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The Wonders of Domus Aurea - Nero`s Golden Palace

Highlights / General details

After the fire in 64 CE, Emperor Nero had a new residence built; it had walls sheathed by fine varieties of marble and vaults decorated with gold and precious stones, so it earned the name of Domus Aurea (Golden House). The enormous complex included boundless vineyards, pastures and woods, an artificial lake, treasures looted from the cities of the Orient, and precious ornaments, such as the statue of the Emperor in robes of the Sun God. After the death of Nero, his successors tried to bury every trace of the Palace and the lavish fresco and stucco decorations of the Domus Aurea remained hidden until the Renaissance.

Inclusion

Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Skip the Line Access to Domus Aurea; Private guided tour; Professional guide.

Exclusion

Food and beverages; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available Saturday and Sunday at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

Duration

Approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Policies

There is a minimum requirement of 2 passengers per booking.

Guests must be ready at the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior departure.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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