“Ostium” means door in Latin. Where the Tiber river meets the Mediterranean Sea. Come with us to discover Ostia Antica Tour!
A bustling port city during the peak of the Roman Empire just 17 miles from Rome, that had a population of 55,000 at the peak of the Roman Empire. Understand the origins of Ostia Antica and how commerce had a fundamental impact on the wealth of Rome. Hear stories of ordinary dock workers, succesful businessman and wealthy matrons that animated the city.
We also bring you inside the small museum within Ostia Antica’s archeological site, where you can admire perfectly preserved sculptures of the winged Minerva, Cupid and Psyche in an eternal embraced, Mythrae slaying the giant bull and more.