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(Città Metropolitana di Roma, Lazio)
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Magnificent archeological park. 25 minutes from Rome by train. Price 8-12€ depending on the season. Open all year long. Highlights include an ancient theater, bathhouses, villas, marketplace, temples. Wheelchair accessible. Great for kids. Restaurant and restrooms available on site. Parking is available.

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Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site, close to the modern suburb of Ostia, that was the location of the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approximately 30 kilometres to the northeast. "Ostia" is a derivation of "os", the Latin word for "mouth". At the mouth of the River Tiber, Ostia was Rome's seaport, but due to silting the site now lies 3 kilometres from the sea. The site is noted for the excellent preservation of its ancient buildings, magnificent frescoes and impressive mosaics.


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