Golden House of Nero: Domus Aurea Guided Walking Tour

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  • Live Guide
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  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 75 min

Join an expert guide and discover the Domus Aurea, or Golden House, designed purely for pleasure by Emperor Nero. Hear about the history of the site and its former riches on a walking tour. Enter the Domus Aurea and discover what must have been one of the most aesthetically overwhelming buildings ever created, home to luxuries like mosaics, marble furnishings, and even a rotating dining room. As you walk with your official guide, learn about the extravagance of Nero and the Golden House, which included a colossal 120-foot statue of Nero in the vestibule. Marvel at the tales of luxury in a house where everything was coated with gold and adorned with gems, shells, and ivory. Find out about the on-site lake, fields, vineyards, pastures, and woods filled with all kinds of wild and domestic animals. At the end of your tour, you'll understand why Nero was so pleased with the house, declaring, "Finally I begin to live in a house worthy of a man.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: TOURISTATION

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Stop At: Domus Aurea

Explore Domus Aurea, the sumptuous home built at the behest of Roman Emperor Nero, on a guided walking tour. Visit what remains of the site and learn about its colorful history with an official guide.

Duration: 1 hour
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