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Villa Romana e Antiquarium

Via Santa Lucia, Minori, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Minori
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A 'must see'. This is like a mini Pompei without all the tourist. There is no admission fee. We were the only 2 in the place and a gentleman at the Museum gave us a private guided tour. We were not hurried and he gave us the history and answered our questions. A nice couple of hours. Since there was... More 

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Tampa
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140 reviews 140 reviews
35 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

After a lovely day of touring the Amalfi Coast, our driver brought us to this town and we had a few moments to walk around. We stumbled upon this hidden gem! We were looking at it, deciding if we should wander the grounds, and a very kind woman came out of the office. She said "free entrance" and handed us... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

There is a small museum with a collection of Amphora and old coins. The villa itself has a pool with lots of goldfish, It looks as though it was more of a warehouse than a villa, but because my Italian is non existant I wasn't able to read much of the documentation

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As everything was written and explained in Italian - we couldn't understand a word. The site was right in front of our hotel - spent 5 minutes and left. Wish we spoke to language - would like to have know more! Care taker was friendly but poke very little italian...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Staff are friendly, It's free to enter, great if you like anything Roman and you can get some good images if you're into photography. P.S. they have information sheets in English.

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Villa Romana has only been properly excavated in the second half of the 20th Century. It was originally built in the first century at sea level but over the centuries had finished well below ground level. It has only been possible to rescue part of the structure because of past town developments. What remains gives a good idea of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Roman ruins here are fairly interesting but hardly any attention has been made to make the most of them, they look as if there is nobody looking after the site or trying to make the place interesting to tourists. It is free to view, and was situated behind our hotel, but if we had travelled to Minori especially for... More 

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Windsor, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's still being excavated, so it's exciting that they are finding new bits all the time. It's free! The locals are really proud of it and want tourists to come and see it.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This littel gem was only rediscovers in the 50's. It is free but for a small tip the guide is happy to point out some interesting wall art.

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Oakland, California
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50 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very interesting ruins, in quite good condition, right in the middle of residential Minori. Historically important - Tiberius was there. Definitely worth a visit.

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