travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Ancient harbour city Ostia, Ostia Antica, Italy

 
00
    
Legend
  • General travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 0.2mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling General travel tip
added on the 22nd of January, 2010
Ostia was originally a military camp, from which Rome could be both protected and controlled and defended as well as the maritime trade. With the latter the the military camp developed soon into the port city and a strong base for the fleet of Rome. Already in the 3rd Century BC it was one of the main ports of Rome and is mentioned in this capacity several times in the historical record. 217 BC to supply the army against Hannibal in Spain. Today many parts of the ancient Ostia can be seen in the archaeological area, it´s really worth a visit.

Address:
Via dei Romagnoli, 717 - Ostia Antica
phone/ Fax: +39 (06) 56352830
E-mail: info@ostiantica.info


Price:
Normal fee: 4 €, reduced: 2 €
The entry is free for EU citizens under 18 and people over 65. Further reductions and exemptions available in ticket offices.

Opening Hours:
Opening of the excavations of Ostia Antica: Closed on Mondays and January 1 and December 25.
January and February, November and December: 08.30 - 16.00
March: 08.30 - 17.00
The entry into force of summer to October: 08.30 - 18.00
Last Sunday of October to 1 November:
08.30 - 17.00

How to get there:
Take the Metro line B to Piramide and then the train Roma-Lido to the stop Ostia Antica

 
The beautiful beach of Ostia
 
 
 
General
tips

Recent travel tips for Ostia Antica

  • Besuchen Sie die antike Stadt am Morgen
    Wenn man in der Gegend ist, sollte man auf jedenfall die antike Stadt Ostia besuchen. Am besten morgens, da es mittags ziemlich heiß werden kann, wenn man im Sommer kommt! [...]
    D: 0.1mi00
  • Baden gehen
    Wenn man in der Nähe von Rom Baden gehen will, dann einfach an einen Strand ein paar Kilometer ausserhalb fahren. [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • The beautiful beach of Ostia
    In Ostia, there is a beautiful beach. You can swim there very good. [...]
    D: n/a00

More travel tips about Ostia AnticaWe only have a few travel tips for Ostia Antica so take some time and feel free to share your own travel tips with the Travelgrove community. Write about your favorite restaurant, the best museum in town or the park you like most. Tell others what to do and what not to do in the city and help them benefit from your experience. Let’s explore together!

 

Things about Ostia Antica you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
 
 
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Bielefeld, Germany
Do you want to eat cheap in Bielefeld? Then visit the university's restaurant. A menu costs from 3-4,50 Euro. You should use the student's mansa,...
Food: Eating Cheap in Bielefeld

Aix-en-provence, France
If you are at Avignon, take a look at the medieval pope's palace. It's huge and directly in the center of the city. You can get guided tours for a...
Sightseeing: The medieval pope's palace

 

Kanyakumari, India
Kanyakumari is the south most tip of india- Tour around Kanyakumari is a unique and wonderfull experince to the tourist. Most tourist attractive...
Sightseeing: Triveni Sungam

Vilnius, Lithuania
This church has become a sort of visiting card for Vilnius. It is considered to be the masterpiece of late Lithuanian Gothic. It's a must to see...
Sightseeing: St. Ann's Church

 

Mandalay, Myanmar
The best time to of the year for booking a Myanmar tours specially for an Irrawaddy cruise holiday would be during the cool and dry season when the...
Outdoors Activities: Best Time for Irrawaddy Cruise experience

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
This Museum is a great place to know more about the Chinese origin in Johor Bahru. This would be the ideal place if you would like to know more...
History & Culture: Chinese Heritage Muesum

 

Mogadishu, Somalia
Somalia is full of poverty and dangerous i recommend to choose another destination
General: Dont go

El Djem, Tunisia
You should really take a look at the ancient roman amphitheater in the town center. Prices are moderate.
General: Ancient roman amphiteater

 

Istanbul, Turkey
Located on the rooftop of the Orient Express hotel, this Imbat Restaurant is delight. Not just because of its view of the city and the Bosporus,...
Food: Imbat Restaurant

Natick, Massachusetts
Go place, see and absorb the culture as if it was your own
Sightseeing: Traveler

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*