Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini

Top 1% of attractions in Rome
8 / 10

8 expert reviews

“If you find your imagination stretching to picture Rome as it was two millennia ago, make sure to check out this "new" ancient site just a stone's throw from Piazza Venezia.”

– Fodor's

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Visits take you on a virtual tour of the dwellings, complete with sound effects, vividly projected frescoes and glimpses of ancient life as it might have been lived in the area around the buildings." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Hidden at basement level below the Baroque Palazzo Valentini (17C-18C), the vestiges of several Roman domūs were discovered in 2008." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
"Beneath the offices of the Rome provincial council lies a treat for anyone frustrated by the uncommunicative nature of many of the city's ruins." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The site is definitely the best that central Rome offers for putting the ancient world in context – a veritable time machine." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"What’s the big picture here? The Domus Romane are ancient Roman villas and other structures that were abandoned in antiquity, filled in with debris, and inadvertently used as foundations..." Full review
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