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Amazing Roman Cemetery

When we booked this we hadn't realised we would be going underground. The archaeological site is... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Anne R
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Essex
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Worth every penny

We had to book the visit to this museum, since we were visiting the Vatican city we thought of... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
prabhavmusaddi89
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

When we booked this we hadn't realised we would be going underground. The archaeological site is located underneath the car parks. This site is not ventilated and we visited during the August heatwave - 90% humidity and very very hot. Despite the discomfort it was...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We had to book the visit to this museum, since we were visiting the Vatican city we thought of doing this, having heard so much about it and loved it inside.

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Reviewed December 3, 2015

Most people who read this review are probably looking for the SCAVI tour, which is different. Be careful! We did this tour by accident! With that being said, this tour was awesome and we were not disappointed in any way. You get to tour the...More

4  Thank john_chrysostom
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We booked this tour months in advance, but there were no clear instructions as to where to meet the group. We have taken the scavi tour of the grave-sites under St. Peter's Basilica, so that is where we thought we needed to be. We got...More

6  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Must book well in advance on the Vatican website as there are very limited positions in tours throughout the day. Tour takes you outside the Vatican Museum to go underground to view pagan and early Christian tombs. Preservation and archaeological work is still ongoing and...More

1  Thank graymar6
Reviewed July 29, 2015

You should be very lucky to see this. Reservation is required, but there are limited spaces, so be prepared and hurry.

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Reviewed July 5, 2015

We found this through the vatican website. We didn't realize there were two necropolis tours, so we thought we were going to the one with St. Peter's bones, and we weren't the only ones on our your to think that. But regardless of that we...More

2  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were very lucky to find and do this tour. I found it when i was looking through the Vatican official website. You must reserve the tour through sending an email to: visiteguidategruppi.musei@scv.va. Although they didn't require us to pay immediately, we paid for the...More

9  Thank amreltouny
Reviewed February 28, 2014

Expanded and reopened to the public in December 2013, this tour (booked through the Vatican Museums) takes you to the amazing Roman necropolis found under a parking lot in the Vatican along what was once the ancient road, Via Triumphalis. The tombs and burials are...More

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