Ostia Tourism

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.


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.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Ostia that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

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

    • Air Pollution 69.42 (High)
    • Water Pollution 34.54 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.68 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 80.41 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.66 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 78.61 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.09 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.79 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Ostia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ostia.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50.79 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.79 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.26 (High)
    • Car Stealing 53.96 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 61.46 (High)
    • Attacks 42.34 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.68 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.07 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.39 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.16 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.1 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.97 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ostia is 110.84 (High)

    • Safety Index 47.26 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 66.41 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.87 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 60.1 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.5 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 64.04 (Low)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.23 USD

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

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