Golden House

Local nameDomus Aurea
LocationRione I Monti, Rome, Italy

The Domus Aurea was a vast landscaped palace built by the Emperor Nero in the heart of ancient Rome after the great fire in 64 AD had destroyed a large part of the city and the aristocratic villas on the Palatine Hill.

It replaced and extended his Domus Transitoria that he had built as his first palace complex on the site.

Tags VillaHistoric BuildingRuinsArchaeological Site
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The site is accessible only by taking a didactic tour, reservation required: €14 + €2 reservation fee

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +39 6 480201

Address Via della Domus Aurea 1 00184 Roma, Italy

Coordinates 41°53'29.221" N 12°29'41.413" E

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