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Address: Terminal Gianicolo | Street Urban VIII 16, 00165 Rome, Italy
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We took the archeobus on our last day in Rome, The commentary was rubbish and minimal. Fortunately we had visited all the places already, we would have been extremely disappointed... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Wish we had read the reviews in advance, audio was very broken and not very informative and we were sold a joint ticket for the open bus and archeobus but were then told the archeobus no longer exists! There is also very few stops so it was quite a walk to many locations. Go with any other tour bus

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Archeobus is not so bad as one would think while reading the other reviews. It is relative small bus with limited seats. Getting off at a stop always brings the risk of encountering a next bus with no seats felt, meaning you have to wait for another half hour (and not being sure to get on) due to their... More 

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

So many problems: The website said there was a special for Oct. for 16 euro for 24 hrs -wrong! The kiosk wouldn't honor that price. The earbuds didn't work on any of the buses we rode. At one stop we waited 45 min. for a bus. The street was so crowded with unhappy people that the rep took off and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Visited Rome 10/4/2014 - 10/6/2014. 110 does not appear to manage the number of available buses to support the number of tickets sold. While they advertise a bus every 10 minutes, what they don't mention is more often than not, the bus is full forcing riders to wait (upwards of 40 minutes) for a bus with seats. This is a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

24-hour ticket on hop-on hop-off -bus in Rome. There is a few problems in Rome which, I assume, all the open busses share. The streets are narrow with a lot (!) of traffic. Also there are interesting sites everywhere - an embarrassment of riches. That's a huge challenge for route planning. Many has critized these busses. I suppose many problems... More 

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london
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We took the archeobus on our last day in Rome, The commentary was rubbish and minimal. Fortunately we had visited all the places already, we would have been extremely disappointed if this was our introduction to Rome

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Nissan-lez-Enserune, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Total exhausting waste of time. We tried to catch the bus at the Colosseum and after waiting15 minutes, a bus appeared. It was full and we had to wait another 45 minutes -- no place to sit. We waited, and about an hour later, the next bus aarrived. She said it was full, but I saw two seats and said... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Long long waits. Rude staff. Indian touts around colosseum seemed convincing until I purchased my ticket. English commentary rather poor. Other services have more buses.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Apart from the obvious route which covers some key sights ....albeit parking some distance from them.... this bus tour is fairly low standard. Often the audio didn't work at all....when it did there was interference noise. The driving is APPALLING. On one of several bad braking instances my husband was thrown forward and gashed his face. He wouldn't complain because... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We should've realized from the beginning that this bus service would be a terrible experience. First off, the ticket salesmen are the rudest, pushiest, snobbiest people you may ever encounter. You would think that the high level of competition among bus companies would require friendly salespeople, but this is not the case. The staff was literally yelling at us, rushing... More 

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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