Ancient Rome: The prostitute empress in Suburra

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Play a city game where you will learn about Roman history and visit some hidden gems of the eternal city. 

You will play the role of an archeologist who must solve the murder of her ancestor Valeria Messalina, wife of the Roman emperor Claudius.

Are you up for the challenge?


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English, Italian

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  • Discover the charming streets of Monti while playing the quest

  • Explore the Roman Forum

  • Get to see the Colosseum from up close!


It’s 2021: you are Giulia, a young archeologist with a special connection to Ancient Rome. You are the descendant of Valeria Messalina, spouse of Claudius, who reigned over Rome from 41 to 54 A.D. 

A legend about this woman who dressed up as a prostitute has been haunting your family for centuries. She would roam the streets of Rome in search of men, but her life was cut short by a gruesome murder. 

Now it’s up to you to solve the mystery of her death. 

Experience's route

Starting point Piazza della Suburra
Piazza della Suburra, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Places you will visit


It will take you

71-101 mins

You will walk

3810 steps

Total distance

2.9 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
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nina boer

31 Aug 2023
that’s really great!!!

Rebecca Gutenbrunner

29 Aug 2023

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