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Ostia Antica

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Italy
Ostia Antica is a large archeological site, close to the modern suburb of Ostia, that was the location of the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approximately 30 kilometres (19 miles) to the northeast. The site is noted for the excellent preservation of its ancient buildings, magnificent frescoes and impressive mosaics. [More Details]
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