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The tomb of Cecilia Metella is an impressive building on the Appian way to see from the road. We paid to visit the interior but found it had nothing worth the price of admission. There were some statues and temporary exhibits to see but nothing...More
Cecilia's tomb is interesting, if you have a guidebook with you to explain everything, otherwise it's just another site with ruins. There's not much in the way of exclamations, but if you're on the Appian Way definitely stop by.
The mausoleum of cecilia Metella is on the Appian Way, the "regina viarum" the "queen of long roads" running from Rome to the Southern tip of Italy, built few years BC and still visible there!
Side thought: how come that modern roads in particular in...More
you can buy a ticket which lets you get into a handful of museums for free but to buy a ticket on its own is quite expense for what there is to see. from the outside it looks really impressive but once you get inside...More
The Mausoleom of Cecilia Metella is from the 1st century BC. This was a monumental round tomb on the Appian Way for a Roman noblewoman who was related to Crassus. The structure on the outside is interesting - there is not much inside but it...More
If you have a Caracalla Ticket then it's worth it to take the 10 minutes to walk around the interior. The oldest part, the tomb is really just a big tower with a hole in the middle. The other parts were added later and they...More
When walking along the Appian Way, the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella is easily admired from the outside. I only recommend stopping in if its free on your Roma pass or with your admission from another attraction, otherwise it's not worth the 6 euros per person....More
This is easily the most underwhelming place on my Rome Archeology card list but it was free with my card and a good place to start a walk on the Appia Antica. Assuming you can figure out how to get there on the bus!