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Casa Romana di Vespaia Polla

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VERY OLD HOME IN SPOLETO - inside wonderful floor and different little object so special- I loved... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Rome, Italy
Fantastic mosaics

Lovely place to visit. The mosaic flooring is amazing and although only a small museum it is worth... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Julie C
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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Palazzo del Municipio | Via Visiale 9, Spoleto, Italy
+39 0743 224656
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Reviewed September 14, 2014

We see a lot of extreme homes of the wealthy on television each week but just what did it mean to be rich in Roman times? The remains of this home give us a small glimpse into such a lifestyle . Lots of rooms of...More

3  Thank Victoria L
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

A Roman house with well-preserved, if fairly plain, mosaics.

1  Thank Anthony L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When in Spoleto go up to La Rocca first and work your way down from there. You can pay one Euro more for admission and get a multi pass good for five other churches and museums. Casa Romana is one of those included. Amazing mosaic...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Roman House is a fine example of the noble residence that was typical for the Roman Empire in the first century. The excavation was supervised by Giuseppe Sordini, a local archeologist, at the end of the 19th century. The house was located near the...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2018

VERY OLD HOME IN SPOLETO - inside wonderful floor and different little object so special- I loved also the paint wall

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit. The mosaic flooring is amazing and although only a small museum it is worth the 3 euro entrance fee to see such good examples. My only comment would be to remove the 'modern art' that is placed on each floor. I...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed July 6, 2018

An underground Roman House dating back to the 1st century AD & believed to be owned by Vespasia Polla , the mother of the Emperor Vespasian . Worth a visit for the floor mosaics .

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We almost missed this underground roman villa but stumbled upon it whilst waiting for another site to open. Whilst it is small if you love history and all things roman then it’s worth popping in and taking a look around. It certainly has one of...More

1  Thank 715nickib
Reviewed June 22, 2018

A fascinating insight into how a Roman house looked in the first century AD. oddly, though, it doesn't feature in many guide books on Spoleto. The frescoes and, in particular, floor mosaics are superb, the latter being quite intact for the most part. In the...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

So much better than we expected, with complete mosaic floors and lots of interesting finds. The people at the desk were generous with their time and knowledge.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This a nice little space under the town hall. It helps to understand how Romans lived. Beautiful mosaic floors.

Thank Terri M
Reviewed November 12, 2017

The town of Spoleto has so many hidden treasures to find and this is one of them. The town is very close and walkable (there are detailed directions for tourist to follow). The Roman house is nicely restored and maintained. The intricate tile floors are...More

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