks south of the Pantheon.

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  • Updated Jul 30, 2005
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