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Museo Civico La citta sotterranea

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Address: Via Bassa Ciminia, 53043 Chiusi, Italy
Phone Number: +39057820915
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Description: The two main characteristics of the Underground museum, are the spring...
The two main characteristics of the Underground museum, are the spring water lake situated at 25 m below the ground level and the Etruscan epigraphic collection which is the largest in the world with more than 500 urns and tiles.You will enjoy guided tours through an interesting millennial path unchanged over the years.
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Fantastic underground view of Chiusi and Etruscan history

We visited Chiusi today and went to find the underground museum. You have to go at set times for a tour. We were a bit early so went for a coffee at the excellent vaticano and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2014
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We visited Chiusi today and went to find the underground museum. You have to go at set times for a tour. We were a bit early so went for a coffee at the excellent vaticano and came back at the right time to find a dozen Italians. The lovely lady your guide said it was ok to go and would... More 

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Cortona, Tuscany, Italy
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We have been to the underground city of Chiusi, this is amazing to walk in the long and cool caves and to feel the atmosphere of going back in time few thousands years back. You can read the Etruscan scripts on the tombs were they deposited the rests of the cremated bodies, the most common name for women was Tania... More 

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YONKERS
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Very inexpensive and interesting. MY husband and I stopped in Chiusi on our way to our hotel in another part of Tuscany. This was a very cute town and beautiful to walk around. We stumbled upon this museum and for 2 euros was given a private tour of the underground museum. Informative, but not worth a separate trip to the... More 

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Piegaro, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Not much is about this elusive, but powerful civilization that preceded the Roman Empire, but they left behind many tombs and artifacts. The best place to see this incredible piece of history is in Chiusi. Visit the museum which is centrally located in the centro storico and then ask for the key to visit the network of tombs just outside... More 

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