Rome's Secret Buried Palace: Revealed
Hadrian’s Villa – the largest Roman palace in the world. It was built for one of Rome’s greatest rulers – the enigmatic emperor Hadrian.
Now, archaeologists and underground explorers with privileged access are examining the darkest unseen corners of this site, to reveal the incredible lengths the ambitious but enigmatic emperor went to in his quest to build the world’s greatest imperial palace.
Stunning CGI rebuilds the Villa as it looked in its prime, and hands-on investigation reveals the detail of the extreme opulence on show. Underground exploration sheds light on the incredible engineering that made this a water-cooled luxury paradise.
Seeing the villa through Hadrian’s eyes, we explore how this fascinating emperor lived, we learn what obsessions drove him, and we uncover clues to his tragic end.