Ostiense is the 10th quartiere of , identified by the initials Q. X. The toponym comes from the original name of the , a gate in the city walls of Rome, was Porta Ostiensis, because it was located at the beginning of Via Ostiense.

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The Pyramid of Cestius is an ancient pyramid in , , near the and the . Photo: Livioandronico2013, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The in , , were the city's second largest Roman public baths, or thermae. Photo: Ethan Doyle White, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Archaeological site
is an artificial mound in composed almost entirely of testae, fragments… Photo: Lalupa, Public domain.

The Rome Porta San Paolo Railway Park Museum is a museum in , concerned with railway and tram transportation. Photo: Van Loon, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Aventino and Testaccio are neighbourhoods of . Aventino is named for the hill which rises up near the Tiber river and is one of the legendary seven hills of Rome. Photo: Dnalor 01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an urban zone of Rome. It belongs to the Municipio VIII of Rome comune, Italy, in the Ostiense quarter of Rome. Photo: Torvindus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in . The district's name derives from the Latin words "Trans Tiberem": beyond the Tiber river. Photo: Roundtheworld, CC BY-SA 4.0.


41.8707° or 41° 52' 14.6" north
12.4814° or 12° 28' 53.1" east
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23 metres (75 feet)
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