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Relive the Ancient Ostia: Private Half-Day Tour from Rome
"Relive the glory of Ancient Rome with us on a guided visit to Ostia Antica! Visit this oncelively harbor town founded in the 4th century BC. Ancient Ostia is commonly referred to as “The Better Pompeii” due to the astonishing preservation ofits buildings baths apartments groceries and theatres and their present condition so strikingly exceeds that of the Roman Forum Imperial Forum and Pompeii that it seems a misnomer to call them ‘ruins’. Here it’s easy to let your imagination fly and feel like you’ve been transported back in time in this once bustling Roman harbor town the isolated ruins reveal no sign of the modern world so you’ll have a tr the Decumanus Maximus
From EUR90.00
 
Real Ancient Rome Tour with Skip the Line Colosseum
"See the best of Ancient Rome and learn of the 3000 year history of the Eternal City. In the company of a guide who is an expert in history and archaeology you will visit sights such as the Colosseum Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. This tour begins with a visit to the most famous monument of Ancient Rome - the Colosseum. We take you inside skipping the long lines and explain the history of the arena and the events that took place here while you stand on the same spot as emperors
From EUR45.00
 
Treasures of Rome Small Group Tour
"Discover the legends and lores of Rome on our half-day walking tour of the Eternal City. Walk in the footsteps of popes poets artists Roman emperors and citizens seeing Renaissance and Baroque buildings and fountains.  The tour begins in the at the Colosseum skipping the lines to enter without delay. We will then take you through the Roman Forum following the route of the ""Sacred Way"" - along which marched Rome' successful generals and Emperors
From EUR79.00

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Train from Rome

The easiest way to get to Ostia Antica is by using the Roma>Lido commuter railway line which serves Ostia Scavi (scavi = excavations). The station is less than 5 minutes' walk from the site...
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Tickets

You can go to Ostia Antica by the subway ticket of Rome. You must change to the Ostia Lido line by EUR Magliana of a subway B line. If you are lucky,you can go with a ticket once. but it is better...
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Boat to Ostia from Rome on the Tiber

A great way to go from Rome to Ostia and at a very reasonable rate. You will think you are at the wrong place when you arrive at the trash dump where you take the boat to Ostia so brace yourself and...
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Roma - Lido

From Rome's Ostiense (stazione S Paolo) take the train leaving from binario 1 for the Lido. A normal biglietto for one euro will suffice.Jump out of the train at Ostia Antica, just cross the busy...
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Viale Dei Romagnoli 1041 A, Ostia Antica, Lazio, 00119, Italy
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Via Enrico Josi 5, Ostia Antica, 00124, Italy
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Piazza della Rocca, 18-19, Ostia Antica, Ostia Antica, Lazio, 00119, Italy
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Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli 160, Ostia Antica, 00122, Italy
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Via Gherardo 30, Ostia Antica, 00125, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Ostia Antica

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Don't underestimate the size of Ostia, nor how much it will contain to interest you. It would be very easy indeed to spend all day exploring and still not see everything which has been excavated....
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Theatre

You'll come across Ostia's theatre as you walk along the Via Ostiensis from the main entrance. The road, by then, is called the Via Decumanus. The theatre is the only building in the excavations...
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Mosaics

At Ostia Antica there are the 'shops ' or offices where the shipping companies did business. The area is called The Corporations. From the mosaic floors you get an idea of where the companies ships...
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Necropolis

It was Roman custom to bury the dead, unless babies under 10 days old, outside the limits of any settlement. So in Ostia Antica, as in all other Roman settlements, tombs lined the roads into the town...
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Market Hall - Caseggiato del Larario

I was rather taken with this small courtyard area, dating from around 120AD/CE and surrounded by what were once shops and businesses. It gets its modern Italian name from the little shrine niche which...
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Baths of the Philosophers - Terme del Filosofo

This rather confusing set of baths, dating from the second half of the 200s AD/CE, covers quite a small area in a side-street running between the Decumanus and the Cardo Maximus. The eastern end of...
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Top 5 Ostia Antica Writers

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leics

"Walking into the past........"
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icunme

"Let's move to Ostia - Ostia ANTICA !!"
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iandsmith

"Better than Pompeii?"
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lina112

"HALF DAY ON OSTIA ANTICA"
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von.otter

"Landscape + Ruins : A Beautiful Combination"
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