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Villa Adriana

Open today: 09:30 - 19:00
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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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
+39 0774 530203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are strongly interested in archeological sites and history, this place will be amazing. After visiting Roman forum and quite a lot of ancient streets and buildings, I was quite fed up with the ancient architecture, that’s why my experience to Villa Adriana is...More

Thank Nguyen N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most travellers will go to Hadrian's Villa as part of a tour group but it is possible to get here by public transport very cheaply by catching the train to Tivoli and then getting the Cat 4 bus to the site. Or if you are...More

Thank LesleyO92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's more than a villa, it's an entire city larger twice as much as Pompey. Powerful, opulent, full of marbles and water features now lost, it's a unique piece of art and architecture.

Thank Silvano S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need a guide to fully appreciate this site with narrative and imagination to support the mainly ruins of this phenomenon piece of Romanic history. I particularly loved the peaceful and serene area that Adriana or Hadrian escaped to.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit was included on our bus tour, right after Villa d’Este. It must have been an incredibly amazing place during the rein of the emperor Hadrian. Only 1/5 of the complex is visible, no one was there except our bus. I recommend buying the...More

Thank FLnurseER
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much history here and was well worth a visit from the Tivoli City Centre. There is a bus from Tivoli just make sure you buy a bus ticket prior to hoping on the bus as you cant buy a ticket on the bus. there...More

Thank scotty82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from the place being very impressive and giving you a glimpse of how the roman emperors lived, there are also very low crowds, which makes it a perfect escape from Rome.

Thank Ioannis K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you absolute enthusiast, then yes certainly. Others may feel like, "me too", after Rome. I always wanted to visit Tivoli. If you are travelling to Vieste and surrounds, then Tivoli is a great stop.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend a visit to Hadrian’s Villa or Villa Adriana if you are interested to see how the Roman Emperors lived.

Thank erein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

10Euro's a person to enter the park. It was nice to walk the grounds freely and enjoy history. Many of our photos, did not have others in them

Thank Galaxy T
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9 May 2018|
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Response from MoniUsa | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Hadrian Villa is 30 km from Rome. I am a tour guide and I usually take my clients there by car. If you want to get there with a bus, you must go to the Information Desk at Termini Station and they will tell you where... More
Nikolay N
30 April 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
Danielle W
7 February 2018|
Response from yaman1971 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Danielle, On their website it says they are open every day all year round. I searched for the English version but there doesn't seem to be one... If you need translation don't hesitate to ask! L’Area Archeologica di... More
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