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Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini

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Address: via Foro Traiano 85 - 00186 Roma, 00187 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 32810
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We were pleasantly surprised how interesting this tour of an underground archeological site was. Combination of video, audio and light show did a good job of portraying 4th... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised how interesting this tour of an underground archeological site was. Combination of video, audio and light show did a good job of portraying 4th century Roman life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an interactive, attractive and really enjoyable tour in Rome, where we could see hear, and imagine lives of ancient Romans. Historic details were presented with great care and weren't boring at all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years ago, a hotel staff recommended this a a great place to see mosaics found underground Rome. We weren't able to go then, but on this return trip made it there. We tried to go on three separate occsissions before we were able to get in. I know you can make a reservation and pay in advance, but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you've seen all the ruins of the forum and colosseum, you must do this tour. It brings it all alive. An hour and a half of fascinating insight into Roman life with multimedia effects ending with a very special grand finale. So glad we fitted this into our itinerary. It is up there on our favourite bits of Rome... More 

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For me this was the second attraction in Rome I liked. Impressive. Me and my partner really enjoyed. But you should book in advance, we stayed one hour to get in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for ancient history this is the place for you! Instead of just yet another pile of rocks, this is a "multimedia museum". Prebook to a session in your language. You are led around the ruins of the house, pointing out important aspects and projections give an idea if what it was like in its splendor. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit takes you down through layers of Roman history to the remains of a large house from ancient Rome, parts of which are surprising well preserved. Where they are not, a light show using computer graphics is used to re-imagine them. This is all very well done and the visit is a good introduction to other Roman remains. One... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this not really knowing what to expect. Our guide was a little hard to understand, but this didn't matter as there was video & audio guide. The experience was amazing. You start by walking down underground, which is lovely on a hot day, and walking on a large glass floor. This is then lit to reveal excavated ruins of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked it. The group was small. Visionaries were wonderful and helped to imagine how Romans lived centuries ago. I would recommend this place. The only minus - when you see it, you understand that Rome has been built on ruins. It's really pity.I'd like to see everything what we have under Rome. However, it's nearly impossible due to new... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an indoor attraction, walking on clear/see through flooring over excavated ruins of an ancient Domus. Very interesting, but pales in comparison to the ruins of Pompeii. Great to see if you won't see any other large excavated sites.

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