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Via di S. Gregorio, 30 | Palentine Hill, Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Very cool to see something built in 43BC. Enough said. Pay the extra price when you purchase your ticket to include this venue or else you cannot get in. This area is quite a hike into the Palantine Hill area. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing....More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This was part of the tour of the Palatine Hill. The house of the emperor Augustus, you can see the remains of it such as the walls from the outside.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We're quite interested in the history of Ancient Rome, and on this, our second visit to that wonderfully excavated area, "The Roman Forum", we were absolutely delighted with our visit to this wonderful venue. Augustus, as we understand it, was the first to be officially...More

5  Thank Gooner10-8
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Finally we were able to tour inside the House of Augustus and the House of Livia on the Palatine Hill after many years of trying to book. It is thrilling to see the frescoes and to just be in the space that holds such history...More

6  Thank SelbyDale
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The house of Augustus is part of the Palatine Hill complex and you will see it when you are on top of the hill. The remains, mainly walls, are impressive but require explanation. Therefore it is best to have a guide. There is a good...More

1  Thank Karsten K
Reviewed 8 February 2018

In several places the benefits of being here in Winter were apparent. For instance a very long covered queuing area to see the frescoes at Casa Augustus. We were able to breeze right through this empty area and go straight in. Beautiful frescoes. Definitely a...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 9 December 2017

High on Palantine Hill, the house of Augustus is set aside from the main area, but the view to it will draw you in. Make the time to explore

1  Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My wife and I were allowed access to the House of Augustus as part of a tour given by Walks of Italy. The guide did an exceptional job of describing the residences of Augustus and his wife. The apparent simplicity of the dwelling from the...More

1  Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely site. Makes you wonder at the marvel of the engineers and builders from years ago and the power of the elite. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Cricketdad
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our guide said thatthese tours might be being phased out! If so, hopefully only for a short time while greater access is prepared for the site. In the meanwhile, seek this tour -- House of Livian and Augustus -- on line through various tour agencies....More

5  Thank SyrinxSounds
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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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tuxedocat907
15 November 2016|
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Response from Karl P | Reviewed this property |
1.I dont know about this,I was there in May 2016 and it was opne then. 2.The house is insde the forum so naturally,you have to buy a ticket for the forum.As for the colloseum,this is a "Must See" property.I dont understand... More
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BethFinRey
23 August 2016|
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Response from Emil_J_Padar | Reviewed this property |
From what I understand, you can get a very low-cost ticket somewhere nearby, but considering your time constraint and interests... I've read that Rome is also very crowded in September. So if you want to visit the "houses... More
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Em D
29 July 2016|
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Response from Anselm1956 | Reviewed this property |
No, these are separate and the houses can only be visited by an accompanied tour. Most guide books give a telephone number to ring but when you call you are advised to buy the tickets at the ticket office opposite the... More
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