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Villa dei Quintili

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Via Appia Nuova, 00178 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

With bus 118 you stop right in front of it. Usually entrance is 5 euros, today it was free! What an enormous sight, with well preserved floors and decorated walls. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Telenn
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Villa dei Quintili, Ninfeo and Santa Maria Nova complex is one of the largest along the Appian Way. For only 5EUR (FREE on the 1st Sunday of each month) one can enjoy three sites. The tour should ideally start from the Ninfeo, which was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank romeboy
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Driving along the Via Appia Nuova and reaching n. 1092, you can visit Via Appia Antica and its Archeological area from a different perspective. You enter the villa dei Quintili from a detached country house you can easily recognize because it has flags above the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank yrna03
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We took bus 660 to the opposite end of the Appian Way from the Ville and walked the 3.2 km to the villa. On the way, we pasted a number of interesting ruins coming to the welcome center on the Appian Way side. The Villa...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank johnllee
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We got the bus 118 from Circo massimo and got off few metres away from the villa. We were pleasantly surprised by the tranquility of this place: 28 hectares of roman history. The place is not crowded at all, and we had the villa almost...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

These are amongst the best and most evocative ruins in Rome - certainly the mosaics are fantastic. The Villa of the Quintilli is a massive site that had fantastic mosaics and remains of buildings. It was built by brothers Sextus Quintilius Maximus and Sextus Quintilius...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A beautiful tranquil site away from the hustle and bustle of central Rome. Easy to access by bus 118 which takes you from Piazza Venezia or the Colosseum right to the door - on Sundays the bus takes a slightly different route through central Rome,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank peterandanna
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I ended up visiting this very large archaeological site almost by chance. I thought would have been a quick visit of some undistinguished piles of rocks but it turned out to be a fantastic experience. The site is very well preserved: the architecture of the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

A great place to visit some Roman ruins away from the crowds. Me and my wife were just about the only tourists there when we visited. Still a lot of work being done on site however!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank scrizzle
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were driving along the Via Appia Antica when we stumbled across this site. It was on privately-held land and was only recently acquired by the state and opened as an attraction. It's a villa owned by some brothers who fell out of favour with...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank YVRcockroach
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Response from romeboy | Reviewed this property |
Enter from Via Appia Nuova 1092. Budget at least 1.5 hours or 2 if you would like to include Santa Maria Nova and a quick glimpse of Via Appia Antica (which I recommend since you will likely not go back there during your... More