A Tourist in Rome - Villa of the Quintili

Location:41.83026, 12.55117 1200 feet north of the Appian Way (Via Appia Antica) 2.15 miles south of the Tomb of Cecila Matilla
Metro: Bus #118 from Circo Massimo
Time:about 60 minutes, to just get a feel for the place
Cost:Free
Hours:Viewable during the daytime, I don't know whether the park is open

The Villa of the Quintili is the ruins of an ancient Roman Villa built by two brothers in 151 AD. There might be an entrance fee if you enter through the archaeological museum on Via Appia Nuova, but I just walked on a road starting here to enter the ruins from the back side. The ruins are easily visible from Via Appia Antica.

    
The nymphaeum of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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The Frigidarium (left) and Caldarium (right) of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Mosaic floor in the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Mosaic floor in the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Frigidarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way (panorama of 2 photos)
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Frigidarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Frigidarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way (panorama of 2 photos)
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Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way (panorama of 3 photos)
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Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Theater (?) of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Frigidarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Swimming pool (?) in the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Swimming pool (?) in the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Hypocaust heating system for the Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Hypocaust heating system for the Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Medieval lime kiln in the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way (panorama of 3 photos)
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Hypocaust heating system for the Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Hypocaust heating system for the Caldarium of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Theater (?) of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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The Frigidarium (left) and Caldarium (center) of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Nymphaeum of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way (panorama of 3 photos)
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Nymphaeum of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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Nymphaeum of the Villa of the Quintili on the Appian Way
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