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Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo

Piazza Duomo, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 450801
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Shortcut from Piazza Duomo to Sea front

I was a bit dubious about paying €5 per person to walk through a tunnel. While the story and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ultan B
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Very interesting archeologically and artistically

We stumbled across this site on our initial wander around Siracusa . Being early afternoon. the... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
Bathurst, Australia
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Piazza Duomo, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 450801

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit dubious about paying €5 per person to walk through a tunnel. While the story and exhibition was interesting with insights into the history of Ortigia It is over priced.

Thank Ultan B
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We stumbled across this site on our initial wander around Siracusa . Being early afternoon. the streets were quite crowded with visitors and the day was hot. The tunnels were, by contrast, quiet and cool.. Many displays relating to historical Syracuse, including a poignant photograph...More

Thank brandlyn
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Tunnels - old (and in some places new). Poor signboards. Many illuminated areas have broken lighting so can not be appreciated. There is some random collection of old theater sets down in the tunnels as an exhibition - but with no explanation in English. All...More

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed August 28, 2016

The Ipogei di Piazza del Duomo consisits of tunnels and is entered near the garden of the Archbishop’s Palace in Piazza del Duomo and exits on Foro Vittorio Emanuele II, (commonly referred to as Foro Italico) which is on the sea front, virtually in a...More

2  Thank KTGP
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Under the duomo in the tunnels that were used diring the war but have a history much older. Strongly suggest a guided tour as no English on the written displays and when Imoverheard part of a tour, the guide was saying things that weren't even...More

1  Thank Tracey M
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Near the Duomo, there is an exhibition which in fact is nothing more than an underground tunnel with some old Greek artifacts, and pictures on the wall of World War ll bomb shelter facilities which this place was used. For €10 the unguided tour was...More

Thank stephenjason
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The caverns themselves were interesting but for the Greek theatre info it was all in Italian. I kept wondering why it was down here - do these caverns have something to do with Greek theatre. There were a couple of info signs in English about...More

1  Thank usacobbler
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Next to the Duomo it is an interesting network of tunnels and caverns , centuries old and also used as ARP shelter during WW11. There is an exhibition of Greek Theatre costumes and history in Syracuse, so for a small entrance fee it is good...More

Thank N55tony
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Walked through the tunnels and excavations. Entry is in the Piazza Duomo but the exit is way down in the harbour. Whilst I Capisco Italian there is only one banner in English. It was enjoyable but could be so much better with a little thought...More

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed May 16, 2016

When visiting the Duomo I was ask if I wanting to visit the underground remain of the roman street and house It isn’t big but very interesting and the lady at the door will explain and answer any questions you may have. A little printed...More

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