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Ostia Antica is a large archeological site, close to the modern suburb of Ostia, that was the location of the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approximately 30 kilometres to the northeast. "Ostia" is a derivation of "os", the Latin word for "mouth". At the mouth of the River Tiber, Ostia was Rome's seaport, but due to silting the site now lies ...
... walked through the old Roman forum, the center of Ancient Rome. Glad we did as there were some interesting sites with a museum at the top of the Hill.
We then went to get a bite to eat at a Restaurant at the Jewish area that had Middle Eastern food. It was clean and good food, probably the best we had in ...
... Appia Antica. Finally finding a map we discovered that we were still some distance away and as it's 34C today decided that it would keep for another day.
Back on the Metro to San Giovanni Station where we found yet another huge ornate church which we dutifully wandered around and ooh'ed and ahh'ed at. We sat outside for refreshments at a little café and then headed back on the Metro for home.
So now ...
... in circles routine! So proud!
Here are a few pictures of the neighbourhood. I tried to find buildings without graffiti which seems to be a national past time!
Get a look at this broccoli - very pretty and I haven't seen anything like it before - do we have in Australia?
Tomorrow I plan to go further - the tiredness/jet lag has passed!
... with its littered streets, cars parked on the sidewalks, and graffiti everywhere,
We bought week-long public transport passes which saw us through till our last day. Good system because it allowed us to use Metro, trams and buses on the same ticket. Metro system is very quick and will allow you to get to a number of the main attractions around the city. Trams open up another 40% of the city including Trastevere on the west bank of the ...