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Ostia Antica

Viale Dei Romagnoli 717, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy
+39 06 5635 8099
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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
+39 06 5635 8099
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Reviewed yesterday

Staying near Pyramide metro station (great location at Air B&B) we decided to take the handy train to Ostia and avoid the crowds in central Rome. What a great choice, this huge ancient port city was lightly visited and we We got to hike all...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very easy and cheap to get to by public transportation. It is an incredible site and you can explore it within a few hours. Continue in to the coast for a quick dip in the Mediterranean.

Thank Ramona F
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived at Fiumicino airport and chose to spend the night on the waterfront in Fiumicino before boarding our cruise ship the next day. Since boarding was in the afternoon that left us the morning to visit Ostia Antica. Only a 10 minute ride from...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ostia Antica comprises the extensive ruins of a Roman era town. It is easily reached by public transit from Rome. Excellent directions are on TripAdvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Travel-g187791-c129982/Rome:Italy:Ostia.Antica.html Adult admission is 8 euros per person. As the site is so large I strongly recommend buying the 2...More

Thank Adrianne P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We end up going to Ostia Antica instead of Pompeii because it's much closer. It has good quantity of old building walls, old Roman roads, free frescoes and mosaics. Everything topped with gorgeous amphitheatre. I imagine this place is amazing with a guide, but we...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived via train MIND THE PAVEMENTS on the way to the site. Easy process to pay. We hired 2 handsets, but could have settled with one. I left my driving licence rather than my passport. Inside it's amazing. The highlight being the amphitheatre... but...More

Thank Stephinbath
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Ostia Antica Park Hotel overnight before leaving to fly back to the US from a wonderful 2 week vacation in Italy and Greece. The hotel was clean and sparse...typical for hotels in the area. They had a nice pool, spa and...More

Thank Jerilyn M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great visit to ancient city recovered from the earth! Good stroll through theater and baths. Excellent museum. Tuesday's are free admission. Ideal castle and restaurants nearby.

Thank John f
Reviewed 5 days ago

Travelling here from Rome on the metro is so easy - purchase a one day travel ticket and you can go anywhere! Its also nice to get out of the hustle and bustle of Rome, Ostia Antica is so peaceful. I met a friend who...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fantastic day out from Rome, when you get tired of the crowds and bustle. Incredibly easy and cheap to get to via the metro and local train network, with a 7 euro day ticket; and only 8 euros to get in. For that,...More

Thank Patricia W
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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.