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Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini

#17 of 1,396 things to do in Rome
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As featured in Rome in Three Days
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Address: via Foro Traiano 85 - 00186 Roma, 00187 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 32810
09:30 - 18:30
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Wed - Mon 09:30 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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What a place

We will definitely visit again this wonderful place full of story and mystery. This place reminded me of old tale.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We will definitely visit again this wonderful place full of story and mystery. This place reminded me of old tale.

Thank ElinaGagikKyriakos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to take this tour was bit disappointed because walking in the dark and seeing here and there a piece of the "new Place" was not pleasant. I guess they wanted to do it unusual but what really happened is the opposite. You walk in the dark most of the time and hear and there you stop... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This attraction wasn't in my radar until I saw it in TA. If you are wandering on Rome's downtown, looking at the ruins near the north side of the Collosseum and wondering where you should go - assuming, of course, that you did or are going to do the Collosseum - I think this is where you should go. When... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The experience of the ruins beneath Palazzo Valentini was one of the most interesting and different experiences we had – glass floors create a slightly disorientating experience of walking in the air several metres above an incredible complex of ruins. The light show highlights key elements of the ruins that bring the site’s story to life. A nice extra was... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love roman art and history and was looking forward to PV based on the superlative reviews of the way the excavation is revealed and displayed. Perhaps it was because there were two feral children in our group whose poor behavior did not help the ambience, but I left a tad disappointed, many spaces are small and the number of... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many underground tours, Domus Romane does a wonderful job of recreating and putting you in the middle of everything. Without spoiling too much, there's a light show that recreates the building you stand in, as well as glass floors to let you immerse yourself in the former house. It's a little steep of price, but I'd say very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of best museums I have ever seen. You need to make the appointment, because there are tour guides in different languages, but I think, one day before is enough! Very interesting post with visualization of roman home and life! Must see!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So amazing, to see streets and rooms from the first century. They have done a fantastic job so we can see what it was like. All under a glass floor truly fascinating. Must put this on you to do list. Small groups, worth booking on line. Lots to see around the out side as well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really cool and different type of museum. You walk through ancient ruins that are brought to life by virtual reality and projectors. You walk on glass floors and look down at the ancient building below. It can be a little disorienting but it was definitely worth the visit. You can also use your Roma Pass for this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This show was simply stunning. The show takes place in the ruins underneath a renaissance palace, which was built on top of an ancient roman villa. Using light and video, the villa comes alive, returning the broken columns and ruined walls back to their original splendor. The villa literally comes back to life around you and it feels as if... More 

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