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Roman Houses of Celio Tour with Aperitif

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What to Expect
We’d like to introduce you to a magnificent place that will take you on an underground journey through an Ancient Roman complex of residential and commercial buildings where people once lived and worked, and have left behind stunning architecture, frescoes, and mosaics, Located below the Basilica of Saints John and Paul. Case Romane is accessible from a street named Clivus Scauri, one of the most significant ancient Roman roads on Caelian Hill.

Upon visiting the Roman Houses you will enter into the Room of the Geniuses (or “geni” – Roman mythological divine spirits present in every living being and objects).  This space was originally a storage area. the most ornate room is the vaulted Room of the Orant (Worshipper) based on the subject painted on the wall. The walls were painted during the 4th century, with figures of philosophers, a mask of Silenius, a female theater mask, fantasy monsters, sheep, and goats. Another room you will visit s The Nymphaeum of Proserpina which was originally an interior open-air courtyard that separated the residential buildings from the commercial ones. Niches, fountains, frescoes and mosaics are well preserved and quite remarkable. At the conclusion of this tour, you will taste an aperitif with food and drinks prepared according to the recipes of Rome 2.000 years ago. Equipping with pottery, glass, disposable plates and cups inspired by the ancient tables.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel Pickup
Departure Time
4:30 PM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Hotel DropOff
Inclusions
  • Pickup/dropoff
  • Aperitif
  • Skip the Line to Celio's Houses
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Exclusions
  • Tip
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Semi Private Tour
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • For any other information, please contact +390698871814 or +393533819044 or write an e-mail to info@romaetravel.com.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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