The Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica along with Pompeii is the largest archaeological site in the world with an area of ​​150 hectares and was unearthed only 40 per cent and more than half of the city is still buried. The site, which originally stood on the coast, is now three kilometers from the sea because of the debris deposited by the river Tiber in the course of two thousand years. The ancient city, which according to tradition was founded by King Anco Marzio around 620 BC, is located about 20 km from Rome to which it is connected by the Via Ostiense. Ostia Antica, Rome represented the main outlet and nearest the Tyrrhenian Sea, was therefore a commercial center and port of strategic importance for the development of the city. Visit the ruins of this ancient Roman city is like taking a dip in the everyday life of the past; In fact, there are not only monuments but also houses, productive and commercial structures.

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