Definitive guide

The Domus Aurea

Although it must have been difficult to surpass in terms of splendor, the Golden House of Nero is not well-known. The underground ruins of the magnificent complex can be visited today on a pre-booked tour.

After the Great Fire in 64 AD, Emperor Nero (37-68 AD) started building a palace of unprecedented size and beauty. He named it the Domus Aurea, which means the “golden house.”

Today, Nero’s Golden House is one of the most prestigious and fascinating monuments of ancient Rome. The remains can be visited on a modern and unique virtual-reality tour .