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This exciting tour of Ancient Ostia departs Rome by local train, whisking you away on a brisk 30 minute train journey through the western Roman countryside. Your tour guide will take care of all the train tickets and ensure that everybody gets off at the right stop. All of the major sites of Ancient Ostia will be covered in a leisurely walk through the ruins! The group size is limited, ensuring that you are given a much more personal and intimate tour as you explore the town! Take your tour around Ancient Ostia and see why many have come to call it “The better Pompeii”. Seize the opportunity to take a stroll through the monuments and ruins which are scattered around the small town. You’ll be able to see sights such as the Ancient Ostia Amphitheatre, which once held 3,500 spectators as various shows and speeches were displayed! Visit the Baths of Neptune, which were the public baths of the town, decorated with a fascinating mosaic. When the tour ends you’ll be able to remain at Ancient Ostia, explore the modern town of Ostia or even go to the beach nearby! The tour includes a return train ticket to Rome and you can choose to return with the guide at the end of the tour or head back whenever you’ve finished exploring the surrounding areas! This tour is definitely one for those who are interested in the history of Rome and the towns surrounding the city. This exciting tour of Ancient Ostia departs Rome by local train, whisking you away on a brisk 30 minute train journey through the western Roman countryside. Your tour guide will take care of all the train tickets and ensure that everybody gets off at the right stop. All of the major sites of Ancient Ostia will be covered in a leisurely walk through the ruins! The group size is limited, ensuring th Meeting/ Pick-up point: Cafe Piramide, when facing the Piramide metro (Line B – the blue line) stop on your right hand side is the cafè, just in view of the train tracks and the exit from the trains. Duration: Four hours. Start or opening time: 8.40am. Languages: English. Others: Includes train ticket to and from Rome, Ancient Ostia entrance ticket, break to eat or drink at the snack bar and use the facilities and English speaking tour guide.