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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Ostia Antica

Rome: Ostia Antica Half Day Small Group Tour with Guide

Product ID: 214626
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Travel back in time on this visit to the one of the most powerful trade and commerce sites of the Roman Empire, the Ancient Harbour of Ostia, right on the Mediterranean Sea.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a half day trip and tour of Ostia Antica, the Ancient Harbour City of Rome
  • Experience a truly intimate and personalised tour with a small group of only 6 people
  • Learn from your professional expert guide
  • Discover what life was like for the ancient Romans
  • Retrace the steps of time as you wander around one of the most powerful sites of the Roman Empire
Full description
The tour starts with a meet and greet with your guide at Roma-Lido Station before traveling together by train to Ostia Antica, a short ride from Rome’s city center, to experience what life was like for the Ancient Romans.

Discover some of Ostia Antica’s most impressive features, such as the Baths of Neptune, which house an impressively preserved mosaic of Neptune, the God of the sea. Next, make your way through the Forum of Corporations, which was the center of commerce and trade in Rome during the time of Emperor Augustus. Continue onto the impressive Ostia Antica Amphitheater, which once held up to 3,500 onlookers and hear about the events that used to be held here and the rich history of the site.

Retrace the steps of history and listen to your guide bring the past to life as you learn how advanced the Roman Empire was in both commerce and engineering, and how it helped shaped modern times. Peak into ancient storefronts, and witness how the Romans managed to have complex systems bringing both hot and cold water into their buildings.

This small group tour gives you a deeper understanding into the network that helped foster the success of the iconic Roman Empire, and how this major trade site allowed Rome to feed its ever-increasing population. Ostia Antica is an archaeological wonder that will leave you educated and impressed, it is surely not a sight to be missed.
Includes
  • Half day tour of Ostia Antica
  • Train Tickets to and from Ostia from Rome City Centre
  • Small group of only 6 people
  • Professional local expert guide.

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Train Station Roma Ostia Lido, directly across from the Pyramid in Piazzale Ostiense and directly beside the Piramide Metro stop. Your guide will be holding a LivItaly Tours sign.

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Important information
Know before you go
• When you book a Small Group Tour, you are guaranteed one tour guide per group of 6 people. Please bear in mind, however, that in order to accommodate families and friends traveling together, we do on rare occasion make the exception of adding an additional one to two guests in order to not split the groups of those that are together. On that same note, you may very well find yourself on tour with less than six people
• As we accept bookings in multiples of six, math doesn’t always work in our favor to help accommodate individual travellers and their families when on the same tour, so we hope you understand and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause
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