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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome

Rome: Explore the Secret Ruins of Ostia Antica

Product ID: 120094
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Join this tour for an amazing journey to the 7th century B.C.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Italian

Pickup included

Your accommodation (inside the aurelian walls).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover an unbelievable ancient village
  • Visit the tabernae and the thermal baths
  • Enjoy a walk on an ancient commercial street
Full description
Discover the secret ruins of Rome. According to legend, Ostia was founded by Ancus Marcius, the 4th King of Rome. In any case, the first settlement can be traced back to the beginning of the 4th century B.C.

The area became almost immediately a river port acquiring a commercial function to supply Rome with food stuff, even if its strategic military function as a naval base certainly prevailed.

During the centuries, the little town changed a lot and walking with your guide, you will have the unbelievable experience of walking through the centuries and visit the following sites: Porta Marina, the Commercial Street, the Forum, the Cardum Maximum, the bath and the tabernae.
  • Entrance fee
  • Transfer

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
• This tour is not available on Mondays