Porta San Paolo e Museo della Via Ostiense, Rome

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Ostiense Museum may refer to either of the following museums in Rome: Museo Archeologico Ostiense (Archaeological Museum of Ostia) Museo della Via Ostiense (Via Ostiense Museum) in the Porta San Paolo
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  • Located between Ostiense, Aventino and Testaccio the door is close to the pyramid of cestius, one of the ancient entrances to the city of Rome, which still stands and is daily circunnavigata by step
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  • Originally built in a.d. 274, is one of the southern gates of the Aurelian walls. The original name was Porta Ostiense, because from there, started (and still starts) the Via Ostiense, the road connecting Rome to the port of Ostia, very important at the time. With the loss of importance of the port of Ostia, the port was renamed with the current name, as it is output to the Basilica of San Paolo Fuori le Mura. In September 1943, the Porta San Paolo was the last attempt of the Italian army to stop the invasion of the Nazis in Rome. By having the appearance of a castle, is also called Castelletto.
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  • We have not been inside the Museum because of way and we didn't have time, but the place is worth a walk because of the side you can admire the famous pyramid, just off the metro and near the station, and because the port shows one of the old receipts of Rome.
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  • The Museum contains interesting archaeological finds collected during the modern reconstruction of the via Ostiense. Small and charming for those who appreciate even just the story that the building represents. Touching the phrases typed on some Windows bearing thoughts and reflections of prisoners of World War II. At each level of the Museum to enjoy the beautiful view of the pyramid of Cestius. We recommend a visit to the port of Trajan. Free admission!
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  • I can't understand how it works, all the while the Museum is closed
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  • Small and poor but represents a stage in your visits to the surroundings
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  • WHAT A SHOW
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