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Rione Terra

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The old town of Pozzuoli :Streets and houses are mostly restored now, bright colours and nice... read more

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

Reviewed 10 April 2018
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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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...more
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80078, Pozzuoli, Italy
+39 081 1993 6286
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old town of Pozzuoli :Streets and houses are mostly restored now, bright colours and nice little streets. Wonderful view on the sea and the town of Pozzuoli. Follow the signs to reach the Cathedral.

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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

4  Thank vessi80
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

2  Thank Jonas R
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

2  Thank Josh L
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

Thank finnbelfast
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

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