ANCIENT OSTIA TOUR
|Every day (about 4 hours)
with PRIVATE GUIDE
ANCIENT OSTIA - CASTLE OF JULIUS II
Near the entrance
of the archaeological area there is the Castle built by Pope
Julius II in the year 1483, one of the first examples of military
We enter from the
Via Ostiense and going through the Roman Gate, we will find
the great Square of the Victory, the beginning of the Decumanus
Maximus, the main street, which is longer than a kilometre,
that drove to the sea.
Immediately to the right there are the Republican Stores,
the Thermal baths of Neptune with the vast gym and mosaics.representing
the sea. Passing through the Piazzale delle Corporazioni we
reach the Theatre, quite well preserved, erected during the
reign of Augustus having a capacity of 3000 spectators.
We take the Street of Diana
with its balconies, and its Thermopolium, old restaurant of
the roman period. Not very far from there is the Capitolium,
the centre of the city.
The tour can be modified and adapted to every demand