Visit Villa Adriana without queueing up! UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999, Hadrian’s Villa includes an immense park, the greatest Roman example of an Alexandrian garden. Secure your admission to over 80 hectares dotted with Roman ruins, thermal structures, a theater, temples, libraries, staterooms and other fascinating buildings.
Emperor Hadrian built this country villa for himself and his court during the second and third decades of the 2nd century AD. This extraordinary residence bears unique testimony to his accomplishments and reflects the architectural and decorative trends of the period.
The park includes the Teatro Marittimo, an artificial island used as a private retreat by the Emperor; other highlights are the Canopo, an artificial grotto, and the precious collection of decorative objects from the villa displayed at the museum. Excavations, which are still in progress, keep on revealing new and surprising aspects of this treasured site and architectural marvel.