Palatine Hill ~ Palatino
About Palatine Hill
Palatine Hill is the most popular of the Seven Hills of Rome. It is believed to be the birthplace of Rome, with excavations indicating people lived in the area as far back as the 10th century BC. Parts of Emperor Domitian’s palace, Domus Flavia is still visible, along with several other buildings, such as: House of Livia, House of Augustus, and Farnese Gardens. The area is now an archaeological site and is open to the public.
Address: Via di San Gregorio 30, Rome
EU Citizen (18 to 25 Years old): €7.50
EU State Teacher: €7.50
Free Entry Eligibility
First Sunday of the month (no reservations)
Visitors under 18 years old
Disabled person from an EU State and a companion.
EU Teachers and students of the following faculties: architecture, conservation of the cultural heritage, education sciences, arts with a specialisation in archaeology or art history
Where to Purchase Tickets
At the Colosseum, Palatine Hill or Roman Forum
*€2 booking fee is applied to each item purchased over the telephone or online.
Metro B – Colosseo Stop
Tram 3 – Colosseo Stop
Several buses stop near the Colosseum.
Hours of Operation
Last Sunday of October to February 15
8:30 am to 4:30 pm – Daily
February 16 to March 15
8:30 am to 5 pm – Daily
March 15 to Last Saturday of March
8:30 am to 5:30 pm – Daily
Last Sunday of March to August 31
8:30 am to 7:15 pm – Daily
September 1 to September 30
8:30 am to 7 pm – Daily
October 1 to Last Saturday of October
8:30 am to 6:30 pm – Daily
January 1, May 1, December 25
Last entry is 1 hour before closing.
Bypass the line by purchasing tickets online.
Access may be limited for those with mobility issues.
For security reasons all visitors will be screened and items x-rayed.
Prohibited items: backpacks (small, over the shoulder bags are ok, but will be x-rayed), bulky bags and luggage/trolley.