Largo di Torre Argentina

Local nameArea sacra dell'Argentina
LocationRione IX Pigna, Rome, Italy

Largo di Torre Argentina is a square in Rome, Italy, with four Roman Republican temples and the remains of Pompey's Theatre. It is in the ancient Campus Martius.The name of the square comes from the Torre Argentina, which takes its name from the city of Strasbourg whose Latin name was Argentoratum. In 1503, the Papal Master of Ceremonies Johannes Burckardt, who came from Strasbourg and was known as "Argentinus", built in via del Sudario a palace, called Casa del Burcardo, to which the tower is annexed.

The other tower in the square is the medieval Torre del Papito, attributed by tradition to Antipope Anacletus II Pierleoni, allegedly not a tall person.

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Address 47 Via di Torre Argentina, Roma 00186, Italy

Coordinates 41°53'43.365" N 12°28'36.708" E

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