Ancient Ostia Ruins Roman Port of Ostia Antica Fullday from Rome

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Explore the incredible Ancient Ostia Roman Port (Ostia Antica) a large archeological site, the location of the harbour city of ancient Rome, this Tour focuses on some of the archaeological remains of Imperial Ostia and Portus:
• Apartments buildings, with two or three upper floors
• The so-called medianum-apartments, the habitations of the commercial middle class
• Domus, the houses of the upper class
• Hotels, brothels, bars and hundreds of shops
• Baths and communal latrines
• The seats of guilds
• Workshops, such as bakeries and fulleries
• Store buildings
• Public buildings
• Temples and little shrines, dedicated to traditional and oriental deities
• Wall-paintings
• Mosaics
• Sculpture
• Graffiti
Skip-The-Line Tickets Included.
Local licensed Tour Guide in Ostia Antica Ruins (in Private option).
Lunch time in a typical local Restaurant near the Ruins (own expense).
Pickup and dropoff will be at your accommodation in Rome.
Private or Shared Tour available options.

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Duration: 6 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Explore the incredible Ancient Ostia Roman Port (Ostia Antica) a large archeological site, the location of the harbour city of ancient Rome, this Tour focuses on some of the archaeological remains of Imperial Ostia and Portus:
• Apartments buildings, with two or three upper floors
• The so-called medianum-apartments, the habitations of the commercial middle class
• Domus, the houses of the upper class
• Hotels, brothels, bars and hundreds of shops
• Baths and communal latrines
• The seats of guilds
• Workshops, such as bakeries and fulleries
• Store buildings
• Public buildings
• Temples and little shrines, dedicated to traditional and oriental deities
• Wall-paintings
• Mosaics
• Sculpture
• Graffiti
Skip-The-Line Tickets Included.
Local licensed Tour Guide in Ostia Antica Ruins (in Private option).
Lunch time in a typical local Restaurant near the Ruins (own expense).
Pickup and dropoff will be at your accommodation in Rome.
Private or Shared Tour available options.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Viale Dei Romagnoli 717, 00119 Ostia Antica Italy

Ostia was Ancient Rome’s seaport, the ancient Roman city of Ostia was in antiquity situated at the mouth of the river Tiber, some 30 kilometres to the west of Rome. The shoreline moved seawards, due to silting, from the Middle Ages until the 19th century. Therefore Ostia is today still lying next to the Tiber, but at a distance of some three kilometers from the beach.
Skip-The-Line entrance Tickets Included.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ostia Antica, Ostia Antica, Province of Rome, Lazio

Free time and Lunch time, in a typical local Restaurant (own expense), in the little medieval neighborhood near the Ruins.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Castello di Giulio II, Piazza della Rocca, 00119 Ostia Antica Italy

The Ostiense castle was built in 1483 by the cardinal Giuliano della Rovere, bishop of Ostia and future Pope Giulio II. In the course of XIX century, the castle is the prison where the sentenced to forced labour are allocated.



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