- Meeting time: 8:30AM
- Piramide metro Station , Metro B
- Board the train at 9:00AM
- Arrival to the archaeological site at 9:30AM
- Beginning of the tour at 9:45AM
- Restroom break at 11:15AM
- Second Half of the tour 11:30AM
- End of the tour 1:00PM
- English-speaking, expert guide
- Skip the line access
Join More of Rome on this half - day tour of Ostia Antica.
Only 20 minutes from the center of Rome by train, there is an archaeological site that can rival the excavations of Pompeii and yet it remains unknown to most of the people, the archaeological site that paints a perfect picture of how the life was two millenia ago. Join our expert guide on a tour to one of the most important archaeological sites in the world- Ostia Antica.
Ostia Antica was the first port of ancient Rome, founded in the 4th century BC, Ostia quickly became a flourishing city with a population of about 50,000 inhabitants, rich and poor, locals and foreigners, all layers of the ancient society. With More of Rome's guide you will walk the streets of this once thriving city, rich in history and myth, the busy streets where you can still hear the echoes of the past. Ostia Antica was the very first Roman colony and its first port supplying the Caput Mundi or the Center of the World with food, oil and wine, people and goods came here from all around the world and, of course, every corner of mighty, Roman Empire.
On this tour, time seems to fly as our guide takes you from one highlight of the city to the next while giving you the facts, telling you stories and anecdotes, and revealing few secrets of Rome's past. In Ostia Antica you can admire ancient mosaics, see how people lived their daily lives, visit shops, bars, fast food joints a bath-house, and latrines, or pop in the theatre towering above the town's market place.
Your ticket is valide for the whole day, so after the tour you can continue the exploration on your own, at your own pace, and, of course, our guide will provide you with the rournd trip, train tickets, so you can leave at the time of your choosing.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit this "Little Pompeii" only 20 minutes away by train.