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A must see! Make sure you call and ask about scheduled visits. Can not visit on your own, will get... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2019
silvia c
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Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Fermo Visit

Visited Fermo by car and wow parking was interesting. Made it to the tourist Centre and bought the... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2019
rodneyc692
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Hobart, Australia
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The roman cisterns have been builted in the 1st century after Christ by the roman colony Firmum Picenum to storage potable water for the town. 30 rooms divided in 3 lines per 2.200 square metres
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

A must see! Make sure you call and ask about scheduled visits. Can not visit on your own, will get lost!

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank silvia c
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Visited Fermo by car and wow parking was interesting. Made it to the tourist Centre and bought the tickets for five attractions. The Roman cisterns was really excellent and I am so pleased that we had a tour guide. The cisterns were extraordinary in their...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

You need a guide. The reservoirs are impressively large, in good condition but naturally damp. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

Below the streets of Fermo exists an amazing example of Roman engineering and their incredible ingenuity .... water was a top priority in any of the settlements they created and this is another example of how water from rain and natural springs was stored, filtered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MuseiFermo, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Roman Cisterns, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

Dear, thank you very much for your splendid words!

Reviewed June 11, 2018

I highly recommend taking this tour and seeing how the Romans lived 2000 years ago. The tour guides are friendly and patient. They have English brochures to help while taking the tour. Extremely informative.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank jsingleton100
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We took an afternoon tour with another couple. The tanks are an incredible example of the building skills present at the time of construction. The guide was very friendly, spoke excellent English and had a very high level of knowledge of history of both the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank DKCapes1965
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Fermo is an ancient Roman city and it has history written all over it. The Roman Tanks (Cisterne Romane) are an unmissable stop, very much recommended, and very interesting. The price is very accessible and the guides are friendly and know what they're talking about....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Giulia L
Reviewed July 31, 2017

This remarkable underground complex is arranged in a rectangular layout subdivided into 30 rooms in 3 parallel rows and was built at the end of the first century BC to supply the city with drinking water. Incredibly it was still being used in the 1980's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank ge0rgiana
Reviewed September 23, 2016

The cisterns are among the largest in the world and only a trace of larger engineering feats. But as a physical experience, there just is not all that much to see. Having a knowledgable guide in your native language explain their technical workings or reading...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Biernacki
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Amazing large and well preserved old Roman cisterns. This is a guided visit in both Italian and English. An added advantage - the inside temperature is a cool 14 degrees C, while outside it hovers around 30 degrees C.....

Date of experience: August 2016
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