Ostia Antica

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  • Address: Viale dei Romagnoli 717, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy, Rome
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-656358099
  • Ticket Price: 10 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Architecture , Archaeological Site , Sculpture

This area is located at some distance from the main city of Rome and was once the port and harbour of Ancient Rome. Today, it has been converted into an archaeological site and is in close proximity to the Ostia suburb of Rome.

The main draws of this place are not restricted to the huge archaeological dig site, but mostly the large amounts of mosaic work, sculptures, frescoes and astonishingly well preserved buildings. Most of these buildings date back to ancient times, some going as far back as Early Rome. The military camp or Castrum and the temples dedicated to Minerva, Juno and Jupiter known as the Capitolium are the earliest buildings which are speculated to have been built in around the 3rd century, BC.

In all, scientists have assumed that they have only been able to unearth two thirds of the port city with a portion of it still awaiting discovery.   

Ostia Antica Travel Tips

  • Visa, Mastercard and Maestro credit cards are accepted for tickets
  • Roma Pass is valid for the entry 

Entrance Ticket Details For Ostia Antica

  • Full ticket: 8 Euros
  • Reduced: 4 Euros
  • Exhibitions: Additional 3 Euros
  • Under 18, students, disabled people, journalists, teachers: Free entry
  • Free Sunday of every month: Free entry 

Ostia Antica Hours

  • Last entry is one hour prior to closing time.
  • Museum opens at 09.30 am
  • Decorated houses open at 10.30 am
  • Castle is open on Thursdays and Sundays from 11.00 am 

How to Reach Ostia Antica

  • Subway to Porta San Paolo, Line B from Termini Station. Train Roma-Lido to Ostia Antica.
  • By Train: Take the Metro to Piramide station (line B). 

  • Caffetteria degli Scavi – Official cafeteria serving traditional Italian and local cuisine

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  • Ostia Antica Address: Viale dei Romagnoli 717, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy, Rome
  • Ostia Antica Contact Number: +39-656358099
  • Ostia Antica Timing: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Ostia Antica Price: 10 EUR
  • Time required to visit Ostia Antica: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 5.46% of people who visit Rome include Ostia Antica in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Ostia Antica visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ostia Antica

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ostia Antica

People normally club together Porta Portese Market and Piazza Del Popolo while planning their visit to Ostia Antica.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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