PALATINE HILL FEATURES

1. Domus Flavia

Marked today mainly by the remains of two fountains, this imposing edifice was the official wing of a vast emperors’ palace, built by Domitian in 81 CE.

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The ruins of Domus Flavia

2. Livia’s House

1st-century BCE structure, now below ground level, formed part of the residence of Augustus and his second wife. Here you can examine a number of mosaic pavements and wall frescoes.

3. Palatine Museum and Antiquarium

This former convent houses a wealth of artifacts unearthed here, including pottery, statuary, ancient graffiti, and very fine mosaics. You can also study a model of the Iron Age Palatine.

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