Vill Dei Sette Bassi
The villa dei Sette Bassi is one of the largest and most magnificent villas of the Roman Campagna second in size only to the Villa dei Quintili. The largest archaeological site is located on the right of the Via Tuscolana, near the intersection with Via delle Capannelle. Its imposing structures are visible from the street and can be accessed by entering the long tree-lined avenue that reaches the heart of the archaeological area. The impressive remains have received since the eighteenth century the attention of scholars. The consistency of the ruins was enough to make her feel a separate city from which the epithet 'Old Rome'. Studies conducted by British architect Thomas Ashby and Nicolae Lupu, contributed to the realization of the model of the Villa now on display at the Museum of Roman Civilization in Eur. The complex is owned by the Appia Antica Archaeological Park, who recently performed a series of conservation work and commissioning of the security.