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Address: Via degli Aceti, Fermo, Italy
Phone Number: 0734217140
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Description: The roman cisterns have been builted in the 1st century after Christ by...
The roman cisterns have been builted in the 1st century after Christ by the roman colony Firmum Picenum to storage potable water for the town. 30 rooms divided in 3 lines per 2.200 square metres
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Wonderful Roman masonry

It is absolutely incredible what even the smallest italian towns may hide in their heart. After almost two thousands years this masonry masterpiece is still preserved. The water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2014
Micheal Z
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It is absolutely incredible what even the smallest italian towns may hide in their heart. After almost two thousands years this masonry masterpiece is still preserved. The water supplied from here was used not just by the population, but probably was a water provisons for the fleet of the Roman Republic, which was engaged in 4 wars with the Illirycum,... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The cisterns are neat! It's a big underground ancient water storage place (no elevator, only some stairs to get down). It's 30 rooms large. The guide explained (in Italian and English) the history and design of the place. I especially liked that the Romans had designed a filtration system for pebbles and another system for emptying out the cisterns and... More 

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Lapedona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

While staying near by I visited Fermo a couple of times but never went to see the Roman underground cisterns. A cistern is just an underground storage area for water but when you learn that it was built somewhere between 100 bc and 100 ac I promise you will be amazed. Yes the egyptians and mayans built pyramids but the... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

WE visited this on Thursday evening during the antiques market. Nice to have a look at how ingenious the ROmans were! It is just a 30 minute visit and all you can see is the tanks, but if you realise when and why and how they were build you will be impressed!

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Dear sir, we are in late but we would like to thank you for your nice review! More 

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Address: Address: Via degli Aceti, Fermo, Italy
Phone Number: 0734217140
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Fermo  >  Fermo

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