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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! one of the most amazing places I've been

This is one of the most amazing archeological sites I've even been. I can compare it to other Rome \ Greece ones and it is still - fantastic. It has the most amazing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

You walk around and view the mosaics yourself. No map or audio tour. The mosaics were many and interesting. However, there are other sites on the island with better mosaics. May be a better attraction when the reconstruction is finished.

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most amazing archeological sites I've even been. I can compare it to other Rome \ Greece ones and it is still - fantastic. It has the most amazing and original mosaics. The themes are surprising , unlike any other place. Take for example the circus, the hunt of wild animals, the yound women and bikini....etc.... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Villa Romana del Casale simply has the best ancient mosaics. Primarily due to the fact they were buried in mud for over 800 years hence not destroyed by idiotic empires that wished to rid their lands of any sign of their predecessors. Thanks to the 80 million euros donated and raised , in 2008 the area was properly roofed so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area you must visit this Villa, primarly because the mosacis are amazing. The detail in these mosaics is incredible. They depict life in their time and most are in excellent condition. We were lucky to be there at the end of day when we were about the only ones there.The mosaics are viewed from above... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well we had read about this beforehand and I have seen a few Roman remains and mosaics but this just beats them all hands down. GO early or late to avoid the crowding around the notice boards. These are very good so you don't need to hire the headphones outside - and they didn't always match up with the rooms.... More 

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Tetouan, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The mosaic floors and the helpful guide to their meaning and significance. We went in the last hour or two before closing to avoid the heat, crowds, coaches etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are visitng Agrigent or the inner part of Sicily island - I strongly recommend you visit that Villa. Very well preserved and containing a lot of mozaics - as they claim "the largest in the world". I can add that they are not the best ones in terms of art quality (for example the Pompeii ones situated in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Villa Romana del Casale is definitely worth a visit. The mosaics are exceptional and the whole area is well signed and presented. A true glimpse into such a rich history.

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Westport, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I don't generally have a lot of interest or patience with museums etc but this is amazing! Well worth the effort and all or most information on site is also in English and quite comprehensive. Takes a further 30-40 minutes to reach, via a variety of types of roads, through spectacular countryside, from AFTER you leave the Catania-Palermo motorway..... and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were really impressed not only by the amount and size of the mosaics but also the chance to walk round the villa and watch the exhibition of Roman life. Everything is described in detail and there is time to stand and watch closely.

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Additional Information about Villa Romana del Casale

Address: Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +390935684148
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Enna  >  Piazza Armerina
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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