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Ostia (/ˈɒstɪə/) is a large neighbourhood in the X Municipio of the commune of Rome, Italy, near the ancient port of Rome, named Ostia, which is now a major archaeological site known as Ostia Antica. Ostia (also called Ostia Lido or Lido di Roma or Lido di Ostia) is also the only municipio or district of Rome on the Tyrrhenian Sea and many Romans spend the summer holidays there. With about 85,000 inhabitants, Ostia is the first or second-most populated frazione of Italy, depending on whether Mestre is counted.

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Home to pretty treasures, Ostia is Italy's best kept secret. The nearest major city to Ostia is Rome. Take a short trip from Ostia and set some time aside to explore the Rome. Dotted with places like Colosseum, St Peters Basilica, Pantheon; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Ostia, you'll have to take a flight to Rome; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ostia.

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Facts and Stats for Ostia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ostia

    Know the pollution level of Ostia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 70.17 (High)
    • Water Pollution 36.28 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.63 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 79.27 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 22.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 76.52 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.78 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 39.69 (Low)
  • Ostia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ostia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ostia.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.77 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 53.65 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.45 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.21 (High)
    • Car Stealing 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.91 (High)
    • Attacks 45.34 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.22 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.64 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.24 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.48 (High)
  • Living in Ostia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ostia is 109.91 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 45.49 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 92.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 67.17 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.14 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.4 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 58.36 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.7 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ostia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ostia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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