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Villa Adriana

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This is an exceptional complex of classical buildings built in the 2nd century AD by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, which reproduces the best elements of the cultures of Egypt, Greece and Rome in the form of an "ideal city."
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
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All reviews audio guide the bus emperor hadrian the main road information boards ancient rome small museum olive groves amazing ruins archaeological site roman empire mosaic floors century ad large site ticket office ancient times scale model
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost two thousands years back Rome had been already a busy city and if you wanted to have a rest you went to Tivoli. Emperor Adrian’s villa is a large site with ruins of spa, ponds, temples, orchards and the biggest surprise to us was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank OM77
Reviewed 1 week ago

the vastness of the complex is hard to get your mind around. lovely setting. A good number of ruins left. Best with a guide

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AthensFrancophile
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could never have imagined that Roman ruins existed that were this vast and well-preserved. No amount of pictures can contain the scale of this sight.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Max W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good path along the Ancient Roman ruins. This place of Hadrian's Villa served as a retreat from Rome for Roman Emperor Hadrian during the second and third decades of the 2nd century AD. It was like a small town with thermae where Emperor could rest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
42  Thank KemikOjstra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the extensive ruins of Villa Adriana. My favorite part was the canopus. Very reasonably priced (at the time of our visit, our young kids were free, adults were EU 10 and parking was EU 3). Our kids liked having places to roam and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Laura915
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really a must-see. Interesting atmospherics on a large site, fascinating to realise this was yet another "pleasure palace" given the scale.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 566marcyc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The UNESCO brand attracts thousands of tourists to Tivoli to see Villa D'Este and Hadrian's Villa. Getting to Tivoli is easy by train from Tiburtina or Termini station. But Hadrian's Villa is a little bit far from the station. About 5 kilometers. It is necessary...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank VadimM67
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

We went midweeknin February and for most of the time felt we had the place to ourselves. The scale is truly amazing. Every time you think you’re nearly finished there are yet more amazing buildings. Don’t miss the guest rooms in the Hospitalia, each of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank iainm639
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Get the local bus from Tivoli, number 4 and it will drop you off right by the entrance. What a huge site, hadn't realized just how big it was. Go check out the plastic model first that will give you some idea of the layout....More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank KarenJanehoggan
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Easy bus ride from Tivoli, this special place was extremely worthwhile to visit! By visiting early and in January, I had the place to myself!

Date of experience: January 2019
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sarahhE1582WY
February 10, 2019|
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Response from bidown | Reviewed this property |
You can buy bus ticket right in front of the entrance. So don’t worry.
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May 8, 2018|
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Response from PhilFGuildford | Reviewed this property |
I visited by public transport in November 2017. I took the subway to Ponte Mammolo and from there I bought a Cotral bus ticket from a tabac. The bus departed outside the station and other passengers told me when to get off... More
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Nikolay N
April 30, 2018|
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Response from CzarEmmanuel | Reviewed this property |
From Tivoli station, you can take CAT bus line or no. 4, which will take you to about 300 meters from the villa. There is one that comes every 20-40 mins or so. You may check the webiste of catbustivoli or call 0774-334229... More
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