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Cimitero delle Fontanelle

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Address: Via Fontanelle 77, 80136, Naples, Italy
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+39 081 795 6160
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$189.61*
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Fontanelle Cemetery and Sanità District Private Tour
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$215.61*
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Esoteric Naples Walking Tour
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$91.01*
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Private Tour: Naples Walking Tour with Typical Lunch

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The place is widely publicized and is really good. Walking to there through the downtown is nice addition. Space beneath the surface is huge. If you saw the good films about it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is widely publicized and is really good. Walking to there through the downtown is nice addition. Space beneath the surface is huge. If you saw the good films about it, you may not go. But if you like to feel better the soul of the place - a must to see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Please read the story of the site before going. I didn't and was quite shocking! It's worth a 20 minutes walk in Rione Sanità, the heart of Naples.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

If you like old Italian churches that are crumbling away, skulls, bones, and shrines then this is a must for every macabre seeker of the dark. You will walk along a winding road, through a busy thoroughfare festooned with market stalls, streets strewn with rubbish and refuse, to wend your way to the bottle neck of an exceedingly long road.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

I was travelling with my 16 yr old son and I was a bit worried after reading some of the posts about the area and lack of directions. However after a very crowded Metro ride to Materdei station signposts guide you all the way to Cimitero Delle Fontanelle. My 16 yr old son found it very interesting as did I.

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Armeno, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I visited this place and I was surprised by its athmosphere that is special. Also its story is special. SUGGEST

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

A humbling and sobering visit but worth a visit. We made our own way their which was tricky as it is difficult to find and signposting isn't great. However a number of walking tours seen on route which was helpful. Young children may find it creepy so better for older children / teens if going with a family.

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Be sure to read up on the history of the cemetery before going. Im still pretty speachless about this place, what is there to say. It will make you think and reflect. Go there! Bring a trinket or coin to leave behind as a token of respect.

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Siggiewi, Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Although the area is not suitable for strolling around, the crypt is definitely worth a visit. Seeing all those bones pilled up without identity makes you feel very human and reflective.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Well, what can one say?! I did not know what to expect, but I loved the place. You won't spend hours there, but I think you will see something unique. After your visit, walk down to the old town to see real Naples and see some interesting sites such as the catacombe Di san gaudioso

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

If you can get past the whole bizarre concept of looking at piles of skulls and bones, it's definitely worth a visit. Free to enter, it's down (and then up) 139 steps from the Metro station.

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