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Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini

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The place to see

This Domus was discovered only few years ago when trying to dig a garage beside Piazza Venezia... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rome, Italy
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Like in time machine

I had luck to visit this site for a first time on the second day of it's opening, back on 2011... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This Domus was discovered only few years ago when trying to dig a garage beside Piazza Venezia. With 3D reconstruction, walking underneath this Renaissance building you discover a true treasure, but I don’t want to spoil the surprise, it’s a must that will leave young...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tulliai
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had luck to visit this site for a first time on the second day of it's opening, back on 2011. Glass floor, visual effects and sounds make you feel like you are really part of every day living in ancient Rome,at least for time...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MishaBelgrade
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We think this is the best site we visited during our 3 days in Rome. The tour takes you under the Palazzo Valentini where during the course of excavations for an underground parking garage, the ruins of a major 2nd/3rd century Roman villa was discovered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hlk613
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

A really interesting and well organised attraction which really shows what life would have been like in Ancient Rome. The plexiglass floor is a little disorienting at first, but you soon get used to it. Great commentary (accessible for a 9 year old but also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

One of the most unique archaeological presentations I have seen. The use of plexiglass flooring to allow you to actually stand over the ruins, with excellent narration, and the use of both computerized lighting to highlight aspects. As well as, utilizing reconstructive visual aids that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect when booking this tour, especially at the end of a four week tour around Italy with three kids. I thought it might be a bit too much for them but my 12 year old said this was the best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NatalieP1007
Reviewed 25 October 2018

First, it’s very dark and you walk on a plexiglass floor looking down almost the entire time. The lights are continually turned off so you can’t see a thing. The group is herded through the maze and while some of the group can see a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank onlythetruth229
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour for the whole family. Clever use of glass floors, videos and lighting bring these ruins to life. We all loved it. At 1.5 hours it is quite long but the last section you are sitting down watching a video which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JonesEngland
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

A superb journey into the past. Exceptionally well put together using the benefits of multimedia to show in detail all of the history. I've not seen anything quite like this before. Worth booking a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin W
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Its a great place to explore and see more about Rome. try to go there in the morning before noon time

Date of experience: July 2018
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25 May 2018|
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Response from seenewplaces2015 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few tours in English a day but visitors from other countries book them if they can't get one in their own language. Make sure you book on the official website.
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Do not remember this request Maybe for the registration to the company for payment ? Try again or call 892101 today is a holiday so on Mondahope this helps
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
On their website it says there is a reduced price for children from 6 to 17 and children under 6 are free. Adults 12E, children 8E.