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|
|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.