Category Archives: Lazio

Middle Ages and Roman Empire – The Village of Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica is first of all known for the archeological site but it is also a little borgo or castle village. You can go inside the castle which offers nice little restaurants and shops. The little fortified settlement was built … Continue reading

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The Black-and-White of Ostia Antica

The ancient sea port of Imperial Rome, Ostia Antica, is rich in mosaics. In the Roman period mosaics were a very common floor decoration, but also walls and ceilings were decorated with them. I have seen many mosaics, floors and … Continue reading

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Il Mueso Ostiense – The Museum of Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica is a huge archeological site near to Rome. Once it was built right at the mouth of the river Tiber, but today it is located around 5 km/3 miles inland. The city was once home for over 100.000 … Continue reading

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Ostia Antica – In the Ancient Sea Port of Rome

Ostia Antica is an archeological site near to Rome and was once the harbor of Ancient Rome. Today it is known also for the nearby airport in Fiumicino. Since childhood, I’ve walked in archaeological sites. My mother thought them very … Continue reading

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Sunset and Ancient Sight Outside of Rome

On our vacation this summer we have been to Rome. We both know Rome, I lived there for a year. My sweetie had his flight back to the US from Rome. The main airport is located in Ostia which was … Continue reading

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