Rome: Domus Aurea Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

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Explore Nero's Domus Aurea in Rome with vast halls adorned with frescoes that whisper stories of a bygone era on a guided tour. Be in awe of the opulence and artistic legacy of this once-lost palace.


  • Retrace the footsteps of Roman Emperor Nero till his dramatic suicide
  • Enter Nero's Domus Aurea, Rome's largest active archaeological site
  • Admire the opulent halls, the high alleys, and the wonderful frescoes
  • Bust the myths surrounding the infamous fire of 64 AD with your guide
  • Witness a 3D virtual reconstruction of the Golden Palace at its peak


Embark on a virtual reality journey through time and immerse yourself in the lost grandeur of Nero's Domus Aurea with a guide. Enter the largest archaeological complex still being excavated in Rome. Follow your guide through the many rooms of Nero's palace that can be visited today. Delve into the tragic story of Emperor Nero, whose reign was marked by both lavish indulgence and growing unpopularity. Separate fact from fiction, debunking myths surrounding the infamous fire of 64 AD. Explore firsthand the vaulted halls, hallways, and rooms, admiring spectacular frescoes that have been properly restored, some of them glittering with decorations that gave the palace the nickname of “Golden House”. Then, put on the Oculus Rift offered during the visit and enjoy, in one of the inner halls of Nero's palace, the 3D virtual reconstruction of some of the halls, the outside portico, and a splendid view of the palace. See what Nero's Palace was like at its peak and compare it with what remains today.


Domus Aurea skip-the-line tickets with direct access Licensed guide expert in history or archaeology VR experience with Oculus Rift headset

Important Information

  • To visit the Domus Aurea, it is necessary to use comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing, as the temperature inside the monument is about 10 degrees. Therefore, be careful in summer, when the temperature range between outside and inside can exceed even 25 degrees.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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