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Villa Romana del Casale

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Address: Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +390935684148
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Description: This 3rd-century Roman villa features more than 40 beautiful mosaic...
This 3rd-century Roman villa features more than 40 beautiful mosaic floors, making it one of the most cherished open-air museums in the region.
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amazing & breathtaking

This complex was incoverd under mud. You wil lexperience amazing mosaics, bringing history alive. Take you time, it will be the best site of its kind you will ever see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This complex was incoverd under mud. You wil lexperience amazing mosaics, bringing history alive. Take you time, it will be the best site of its kind you will ever see!

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Malle, belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Unseen collection of mosaic in excellent state. Large car parking outside. Some tourist offerings next to the parking, then you are to walk a bit upwards to the Villa. It can be crowdy with large groups so check opening times. We went from Agrigento to Syracuse by car and were pleased with made this side tour. Not to miss &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I made a detour via Villa Romana del Casale on a longer journey... and it turned out to be one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in my life. Endless rooms full of impressive mosaics as you won't see them anywhere else. Nearly all of them are in an amazing, often even almost perfect state, which is very... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

It does not matter at all if you are into archeology or not, this place worth a visit. Sure enough one have seen mosaics in other places however having so many of them in one rather small place is different. Variety is yet another aspect with many themes being presented. Most of them are in a very good shape to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Well signed and with most information boards in English as well as Italian, this is an unmissable site if in Sicily. The original villa was huge and obviously the owner was aman of substance and culture. The mosica which cover much of the floors have been amazingly well preserved and , where necessary, restored. The colours, subjects and artistic skills... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The most beautiful mosaics we have ever seen and a great impression of a Roman Villa built around 300 AD. We were there in the morning, last week of May, but it was not busy at all. Not the crazy crowds like in the Teatro Greco in Syracuse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

What can I say that hasn't been said already? This is one of the highest ranking attractions on any trip to Sicily! Our tour was particularly fortunate to have an official guide, clearly expert in the history and partial renovation of this expansive villa and elite living area. Also, he was able to provide significant details, room by room and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Parked in car park, walked up path, visited fairly grotty restaurant for coffee and fairly grotty loos afterwards - am suprised, given the quality of what was to come, these are not spruced up a bit. Ticket office - 10euro each no discount for over 65- man in ticket office definitely in wrong job should not be dealing with members... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Like Pompeii, this huge sprawling villa complex buried by a natural disaster (floods) was preserved from the ravages of marauding scavengers over the centuries. It is the best quality and quantity of Roman era mosaics I have ever seen. Excellent documentation in English and Italian are presented along the elevated walkways provide goods views of each section. This is well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The title pretty much says it, but our tour was certainly improved by having a personal (licensed) guide for the two of us; you will spend 1.5 to 2 hours here marvelling at the quality and quantity of the mosaics preserved by unique destructive events. This is an unmissable wonder of the world.

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