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Rome: Ara Pacis re-opens

Welcome to | After vii years shut to the populace , i of Rome's almost of import ancient monuments re-opened on Fri (Rome' sec official birthday). The Ara Pacis , Augustus's altar of peace , is instantly housed inside a controversial novel museum development. We're only glad the site is opened upwardly i time again - it's the altar itself that's actually of import , non the setting. It's frustrating that Rome' sec monuments vanish periodically nether sheeting as well as scaffolding , oft disappearing for years at a time. The Domus Aurea , Nero's golden family , has shut i time to a greater extent than , but at to the lowest degree nosotros tin instantly catch the Ara Pacis.

Opening times are Tuesday - Dominicus 9am-7pm as well as the museum costs €6.50 (free to European Union under-18s as well as over-65s). The place is on Lungotevere al Augusta (Metro Flaminio) , betwixt the Tiber as well as the Mausoleum of Augustus.

Official Ara Pacis Museum website (in Italian).

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