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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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Underground city

Parking on the Piazzale dei Partigani automatically makes you taking the escalators to the city. When you do so, you pass the Rocca Paolina. These remains of the ancient city are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Parking on the Piazzale dei Partigani automatically makes you taking the escalators to the city. When you do so, you pass the Rocca Paolina. These remains of the ancient city are well kept and they give you the feeling you truly walk around in ancient times.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The city center of Perugia is just different from other places in the world, pleasant to walk in and with incredible buildings to see all around, the Rocca Paulina was truly the cherry on the pie. You can go into this place free of charge through the electric stairs on the right of the Peffetura di Perugia building which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I felt like a child in a playground! It's like feeling the Renaissance on your skin. What a pity it's been destroyed..

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Though parts of this underground attraction are not kept up, we were excited to see something different after touring many churches and squares throughout Umbria. You can breeze right through here on the escalators that take you to the old center of Perugia, but it's worth your time to explore the little nooks and crannies. My daughter enjoyed imagining certain... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Amazing underground town - could do with more information boards which would make it more informative, as we did not know enough about the people who lived there before the fortress was built above it. Great place to visit, particularly as it is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stumbled upon this wonder while searching for a shortcut from below piazza Italia to the upper side, and it was quite a surprise when we found such an incredible piece of architecture! It's incredible to see a castle built underground.. You have to see this...or if you're not interested at least you'll have a shortcut from the bottom to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a perfect mixture of ancient history and modern technology. Love the fact you can travel up and down the old city via a series of underground escalators. It is a wonder to see something so different. Explore the underground and imagine how life once was.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Hidden Jewel! Especially on a hot day ( keep it to when you need the cool down) and super exciting for kids who get bored from seeing the same scenery over and over. Walk all the way down to the piazza. enjoy the amazing view. look down for some circle glasses on the ground. (they are with lights at night).... More 

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

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

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

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