This is near the Roman Forum and what is being seen is the Palatine Hill where the Roman Senators and elite lived. It is near the Coleseum . On the other side (right) is the famous Circus Maximus where 250,000 could watch the chariot races (complete with Charleton Heston winning every race (in the movie Ben Hur). How do I know this?, . . . well cause I've "been there-done that". With a little more walking, a person could end up looking at some of the aquaducts near the Roman Forum, or one could do a lot of walking and end up at the Baths of Caracalla which was kinda neat; or, . . . a person could wander in to a church at the Catacombs of San Calisto and see a foot print of Christ (that what's the man said.