Today, Ostia Antica is an archaeological site but in times of Ancient Rome it was a prospering harbour. According to the legends, it was established by the fourth king of Ancient Rome – Ancus Marcius.
It is exceptionally well preserved so you can truly enjoy the atmosphere of Ancient Rome. The buildings, the statues, the mosaics – there are countless things worth seeing. Among the highlights of the place are the Amphitheatre and the Forum.
You can buy your tickets on the spot or you can get them in advance through the official website. You can also book a guided tour through the official site. Should you need internet access, the cafeteria provides free WiFi for its customers.
You can get to Ostia Antica from Rome easily by public transport. The journey takes half an hour and the detailed description of how to get there can be found on the official website.
Full ticket: €8
Reduced ticket: €4
People <18: Free
(Presale fee: €1)
Every first Sunday of the month free of charge
Official Website http://www.ostiaantica.beniculturali.it/
Phone +39 0656 350 215
Address Viale dei Romagnoli 717 00119 Ostia Antica, Rome, Italy
Coordinates 41°45'13.869" N 12°17'16.985" E