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Rocca Paolina

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Address: Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0755728440
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Mysterious stones galleries with modern escalators

Like going down in a metro through escalator, but you find yourself in a series of dark corridors and vaults, where there are often some art expositions. Well worth a walk there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Like going down in a metro through escalator, but you find yourself in a series of dark corridors and vaults, where there are often some art expositions. Well worth a walk there. It's also nice and fresh in the hot summer, and effort-free, thanks to the elevators.

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Rome
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

is the best way to get up to the historical site of the town walking through a very impressive ambience of many centuries ago. It is also possible to come across exhibitions by different artists.

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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

On our first visit to Perugia, we arrived at the Sant'Anna Station and began to walk to the old town by using the escalators. The escalators take you through the lower sections of the Rocca. Definitely medieval. A pleasant surprise to start of our visit to Perugia, a beautiful medieval town.

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Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was in Perugia on a cold, rainy December day and stumbled across some of the ruins of this old fortress. Essentially, from what i could grasp, there was a large fortress on the site but it was torn down and only the substructure remains. The streets that exist on the old site and the view from the walls, as... More 

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

it s like going back to the past at the middle age and walk through the old town of Perugia.... like in a film

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stumbled upon this and we enjoyed it very much. It seemed that we had missed an exhibit that had be going on but there were some artful eggs we enjoyed.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great place to explore. Lovely and cool after a hot stroll around the sights. If you park your car in the parking Euopa, the underground car park. You can then take the set of escalators right up to the top of the old town near the November 4th piazza. Near by the Brufani Hotel has the most beautiful views to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A Medieval fortress built by Pope Paul III, the fortress or Rocca stands just below the Piazza Italia and is beautifully kept. Gives a fair idea of how a medieval fort was.

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We found this by accident by going down the escalator by our Hotel which is above it...we first noticed it by walking in the park above ground at night. There are lit areas on the ground in the shape of a circle thats when we notice the underground of what seemed to be another Ancient town....Then the next day we... More 

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Varkaus, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I do not know what I expected, but I'm certainly not this. Beautiful , labyrinthine alleys in the old fortress , with no more info . Empty space nicely and well cared for . A few cannon or a statue here and there. In the end, slidingstairs to the old town. Wasn`t disoppointment, but nothing so special I waited.

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Address: Address: Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0755728440
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Perugia

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