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Ostia Antica

Viale Dei Romagnoli 717, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy
+39 06 5635 8099
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Ostia Antica Guided Tour Including the Ancient Theater and Baths
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Relive the Ancient Ostia: Half-Day Tour from Rome
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Ancient Ostia Guided Tour for Kids and Families
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Present day site of sprawling ruins of a densely populated Roman city at the mouth of the river Tiber.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Viale Dei Romagnoli 717, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike Pompei, Ostia was sacked and destroyed, but there is much to see despite that. The streets are intact, and many of the buildings have their first floors intact. There is a very good auditorium that is used for performances on Saturday and Friday nights...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As an avid admirer of Roman culture, history and architecture this site was a must see for me. This area offers a the visitor a good opportunity of Roman life including mosaics, amphitheater and roads leading to various part of Ostia Antica.

Thank Lionel L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having taken the local train for the great price of €7 for a whole day, we arrived to discover that the archeological site was not open on a Monday. Schoolboy error! However, being forced to find something else to do turned to our advantage. We...More

1  Thank Juliea84
Reviewed 1 week ago

It offers you the chance to walk through a Roman city. Well preserved and restored unlike Pompeii most of the mosaics are original. Lots to see.

Thank Lorne N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a day out of the city and Pompeii seems like a lot of effort for a few hours, then give Ostia a go. A very short train ride out of Rome (only took me 40 mins from the coliseum transferring at piramide)...More

Thank Treehugger_Anonymous
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy ruins. So I read about Ostia Antica on Trip Advisor before my wife and I visited Rome in October. It's more than an hour to get there but if you like history and ruins, you will have a great time. I highly recommend...More

Thank CJC22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was travelling with three teens and this was on all of their lists as top attraction. It really sets the stage for the significance and contributions the ancient Romans made to civilization. I think it was an invaluable experience for teens, especially. For younger...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If u are short of time, and missing Pompeii, this is a must visit.Very easily reached from Rome, by a local train, all passes and tickets valid on Rome metro will work here. Just 40-45 min from Termini.Very extensive site, of course, no where near...More

Thank kaushalv27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not far from Rome's bustling city centre, why not take a journey back in time and visit the amazing archaeological site of Ostia Antica.This ancient Roman town from the Latin word OSTIUM: (MOUTH), touched by the river and sea aswell, was situated in an area...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since our first visit to Rome in the early 1970s, the archaeological investigations at Ostia - the original port for Rome - have gathered momentum. It is now possible to walk along the main street (which ultimately leads to the original port area), and visit...More

Thank David T
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
Not recommended. There are no paved walkways in Ostia Antica.
6 October 2017|
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Response from Wellcome2012 | Reviewed this property |
I would say it will be quite tricky, because all paths/roads are not flat.
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21 August 2017|
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Response from Reagan10 | Reviewed this property |
There was no wait when we went in early May.