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Necropolis of Tarquinia

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Address: Strada Provinciale Monterozzi, 01016 Tarquinia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0766 856308
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Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

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Visit to the Etruscan Tombs

Amazing what they have found in this area. Great for kids in high school learning about the classics and history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The tombs are bereft of any of the original artefacts, not even a pot remains. I was told this is for safety reasons, however they could add in a replica for effect On top of this you only get to view the tombs through a glass door,in some cases it only offers a partial view of the tomb,especially if there's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Amazing what they have found in this area. Great for kids in high school learning about the classics and history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Small peaceful town about an hour from Rome that overlooks the sea and hills. The necropolis was very interesting an one can see why it is a UNESCO site. For this particular attraction hiring a tour guide is important unless you naturally know a lot about the Etruscans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have shifted my interests over the years from the big sites that everyone goes to see to those that are unique in some way and not overly crowded. Often, UNESCO world heritage sites fit this bill. Certainly, Tarquinia was worth the drive as one sees the windswept landscape where the tombs are found and then has an experience somewhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were on the MSC Divina and stopped at Civitavecchia (June 6). Instead of going into Rome (a bit of a hike), we decided to go by bus to Tarquinia to visit the Necropolis, the Museum and the town. This is a reasonably doable half a day or so trip as Tarquinia is only 30 minutes or so by bus,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Etruscan art is quite outstanding, but after going down the steps of more than half a dozen of the chambers, they did lose a bit of their appeal. Perhaps if we'd been a bit more knowlegable of Etruscan times the tombs would have held more interest, but we found the medieval town of far greater interest

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The Necropolis wasn't easy to find, but was worth the effort. A large number of tombs were open for inspection, many with good quality frescoes still to be seen, although it wasn't easy to get good photos as they were behind old and dirty glass.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

These tombs give an insight into the lives of this vanished people. It is quite a large site with a large number of tombs to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A fascinating look at the Etruscan necropolis just outside of Tarquinia. The outdoor museum is humble and a bit run down, yet is well run, and is just about to open some new improvements around the site. There are a few tombs that are off-limits, but the 18 or so that can be entered give you a good sense of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

When I visited the Necropolis I was astounded. Despite looking at decorations almost 3,000 years old, some of them looked so vivid and modern. Girls and men are painted in very natural and lively poses, colors are still vibrant and, despite being the chambers empty (many artifacts are in the Museum), you can imagine the richness and magnificence of the... More 

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Address: Strada Provinciale Monterozzi, 01016 Tarquinia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0766 856308
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Viterbo  >  Tarquinia
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

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