Pasolini Literary Park

Pier Paolo Pasolini is an Italian poet, writer, film director, screen writer, playwright and journalist. He is considered among Italy’s most important intellectuals of the 20 th century, who was killed on 2 nd November 1975 in Ostia, in a muddy open space among the shacks and a football pitch. Immediately Ostia wanted to dedicate [...]

Piazza Anco Marzio

This square has always been Ostia’s most important meeting point. It still has its original feel, with its shops, restaurants and bars all included in what is a totally pedestrian area. It is the ideal location for who wants a cup of coffee, an ice cream, an aperitif or for those who prefer having lunch [...]

Il Pontile and Piazza dei Ravennati

"The meeting point" during the hot Summer nights as well as the beautifil days in Winter, when the favourable weater conditions allow to enjoy the breath taking sunsets of Ostia at their best. Il Pontile (the pier) is definitely a landmark of the city. From there the view is free to wander over the water [...]

Capocotta naturist oasis

Naturism on the coast of Ostia Those who love all over tan, in Ostia have a dedicated area. It is the naturistic oasis of Capocotta, at km 9,300 of via Litoranea. The municipality of Rome was the first to reserve an area to naturism, that is to all over tan. Rome City Council decided it [...]

The Mediterranean Habitat Oasis

The Mediterranean Habitat Oasis is located on the Tiber mouth, near Ostia’s seaplane base. It is a naturalistic oasis of 20 hectares, on what was previously an open air dump, only famous for being the place where Pier Paolo Pasolini was killed and the set of the related film “Ugly, dirty and bad”. Is was [...]

The Coast Eco-museum

It is a historial and anthropogical museum, designed established and run by CRT (Cooperative Research on Territory). It is a private institution born in Ostia Antica in 1978 which aims at promoting recovery, study, archiving and enhancing the historical and anthropological heritage of the coast. A group of researchers who gave life to CRT, since [...]

La Rotonda

The locals call it La Rotonda (the roundabout), but in fact it is a big panoramic terrace, which signs the end of via Cristoforo Colombo , the former via Imperiale designed in 1937 within the project of EUR (Roma Universal Exposition) of 1942. It had to link the city centre to the Tyrrhenian sea. The [...]

Ostia Antica bicycle path

Get deep in the green Castelfusano urban park is one of the largest green lungs of the city of Rome, easily reachable by train. The cycling itinerary along via di Castelfusano is a proposal that allows you to visit Ostia Antica under a different light: its rustic and flat countryside is criss crossed by trails, all [...]

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