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Address: Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy

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NOT FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO BE ENTERTAINED

If you can’t make it round here, then don’t go to Pompeii! The archaeological park is quite small and the entrance charge - which also includes a visit to the amphitheatre on the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2013
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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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Dwight, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was around the corner and a short walk from our hotel and was lovely especially in the evening light.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Nice city park and in the mid day I went to check out the birds, found a bench and quickly dropped off. Never felt as if someone would take advantage of me. Children play area is also within the park.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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67 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Parco archeologico provides an opportunity to take in some great views and relax from exploring Volterra. It has a pretty good children playground, invaluable for a diversion if you travel with a toddler or a primary-schooler. It also serves as an entry point to the etruscan acropolis, which we bypassed.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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157 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

If you can’t make it round here, then don’t go to Pompeii! The archaeological park is quite small and the entrance charge - which also includes a visit to the amphitheatre on the other side of town - reflects this. You can see the park through the wire fence if you don’t want to spend any money but you will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is spectacular and we hadn't known it was here. A fabulous amphitheatre and circus. It was the opposite side of town from our hotel and we came across it in the evening sunlight. Magic.

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lanex
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145 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Not much there really. We had a ticket from the Etrucscan Museum that got us in though. It takes 10 minutes. Use your time on something else in Volterra.

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Durham
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25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Open space and a place for children to play and to let off steam. You need imagination to see the archeologic implications of the work that is currently being done. Good views across the city.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

It takes 10 minutes to view and costs 3.5 euro pr person. Use your time on something else in Volterra.

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Seattle
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

There realy isn't much to see. But you get a combination ticket that gets you into the the theater as well.

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West Sussex
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180 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

There was no one else here when we visited and we were able to explore the site and put our imagination to use - so what was it like here, when....? Worth the walk up and a pleasant park at the top to sit and watch the world go by.

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