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Rione Terra

80078, Pozzuoli, Italy
+39 081 1993 6286
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Breathtaking - Mozzafiato

Came here from the Amphitheatre and had to ask several locals for directions. Right near the... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
vessi80
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Very interesting place

Was here during a business trip and had day off so did sightseeing. This place is very special and... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Jonas R
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The underground archaeological tour of Rione Terra is a journey in the ancient Roman colony, Puteoli , founded in 194 BC and soon became the commercial port of Rome. The course is located below the tuff rock overlooking the Gulf of Pozzuoli, between Nisida and Bay, and runs along the principal axes of the Roman city, hinges and decumani. The visitor, strolling along the streets of Puteoli, Will be fascinated by the architecture of many buildings, the granaries, the oven for processing and baking bread (pistrinum) with millstones almost intact, from cryptoporticos, the workshops and warehouses. The archaeological itinerary is enriched by multimedia installations that guide the audience to discover the activities that took place in ancient Puteoli. You can visit the site in the days Saturday , Sunday and public holidays with entrance every hour from 9am to 12pm and from 13:30 to 16:30 . To access it will be necessary to book by phone from Monday to Sunday.
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“roman streets” (2 reviews)
“red building” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (2 reviews)
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80078, Pozzuoli, Italy
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+39 081 1993 6286
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Came here from the Amphitheatre and had to ask several locals for directions. Right near the cathedral. The Tourist Information Office next door to the red and yellow building is where the super helpful Gemma booked my tour in English for 1.30 pm. Cost is...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Was here during a business trip and had day off so did sightseeing. This place is very special and gives you a high knowledge about how the Greek and Roman inhabitants lived may years ago. I was especially amazed by the ancient bakery and cooking...More

1  Thank Jonas R
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a guided tour, which was really interesten. Small group, perfect english speaking guide. The exhibition is really interesting and well done!

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, full of history and great view all round. But needs a bit more perhaps a little gift shop that sells coffee and such. Also the lower part was closed on our visit, for somehow. But plenty of potential to become a...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the archaeological site with a passionate guide who made the visit even more interesting with numerous historical and cultural anecdotes. The excavation works and state of preservation are excellent and the itinerary is very well curated. Interesting for children as well since there...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I arrived on Saturday morning, the staff were friendly and ever so helpful. I was asked to come back in the afternoon when I would have a tour in English. The tour guide was called Francesca, she was passionate and so knowledgeable about Rione Terra....More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

After reading all the positive feedbacks on tripadviso I decided to give this a go. It's absolutely brilliant. As the previous reviewers suggested the signage isn't great at Pozzuoli but they do have one or two near the site. I arrived at around noon time...More

1  Thank Josh L
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to go on a Sunday and get the tour in English, not sure of guides name , sorry, but he was brilliant this was so much more than I thought it would be- with holograms, was fascinating, loved it and it was...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of Pozzuoli best kept secrets. 1) you are supposed to ring to book(monday-friday),but no one answers the phone! 2) even the locals including the policemen do not seem to be able to tell how to find it. Suggestions have been added via...More

6  Thank cycleplus1
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This archeological site is great uncovered in the 70's after the earthquake, it has just been reopened for a short time to visitors. We were able to hire an English speaking guide. Throughout the underground they have set up movies that look like things are...More

2  Thank tree47
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