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Discover the Mausoleum where Augustus, the first emperor of Rome, is buried
Visit a valuable archaeological site in the heart of Rome reopening after 15 years
Retrace the glorious life of Augustus to understand his historical importance
What to expect
Discover the largest circular tomb in the world, where the first true Emperor of Rome rests!
After 15 years of restoration, the site reopens to the general public allowing you to get in touch with one of the greatest exponents in all human history. Immerse yourself in the ancient history of the new Empire and learn about the deeds of Augustus, adoptive son of Caesar, the man who defeated Cleopatra. From a Memorial Mausoleum to a place of entertainment and gathering, see where the first true Emperor of Rome rests.
The Emperor’s own urn is just under the statue in the center at the top of the monument. The relatives and descendants of Augustus were all buried in the mausoleum, and it was used as a tomb for more than a century. Visiting this place, you will have the chance to admire well-deserved evidence in the archeological heritage of the city and of the world.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit
Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Mausoleum of Augustus
Assistance at the meeting point
City APP audioguide downloadable on your smartphone
Entrance ticket to the Ara Pacis' Museum (if selected)
What’s not included
Piazza Augusto Imperatore, 00186 Rome
Redeem your voucher at the Touristation office at least 20 minutes prior to your booked entry time. At the meeting point you will find an Italian-speaking host only
- Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- Choose between a 'Ticket' option to access the mausoleum and a 'Ticket + Ara Pacis Museum' option to also visit the museum that houses the altar dedicated to the emperor
- This experience isn't wheelchair accessible