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House of Augustus

Via di S. Gregorio, 30 | Palentine Hill, Rome, Italy
+39 06 3362 6826
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Small Group: Special Access Ancient Roman Palaces & Colosseum Tour
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Private Tour: Palatine Hill in Rome Including Domus Augustana
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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour
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“palatine hill” (26 reviews)
“roman wall” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via di S. Gregorio, 30 | Palentine Hill, Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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+39 06 3362 6826
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"frescoes"
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The house of Augustus is part of the Palatine Hill complex and you will see it when you are on top of the hill. The remains, mainly walls, are impressive but require explanation. Therefore it is best to have a guide. There is a good...More

1  Thank Karsten K
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

In several places the benefits of being here in Winter were apparent. For instance a very long covered queuing area to see the frescoes at Casa Augustus. We were able to breeze right through this empty area and go straight in. Beautiful frescoes. Definitely a...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

High on Palantine Hill, the house of Augustus is set aside from the main area, but the view to it will draw you in. Make the time to explore

1  Thank CodyMav
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I were allowed access to the House of Augustus as part of a tour given by Walks of Italy. The guide did an exceptional job of describing the residences of Augustus and his wife. The apparent simplicity of the dwelling from the...More

1  Thank LightFighter
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely site. Makes you wonder at the marvel of the engineers and builders from years ago and the power of the elite. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Cricketdad
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our guide said thatthese tours might be being phased out! If so, hopefully only for a short time while greater access is prepared for the site. In the meanwhile, seek this tour -- House of Livian and Augustus -- on line through various tour agencies....More

4  Thank SyrinxSounds
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

As others have said, you can only do this as, and the House of Livia, part of a pre-planned visit. We did our visit as part of a Walks of Italy tour. Our guide, David, was an instructor in archaeology at one of the universities...More

2  Thank Jeff F
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The House of Augustus and the House of Livia are only open to organised tours, but are well worth seeing. You can pay for a commercial guided tour which usually means quite a large group, or you can book a visit where you are accompanied...More

3  Thank peterandanna
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

At the last moment, having been discouraged by rubbishy outdated websites claiming this was not open still, we got tickets on the actual forum, near the Arch of Titus, and went round with a charming young lady archeologist and a young lad from America on...More

5  Thank Kingsley F
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We loved the Roman Forums and see the house of Augustus. One issue is the fishers who the people who fish for buyers of tours. We made the mistake to not check Tripadvisor reviews and we joined a tour group. Needless to say, we had...More

Thank MexVacationing
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tuxedocat907
14 November 2016|
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Response from Karl P | Reviewed this property |
1.I dont know about this,I was there in May 2016 and it was opne then. 2.The house is insde the forum so naturally,you have to buy a ticket for the forum.As for the colloseum,this is a "Must See" property.I dont understand... More
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BethFinRey
22 August 2016|
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Response from Emil_J_Padar | Reviewed this property |
From what I understand, you can get a very low-cost ticket somewhere nearby, but considering your time constraint and interests... I've read that Rome is also very crowded in September. So if you want to visit the "houses... More
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Em D
29 July 2016|
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Response from Anselm1956 | Reviewed this property |
No, these are separate and the houses can only be visited by an accompanied tour. Most guide books give a telephone number to ring but when you call you are advised to buy the tickets at the ticket office opposite the... More
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