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Parco Archeologico Pausilypon

Posillipo | Grotta di Seiano, 80123, Naples, Italy
+39 081 240 3235
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Neat Little Walk

Hidden from the normal tourist path, this place is quite nice. It is well maintained, and offers... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
mg0rm1
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Naples, Italy
Hidden treasure off the beaten track

The Parco Archeologico Pausilypon is a hidden treasure, it is about 20 -30 minutes by car from the... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Johan17
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Pausilypon was the Villa d’otium build by roman knight Publio Vedio Pollio. When Pollio died (15 b.C.) it was given in legacy to the emperor Augustus, becoming an official imperial estate. It is located in one of the most fascinating places in Naples with a fantastic view over the Bay of Naples.The gateway to the villa was given by the monumental Seiano’s cave (a tunnel 770 meters long caved in the hillside of Posillipo).
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Posillipo | Grotta di Seiano, 80123, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Hidden from the normal tourist path, this place is quite nice. It is well maintained, and offers tours that are informative. Small venue so it only takes about 1.5 hours to do the whole thing.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Parco Archeologico Pausilypon is a hidden treasure, it is about 20 -30 minutes by car from the centre of Naples. We were advised that it can be reached by public transport, but that is not very regular. We used Discesa Coroglio 36 on our...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

You need a car or taxi to reach Grotta di Seiano but you will be happy to visit this place: after a short walk in a "Grotto" great panoramas are offered to your eyes!

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this trip very much. I found this place fascinating and would definitely recommend this place for adults. The weather was very sunny which helped make this day even better.

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This site is quite difficult to find the entrance,so I have added a photo showing the curve on the road nearby.The entrance is half way up the hill.Everyone parks in the main road,and walks a few meters to the site.Two ladies in a shed sell...More

7  Thank cycleplus1
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

This site requires reservations and is somewhat hard to find. Make sure you get good bus/walking instructions from Google. Also make sure to find out when the English language tour will be given. That said, the site is an amazing piece of the Roman empire...a...More

6  Thank KarenECS
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We had spent five days in Naples exploring the sites including Pompeii and many museums. The hours I spent kayaking with my friends was my favorite part. We loved the casual, friendly feeling when we got there. We didn't have suitable clothes so Giovanni went...More

2  Thank the_nerge
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Beautiful and Unexplored but finally opened to the public, this Old Roman Theatre is in the middle of the most beautiful part of the Southern Capital of Italy. It is a must if you want to see different side of Naples.

6  Thank Tipsformytrip
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Beautiful and Mysterious Pausilypon Theatre on the hills of now called Posillipo. Lovely view of the Crystalline Sea. Our Tour Guide was really friendly and passionate about this site.

2  Thank VinnyDL
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Because you can go below stairs, so to speak, you get an understanding of the the amazing logistics of Roman spectacles. The arena held more than most Premier League stadia. Information there is only moderate.

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Patti R
16 February 2018|
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Response from Paola M | Property representative |
Hello, you can take train "cumana" and get off at "Mostra" station. Then, from "Piazzale Tecchio" take the bus C1 and get off at "Grotta di Seiano" stop. In this period we do guided tour from Tuesdt to Friday at 12, Saturday... More
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30 April 2015|
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Hello, from the central train station, you can get the metro line 2 towards Pozzuoli and get off at Campi Flegrei station. Take the bus C1 and get off at Grotta di Seiano stop (ask to the bus driver): you are arrived! The... More
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