Small guided group Tour in Rome around Domus Aurea, Residence of Nero.

Semiprivate guided tour to the Domus Aurea, Residence of Nero, in Rome

1 h
min 15
Walking Tours
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Skip the Line!

Residence of Nero: Domus Aurea Semiprivate guided tour

This small group tour offers you the opportunity to discover the beauty of Domus Aurea, the residence of Nero. The emperor has built this enormous and luxurious complex after the fire in 64 CE. This great experience is becoming even better due to the skip the line access provided by this guided tour

Small guided group Tour in Rome around Domus Aurea, Residence of Nero. highlights: 

  • • Take advantage of the ‘skip the line access’ included in this group tour and avoid those huge crowds that usually form for this touristic attraction
  • • Relish the astonishing style of the wall paintings of Domus Aurea, which inspired the famous painter, Raphael, in his Vatican Stanze, or the four Raphael Rooms
  • • Embrace the luxurious atmosphere provided by the Nero’s Golden Palace in its past glory
  • • Discover more about the extravagant and cruel Emperor, considered by many a mad man
  • • Visit Domus Aurea and discover its beauty, as a guide will provide you valuable and interesting information

Join our Small Group Tour of the Domus Aurea, and discover one of Rome's highlights. Visit Domus Aurea and discover its beauty, as a guide will provide you valuable and interesting information about the historical and cultural importance of this palace, a place that has influenced art development in the 18th century.

Travel back in time

Even though the Golden Palace has become an embarrassment to Nero’s successors, and they tried to get rid of it, Domus Aurea has been a luxurious place during its glorious times. Nero has ordered the construction of a royal complex, which included great vineyards, pastures and woods, an artificial lake, treasures looted from the cities of the Orient. Moreover, the Golden Palace had precious ornaments. The walls were covered in fine varieties of marble, and the vaults were decorated with gold and precious stones. The variety of the monuments inside included a large statue of Nero himself.

Get to know more about this huge historical figure – Nero

Almost everyone knows that Nero was a cruel man, who also loved to immerse himself in luxury. Moreover, most of the Italians consider him a mad person.
This controversial historical figure gave the best parties ever, according to a repute archeologist. This affirmation is confirmed by the enormous and luxurious ballrooms, which had impressive modern mechanisms. For example, when Nero was hosting a party – and this happened very often – he overwhelmed his guests by releasing rose petals and perfume, as the ceiling of the hall revolved. A famous story says that once, a guest died asphyxiated by the scent coming from one of Nero’s extravagant parties. The legend says that he watched Rome burning down, as he was singing a song about Troy.

Don’t worry about queues and professional guide

Visiting a famous tourist attraction can usually give you a headache only thinking about how much you will wait in a line. Forget about this, and take advantage of our ‘skip the line access’ to Domus Aurea. Furthermore, you will also benefit from the explanations of a professional guide, who is there for your education, but also entertainment.

  • Domus Aurea
  • Skip the line tickets for Domus Aurea
  • Professional guide
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.