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Monte dei Cocci - Extraordinary Openings - Ita Guided Tour

Hosted by the Consul of the Rome Cultural Events and Guided Tour Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 09 Apr 16:45 - 18:00

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If you want to walk on a mountain of "shards" and learn about the history of this port and commercial area of ​​the ancient city, come with us on a guided tour!
Monte Testaccio, also known popularly as Monte dei Cocci, is an artificial hill located in the port area of ​​ancient Rome and near the warehouses (horrea). 54 meters high and with a circumference of about 1 kilometer, the mountain is formed by testae, shards, mainly fragments of amphorae used for the transport of goods, which were systematically unloaded and accumulated after being emptied in the nearby river port. According to the latest studies this activity was carried out between the Augustan period and the middle of the third century AD
Entrance Fee gratis with MIC CArd
Guided Tour conduct by an Archeologic Licensed Guide in Italian Protected content + whispers)