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Mausoleo di Augusto

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Address: Piazza Augusto Imperatore | Campo Marzio, 00198 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 5725 0410
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Not much to see...but restoration is ongoing

Considering how important Augustus is in Roman history it is amazing that the Mausoleum has been ignored for so long. Work is ongoing and one hopes it will be somewhat restored... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considering how important Augustus is in Roman history it is amazing that the Mausoleum has been ignored for so long. Work is ongoing and one hopes it will be somewhat restored in the future. For now, a 5 minute photo op on the way to Piazza Popolo or Spanish Steps is all you need.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

You would think that the mausoleum to the first emperor of Rome would be a treasured building and well preserved. Unfortunately you would be wrong. Apparently it has been promised for many years to be restored but there are no signs of anything going on. Just overgrown with lots of weeds, such a shame. They really need to restore this... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

True, its pretty cool, but theres no way in, i think they're doing some work on it. Nice to look at. If you want some info on it, check out the Ara Pacis museum across the street

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Mausoleum of the first Roman Emperor Augustus. He was chosen at the age of 19 to lead Rome. He is the one who built Rome to its highest peak. He ruled for over 40 years and died of natural causes. He was buried here along with his family. Rome was sacked by the Germanics because of their mistreatment from the... More 

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Valhalla, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is the Mausoleum of the first Emperor of Rome as such you would think it would be well preserved. Well you would be wrong. My first time in Rome was Jan 2001 and it was fenced in, overgrown with vegetation and in bad shape. 15 years later in October 2015 it looks even worse even though in the ensuing... More 

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Rome, Italy
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

For several years now there have been reports that this important archaeological site was going to be conserved and re-opened to the public. As of May 2016, the site is extremely overgrown with weeds; steps leading to the Mausoleum are crumbling away; there are some tiny trailers sitting there and a lot of ugly fencing, but no signs of activity... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

An insult to the great historical dynasty of the Ceasars, hopelessly overgrown, derelict and not open....burial place of Augustus, Tiberibus and the whole family, ransacked in the 400's and still not a fitting monument. Come on Rome please sort it out

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We can only guess that perhaps there is not enough money left over to restore this (non) attraction. Such a shame. There is absolutely nothing to see here but a sad, abandoned and deteriorating relic that is surrounded by overgrown weeds and an ugly fence.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Having been to Piazza del Popolo we decided to walk along the river and visit the mausoleum. Whilst the attraction could be impressive it was completely fenced off and no way to enter.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This big tomb, built by the Roman Emperor Augustus in the year 28 B.C. is located on the square named after him, near the corner of Via di Ripetta. It is a huge complex, very well preserved considering its age, but pretty neglected.

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