This website is dedicated to Ostia, the harbour city of ancient Rome. Here you will find information for professional archaeologists and historians, for students of Roman archaeology and history, and for interested lay-people.
[Getting started]
Visiting the ruins (plus PDF tourist guide)
Introduction to Ostia and Portus
Passengers and cargoes
From Ostia and Portus to Rome

The buildings in Ostia

The buildings in Portus and topics

[Isola Sacra]
The buildings on the Isola Sacra
The Isola Sacra necropolis

Virtual museum of Ostia
Museums worldwide

Archaeological news

Twenty short walks, with Guy de la Bédoyère
In-depth, American Institute for Roman Culture
In-depth, with Jan Theo Bakker
Documentaries, lectures and teaching
Recent excavations and restoration
Ostia as it is and as it was
The oldest movies of Ostia
The Portus project
Treadmill walks


Ostia website Web

[Ancient written sources]
Texts: presentation
Texts: the sources

[Maps, plans, photos]
Maps, plans, bird's eye views
Photo galleries

Selected full-text
Projects, colloquia, researchers

[External links]
Photos, tools, publications
Roman Switzerland

[Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica]
 Stories of Ostia
 Facebook page

[Contact us]
Facebook group, e-mail

This is a not-for-profit, scientific website.
Downloading, printing, or duplicating
in any way material on this website
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of the Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica.
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