Discover the largest circular tomb in the world, where the first true Emperor of Rome rests!
After 15 years of restoration, the site reopens to the general public allowing you to get in touch with one of the greatest exponents in all human history. Immerse yourself in the ancient history of the new Empire and learn about the deeds of Augustus, adoptive son of Caesar, the man who defeated Cleopatra. From a Memorial Mausoleum to a place of entertainment and gathering, see where the first true Emperor of Rome rests.
The Emperor’s own urn is just under the statue in the center at the top of the monument. The relatives and descendants of Augustus were all buried in the mausoleum, and it was used as a tomb for more than a century. Visiting this place, you will have the chance to admire well-deserved evidence in the archeological heritage of the city and of the world.