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Villa Adriana

Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
+39 0774 530203
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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."
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the bus” (66 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
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+39 0774 530203
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"audio guide"
in 63 reviews
"the bus"
in 66 reviews
"emperor hadrian"
in 34 reviews
"the main road"
in 16 reviews
"large area"
in 10 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"information boards"
in 9 reviews
"olive groves"
in 9 reviews
"ancient rome"
in 22 reviews
"beautiful ruins"
in 11 reviews
"interested in roman history"
in 7 reviews
"roman empire"
in 16 reviews
"century ad"
in 9 reviews
"ticket office"
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"mosaic floors"
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"archaeological site"
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"huge site"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Villa Adriana is truly special at multiple levels. First, it is just a lovely park to wander, enjoy the weather, watch people. Second, and more important, it is a great archaeological site which provides insight into how emperors lived and the genius of Hadrian...More

Thank Baya
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The first thing you must realise is that this is not a garden; this is a huge archaeological site over many acres. My advice is to have the audio tour or at very least take a guide. The on-line app is very useful too. As...More

Thank Pinkertonx
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed in Villa Adriana. Yes, the site is huge. Yes, there are a few interesting things to see - though quite spread out. The museum (which has the actual sculptures that were left on site) was closed the day we were there, for...More

Thank LjWrwc
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Adriana is must! It combines very interesting and well preserved roman architecture, with a great landscape. When I visited in November 2017 there were only a few visitors, and thus I had the chance to appreciate the beauty and calm of the place. A...More

Thank Constantinos2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a tour of the Villa Adriana through Viator. The tour was met in Rome, and we made the short bus ride, beginning at the Vila Adriana. This was my first experience with a "Skip the Line" type of tour. Basically, it means someone...More

2  Thank Shapley_Hunter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great day trip from Rome. We had a private driver and tour guide for our party of six. The drive was about 30 minutes from Rome and the tour was about two hours. Make reservations for an outstanding lunch at Sibilla.

1  Thank gogigi2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Villa Adriana, built by emperor Hadrian as his holiday residence in the countryside of Tivoli, just outside the city of Rome, is a gem of archeology and history. The villa covers an area of ​​160 hectares even though the archaeological site currently open to visitors...More

1  Thank Marziomartel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's totally worth to visit it.To get to and from there can be a bit journey.Some busses stop to travel after 13:15 at holidays, but there is other option to get back to Tivoli.Walk 1.2 km to the main road and get up on the...More

1  Thank Nikolay N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Villa Adriana, walking there is a trip in the ancient Rome, Adriano was an wise Emperor and the place is full of history and art, many thanks to our guide tha has been able to drop us in the Roman era.

Thank gma101057
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the history behind the site is quite remarkable and educational. The statues around the pool are remarkable and so are the ruins of the baths, theater and vestibule. You will also find a huge and very old olive tree not...More

Thank kanabadoush
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bretagne88
9 May 2018|
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Response from PhilFGuildford | Reviewed this property |
I visited by public transport in November 2017. I took the subway to Ponte Mammolo and from there I bought a Cotral bus ticket from a tabac. The bus departed outside the station and other passengers told me when to get off... More
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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
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Danielle W
7 February 2018|
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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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