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The imperial estate of Nero was built in 64AD, which is comprised of a series of pavilions, set in an articulated garden with an artificial lake in its center.
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Via della Domus Aurea, 1, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Completely blown away by this site and the way they are presenting it to the public, and as an archaeologist myself I am hard to impress. Tours are currently only on Saturdays and Sunday’s, as conservation is carried out during the week. Tickets should be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite an experience. We booked our tix in advance thru TickItaly, and that worked out well. 14 EU per person, you show up 15 minutes early, and get your actual tix. The tour itself takes about 75 minutes. It starts with a nice series of...More

Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best, if not the best, archeological sites in Rome. Absolutely worth the cost of entrance. This site can only be visited with a guide, no self-guided trips, because it is still under excavation / renovation. Also, you can spend a...More

Thank DanandCollette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third time in Rome but first time on this tour. It was a small group tour of Nero’s Golden House. Very informative. Our guide (I forgot his name) was entertaining and knowledgeable. A definite must do for history and architecture buffs in...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We booked online without problem. Received an email which needed to be exchanged for tickets and advised to arrive an hour beforehand. However it wasn't clear where the ticket office was situated. It turned out to be at the actual site entrance where I was...More

1  Thank 105debbier
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

It’s only open on weekends so the conservators can work M-Fortunately it worked with our schedule. Ordered tickets online in advance through Coopculture and had no problems at all. To get a better understanding of the significance of Nero’s Golden House we read and watched...More

Thank Bill j
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Nero’s golden palace. We visited with Through Eternity tours and our guide Frederica met us near to the coliseum before the actual tour began and spent some time putting the palace into context. It is currently buried below a park, which is on top of...More

Thank NicolaS476
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Anyone with an interest in ancient Rome or just what to know how emperor Nero lived in splendor then this is your tour. The Domus Aurea is an active archeological site just a short walk away from the North side of the Colosseum.. Only open...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Being able to tour the active archeological dig site of one of Nero's palaces was thrilling. The site is only open on weekends and you have to buy tickets in advance. The small group tours are led by an archeologist. The crowning, fantastic, take your...More

2  Thank Happyfellowtraveler
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This tour is only available on weekends. Order your tickets through CoopCulture.. It, like all other tours booked through CoopCulture were reasonably priced. Our biggest obstacle was finding this location. I noted down the address and other tripadvisor directions, but it was still hard to...More

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Response from Aleph_999 | Reviewed this property |
A small one, no problem. There are no great valuables inside, although it is an awesome experience
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Hi. When I bokk the ticket for "Domus Aurea" they proposed me only a possibility. Enjoy your visit! Corrado
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I went onto the website and it was messy and hard to understand and looked like tickets were not available for a while. Then I called the phone number and was able to get onto the tour the next day. We did enjoy the tour... More
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