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Dating from the 1st century BC, this well-preserved ruin on Rome's Palatine is one of the houses where Augustus and his wife, Livia, lived.
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V. Della Villa Di Livia | Colle Palatino, 00188 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Livia Drusilla is undoubtedly best known as having been the wife of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus, throughout his reign from 27 B.C. until 14 A.D. She had been married previously, to a cousin (Tiberius Claudius Nero), by whom she produced a child, who was,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

The tours of these sights are pre-recorded with lights and narrations to highlight features. As such you do not need an actual guide. Super tickets 6€ per person in addition to the standard 12€ palatine hill + forum price and are available from the gates...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Amazing, definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Rome. It's part of the SUPER ticket that you can buy from the Coop culture website, the ticket gives you two days of visits, as well the Coliseum, and two days to the Forum....yes, it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Temper43
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The practicalities of visiting the villa have changed since I reviewed it 3 years ago. As far as I could tell, they no longer have proper guided tours, which had to be bought separately. The villa is now included in the general admission price for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank malvern09
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Total highlight of our visit to the Forum and Palatine. This comes as part of the PLUS Pass, which is an extra 5 Euros on your Forum-Palatine-Colosseum entry fee. It's totally worth it. With PLUS, you can see Villa di Livia, which was a house...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Via the super ticket we booked the English tour. It’s a very clever interactive state of the art tour that guides you around the rooms recreating images before your eyes where the originals had decayed. You get a real feel for what it must have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Seeing the Villa di Livia is absolutely worthwhile. It is quite humbling to get to be amongst the small groups allowed into such ancient walls. That said, be aware this isn't a true guided tour and the "meeting point" listed on the ticket is not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank passmorecupcakes
Reviewed May 30, 2018

We have tried to visit the interior of the House of Livia on the Palatine Hill for many years and were finally successful because it is now part of the seven site Biglietto S.U.P.E.R. (see review for House of Augustus). Like the House of Augustus,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SelbyDale
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We were at meeting point at the correct time guide was late and moved already with his bigger tour group in the villa forgot te rest. We could not go with a group behind us because he had our tickets.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

We saw the Casa di Livia and Casa di Agusto as part of a larger guided tour. Visiting the Roman Forum without seeing these two amazing sites would be a mistake. Its not accessible to the public and only guided tours are allowed in. The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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The tour of these sights are pre-recorded with lights and narrations to highlight features. As such you do not need an actual guide. Super tickets 6€ per person in addition to the standard 12€ palatine hill + forum price and... More