Temple of Saturn

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The Temple of Saturn was built around 497 BC and is the oldest of the Roman temples. Today, only eight of its columns remain.

The huge building that once stood behind the columns was Rome's state treasury.

Temple of Saturn in Ancient Rome, Italy
Temple of Saturn, Rome

The Temple of Saturn was essentially a bank where Romans stored their gold bars, coins, jewels and other valuables.

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