The Domus Augustana on the Palatine Hill was a magnificent palace used as the residence of Rome’s emperors.
Built by the Emperor Domitian, the incredible remains of the Domus Augustana include a remarkable courtyard with the remnants of a fountain and many of its walls.
The Domus Augustana should not be confused with the nearby House of Augustus, the latter of which was the much more humble home of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus. In fact, Roman emperors were called “Augustus” for over 300 years, which is reflected in the name of the Domus Augustana.
Located on the Palatine Hill. Buses 60, 75, 85, 87, 117, 271, 571, C3 and 850 and Tram 3 stop nearby. Metro station Circo Massimo is a 5 min. walk away (line B).
The Palatine Hill is open daily 8:30am - one hour before sunset. Palatine museum open 9am-6pm. Ticket office shuts one hour before closing. Closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec. A combined ticket to the Palatine with the Colloseum and Forum costs €12, €7.50 reduced. It is advisable to check the official website before visiting.
Palatine Hill, Via di S. Gregorio, 30, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39. 06 336 26 826
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