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Villa Jovis

Via Tiberio, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 0381
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4-Day Small Group Tour: Rome to Amalfi Coast
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Perched on the top of Mount Tiberio, at more than 1,200 feet above sea level, are the ruins of Capri's largest and most lavish Roman villa.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“capri town” (39 reviews)
“roman emperor” (12 reviews)
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Via Tiberio, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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+39 081 837 0381
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Reviewed yesterday

Whilst the walk to Villa Jovis is pleasant enough and gives you some excercise after all the eating and drinking, the ruins themselves are a huge disappointment. The site is full of rubbish, grass grows all over and there is zero maintenance or effort to...More

Thank kuede
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a former Roman emperor's Palace. Tiberius felt to threatened in Rome so move his headquarters here. From what remains, one can make out the various living areas and the store rooms. The signposting clearly describes what one is seeing but there are...More

Thank Thomas L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as part of a ships tour and our group had the misfortune of being brought to this restaurant. After being seated we had 2 large bottles of water at our groups table. They were finished within minutes, as it was hot out, and...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I walked to the Villa Jovis to get out of the crowds of Capri. The walk is fine if you are in decent shape. There is a place called Bar Lindos di Gagiulo Daniele that is a good stopping spot about ten...More

Thank SteveBrody
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took us 30 minutes to walk up to Villa Jovis at a fair pace from the town centre - largely uphill. The ruins really give you an idea of the opulent living quarters that must have existed all those years ago. While clearly ruins...More

Thank Timart126
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Depending on how quickly you walk it takes 40 minutes to a hour to walk here from the town. The route is easy walking, although steep in some parts. You start by walking through the shops, pausing to look at the very expensive things, but...More

2  Thank McPidd
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

To arrive to this very well preserved Roman villa you need to walk a long while from Capri and always uphill so it is very hard work specially in the heat but it is really worthy, well preserved villa, fantastic views and smothered good news...More

Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite things we did while visiting Capri. Beautiful old ruins at the top of a hill. Crazy to imagine the history and events that took place here. I would only recommend with audio guide, otherwise, you wouldn’t know what you’re...More

1  Thank Cbo12345
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Well.... walked up past rather tired, poorly looked after villas. There are two potential places to visit- villa Lyris which was closed and villa Jovis which was closed. And just before the gate of the villa Jovis a local ( private enterprise) had opened a...More

Thank 1956CLARKE1967
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

(English review written below.) Diciamo che tanti hanno già scritto riguardo la pessima cura di questo sito meraviglioso ma detto questo cmq merita una visita... la vista è unica e spettacolare. Lasciate abbastanza tempo per fare la salita e controllate bene sulla mappa l’indicazioni. State...More

Thank Jvave
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Dana A
April 7, 2018|
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Response from FrancesTina | Reviewed this property |
No, only on a bicycle or motor bike. The road is very narrow.
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Liliana A
September 28, 2016|
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Response from Cady S | Reviewed this property |
Mostly without cars but on occasion on the way up, it's a mix of sidewalks and streets. And as you'll find out, some large sidewalks are actually roads for tiny cars and motorcycles. Having said that, we saw maybe 5 cars and... More
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