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Ancient harbour city Ostia, Ostia Antica, Italy

 
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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

 
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