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“Great site and very quiet and peaceful.”
Review of Villa dei Quintili

Villa dei Quintili
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

This site has the remains of an old villa on, and other buildings, and parts of it are in a great condition. I would say to spend at least an hour here, so as not to rush, as the site is so vast. There is a museum at the bottom of the site, and some toilets and drinking water, too.
We visited along the Appian Way, but the main entrance is on the other side, and the one we went to is usually closed, but there is a number to call and a man comes with a buggy and collects you. He was extremely helpful and nice.
This site was empty apart from 2 other people when we visited. I recommend visiting!

The ticket is a combined ticket for several other attractions.

3  Thank tashhh
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Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Villa de quintali it's an wonderful archeological site on via Appia antica and have a superb panorama and a Big park. It's Absolute Need see it of you visto rome

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Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

The villa Quintili is massive and was built by 2 brothers and appropriated by the emperor. It had a massive suite of baths as well as huge residential areas and a ludus (a gladiatorial training school) and a circular medium sized amphitheatre. It is set in beautiful green countryside as has ancillary ruins around including a nymphaeum and cisterns. There's a really good museum at the entrance showing many of the fantastic statues etc that were found on site - as well as some impressive elements of decoration that show how amazingly opulent the place was at its peak. Well worth a visit - but be prepared for the extra hike if you are walking the Via Appia Antica.

5  Thank Neil R
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Given this was our fourth trip to Rome, we opted to get outside the city and see a few sites off the beaten path. We headed out along with Appian Way and found this amazing ruin! While not far from the catacombs, this villa was the home of two former counsels who were murdered by Commodus - many say for this property! The villa is situated on a hillside and is a huge amazing complex, half of which was for entertainment/bath/stadium purposes. We explored it late in the day and had the place to ourselves - except for a sheep herder with his flock and dog who wandered by. Absolutely beautiful and interesting site!

3  Thank Janet R
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Are you staying in Rome more days than other tourists? Are you tired of the crowds in town? Do you want to go for a very short trip just outside Rome to enjoy a beautiful sunny day in a nice surrounding? This villa is the right place. It was the residence of two consuls of ancient Rome who were executed by the emperor who thought they had betrayed him. The imposing ruins of the complex are on a hill you can reach in a ten minute walk from the nearest bus stop. You walk along the former rooms of the villa, you see the ruins of the pool and of the dining room, you imagine all the other rooms of the villa. Everything really imposing in natural surroundings just outside the town. All around the ruins the green fields of the Roman countryside.
This visit is recommended for those who want to walk away from the crowded streets of Rome.
The ruins can be easily reached in less than one hour from the center of the town. From metro stop Colli Albani take bus 664 and you’ll be there in 15 minutes. The ticket is € 6 but with the same ticket you can visit also the beautiful Baths of Caracalla in Rome and the absolutely uninteresting Tomb of Cecilia Metella on the ancient road Appia Antica.

4  Thank ItalyMar
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