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Diocletian Bath and the Octagonal Hall

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Address: Viale Enrico de Nicola, 79, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 06 489 035 00
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Baths of Diocletian - Surprisingly nice place to visit in the Termini area

The Baths of Diocletian is a surprisingly good attraction found in the Termini area, sharing space with the Basilica S.Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri at Piazza Repubblica. It is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

In any other city, the biggest baths in the Roman world (built on a jaw-dropping scale) , then converted into a cluster by Michelangelo, situated directly opposite the main train station would be a top "must see". But in fact it is an oasis of calm, with beautiful gardens to admire the sculptures, 2 cool museums, all within the overarching... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Baths of Diocletian is a surprisingly good attraction found in the Termini area, sharing space with the Basilica S.Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri at Piazza Repubblica. It is member of the Museum National Romano collection which can be visited as part of a combined ticket (€7 - valid for 3 days). Opening Hours are 9-7.45pm daily (as of... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We spent some time wandering through the Diocletian Gardens. There are some unique artifacts including funerary altars. If going to the Diocletian Baths, take a few minutes to visit this garden.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

the combo ticket gets you into several top tier Roman museums (Baths of Docletian, Altemps, Massimo) over the course of 3 days. they are chocked full of really amazing sculpture, frescoes, mosaics... and housed in beautiful buildings. quite a bit of the things here will rival what you find in the Capitoline Museums or the Vatican. Overall, really great value... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Don't miss this stop, the church is amazing and the museum on the right side had a few very interesting things to see and price included as well the museum across the plaza with relocated rooms of Roman Villas, which was a great stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We only expected to stay for an hour. 5 hours later. Such amazing artefacts. So calm and tranquil in the gardens. Sadly no cafe. But square toilets that I found hysterical. Could not figure out how to sit without falling. This aside the history and exhibits were outstanding. €10 per person at time of visit.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice to see. Lots of great artifacts and history. Part of the combo ticket with the National Museum. Located in the same vicinity within walking distance of the Termini.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Visited this on our last day, last afternoon in Rome but wished we had found it earlier. A couple of hours flew by and we rushed most of it. Visited on a hot Tuesday afternoon and there were probably no more than 20 tourists in the whole place and its quite a big place, indoors and out. The portico'ed Michelangelo... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to this really nice place almost by accident. Our hotel was about two blocks away and we wanted to do something short. It was free because it was Sunday! If you could only imagine this place thousand of years ago...it was monumental! Beautiful gardens, very peaceful. Glad we went!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I visited this museum whilst walking through the city to escape the heat. For a 10 Euro entrance fee, you can visit here plus three other museums in a three day period, which represents excellent value for money. As it was my penultimate day in Rome, I only visited two of the four museums, the other being the Palazzo Massimo... More 

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