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The Tomb of
Emperor Augustus

Piazza Navona, 25


  • Museum
  • Free wifi
  • Audio Guide
  • Family
  • Training shoes
  • Reserved Entrance


The Tomb of
Emperor Augustus

Don't miss the chance to discover the largest circular tomb in the world and where the first true Emperor of Rome rests: thanks to the restoration project, you will have the chance to get in touch with one of the greatest exponents in all human history.

New opening, you can't miss it! Very selected entrances!

For the first time in fifteen years, seize the opportunity to see one of the most amazing architectural works in the world. Immerse yourself in the ancient history of the new Empire and learn about the deeds of Augustus, son of Caesar, the man who defeated Cleopatra. From a Memorial Mausoleum to a place of entertainment and gathering, see where the first true Emperor of Rome rests.

Find out the largest circular tomb in the world. The Emperor’s own urn are just under the statue in the centre at the top of the monument. The relatives and descendants of Augustus were all buried in the mausoleum, and it was used as a tomb for more than a century. Admire a well-deserved evidence in the archeological heritage of the city and of the world.

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Meeting point: TOURISTATION NAVONA Piazza Navona, 25


  • Observe the Mausoleum, closed to the public for 15 years
  • Immerse yourself in the intrigues of the court and the race for power
  • Visit the burial place of the very first Roman Emperor
  • Discover the different purposes of the building throughout history
What's included: 
  • Augustus' Mausoleum entrance
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Hosted entrance in italian language (due to security reasons)
  • City APP Audioguide downloadable on your smartphone: it is a multi-language city-mapping and self-guided sightseeing experience, with audio commentary and stories from local experts
What's not included: 
  • Food and Drinks
  • Pick Up
  • Guided tour
Timetable: every day 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM. 

  • Chirurgical Masks are required, please bring your own
  • To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited