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Area Archeologica di San Pietro degli Schiavoni

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Wow - definitely worth your time in Brindisi

Nice exhibit of early Roman city underneath a modern building in the historic section of Brindisi... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
KirkandMimi
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Liberty Lake, Washington
Well Worth a Wander

Start at the Imformation Centre where they will give you a map marked with a walk around the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
janitaS
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 Oct 2018
“Wow - definitely worth your time in Brindisi”
12 Jun 2018
“Well Worth a Wander”
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Nice exhibit of early Roman city underneath a modern building in the historic section of Brindisi. It's free to get in and offers displays in English describing different sections. Absolutely a must-see in Brindisi.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KirkandMimi
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Start at the Imformation Centre where they will give you a map marked with a walk around the Archeological area. It would be ease to miss the well kept, interesting ruins under the modern theatre. Entry is free and it is an easy walk right...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank janitaS
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It would be easy to miss this site, the metal grilled doors and small plaque are dwarfed by the impressive 'Nuovo Teatro Giuseppe Verdi' above it. But it is worth the 20 minutes or so out of the sun to discover a well kept archeological...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is an ancient Roman site and it is large and has been retained but sadly under a modern building which is practical use of the area as well as protecting the site. Does spoilt it a little.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Again, nothing spectacular, just some old walls, but with the modern theatre nearby, you can feel what this place was once. Worst of seeing once, do not expect nothing spectacular, enjoy the meeting of the present and the past.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TF_Laszlo
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Well, when you walk inside, you will be above and looking down on the excavations. This is your chance to see the old Brindisi. There is a part of the excavations that shows an old stone road albeit not too much of it. The excavations...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This place is free so a 5 stars anyway. I'm an archaeologist anyway so I loved the place. You can just walk in off the street and it's quite moving. It was really very quiet when I went round and I feel like it's overlooked....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MelanieSG
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This Roman site exists just below the modern street level in Brindisi and presents a small area of a Roman archaeological site viewed from a suspended metal walkway with short multi-lingual descriptions. What I found particularly of interest was the fact that the site is...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Confused by the jumble of ruins that pass as an archaeological site? In that case, visit this museum lying just inches (ok, a bit deeper) below the modern streets of Brindisi. Although somewhat dark, there is a nice metal walk way around the perimeter of...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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