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Via Portico d'Ottavia

Via del Portico d'Ottavia 29 | Sant'Angelo (Ghetto), 00186 Rome, Italy
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Via del Portico d'Ottavia 29 | Sant'Angelo (Ghetto), 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

all Roma is nice to discover, but this one just by looking for a restaurant you walk along and discover the story of this ancient quarter

Thank robertritchie2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we only passed it as we were walking somewhere else. it was free, and there were signs which explained what we were looking at but not very detailed

Thank Anuphi
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Portico d'Ottavia has had scaffolding somewhere for years and years now .... In October 2017, it's still there! I really wish whatever stabilization/conservation work is being done will finally get wrapped up. Nonetheless, this is a lovely section of Rome for strolling and enjoying...More

Thank SpanishStepsApt
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The portico is the entrance of sorts to the Jewish Ghetto of Rome. There is a church inside the Portico and a path (open until 7 p.m.) leading out of it to the Teatro Marcello.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Via Portico d'Ottavia is a historic area. It's in the middle of the Jewish Quarter. The area was, fortunately not full of tourists, when we visited, which made it easier to navigate and enjoy the site in a more leisurely manner without having to push...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The portico d'Ottavia was built in 146 BC; Augustus rebuilt the porticus in 33-23 BC and dedicated it to his sister. An entrance gate and 5 columns are all that remain of the 300 columns that once stood here. Not overrun with tourists, and definitely...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Simple yet interesting ruins. Very few people around. The Theater of Marcellus s is also here. Originally built by Augustus and dedicated to his sister Octavia

Thank AFoolForTravel
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This road leads directly to the old Jewish ghetto, where you can find some Kosher restaurants, the Jewish museum and the big synagogue of Rome.

2  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 12 November 2016

At the edge of the Jewish ghetto is this easily-overlooked site that is very cool! The excavation is in progress and there is good signage explaining what you are seeing. Takes only a few minutes to walk through but worthwhile. Convenient to restaurants and shops,...More

2  Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Not to many crowds here, but good example of ancient ruins still intact. easy walk around and good moments to reflect on history.

Thank srimanone
The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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