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VERY COOLING

Went on a Really hot day , and was told by some of the people on our tour group about these... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
DENISE W
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Southport, United Kingdom
Fascinating

Just pop through an arch at the harbour between two restaurants and you start on the upward... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
Ian G
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just happen to fall on this place while walking, kind of strange place but after talking to people, we better understood the historical significance of this street. Not sure I would have made a detour to see it but happy we did.

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

It is a quick walk through these tunnels and not much to rave about, just nice to see. some people have spray painted things on the walls which spoils it a bit.

Thank Pierre J
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Went on a Really hot day , and was told by some of the people on our tour group about these underground streets , sounded just our thing , and it was ! Would love to have turned back time to see what happened in...More

Thank DENISE W
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Hidden below main street of the old town is a street that has a barrel vaulted roof with doors off on left and right but entirely below ground perfectly safe and, I think, unique

1  Thank michael v
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

One can only imagine the interesting history of this place. Because there is no information there to bring it to life. It is easy to get to and worth doing for the 5 minutes it takes to say you have seen it.

1  Thank Iain F
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Classic mediterranean harbour town back alley with tunnel beneath the buildings ! These towns were built on hillsides with space at a premium .

Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Just pop through an arch at the harbour between two restaurants and you start on the upward journey. Travel up and you will find cross streets. The top of which has the local shops.

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I am not disputing the historical significance of Rue Obscure and it is different but should not be a listed as an attraction.

Thank bellasusanna
Reviewed April 4, 2018

If you are ever in or near Villefranche, go downto the harbor and check out this obscure little historic street under the buildings. It will remind you of Pirates of the Carribeanat Disneyland! While you are there, check out the many other things like the...More

1  Thank Kary C
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice walk in Villefranche sur mer to see this old street and also the rest of the old town. Not far from the beaches.

Thank Rickard S
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