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Rocca Paolina

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Address: Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0755728440
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Interesting and amazing!

This place is really cool, the connection between past and present is really visible in here...art exhibitions, sculptures and history are all connected with beauty and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
monica c
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really cool, the connection between past and present is really visible in here...art exhibitions, sculptures and history are all connected with beauty and harmony...Rocca Paolina also connect the Old Town on the top of city to the down city of Perugia through escalators.

Thank monica c
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw the Rocca because we were traveling to the center of town on the escalator system. Its construction was very interesting, and it holds an important place in the city's history. Glad we were able to see it, even if we would not have been likely to seek it out on its own. Also featured some interesting art installations,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another incredible discovery! Cannot overstate how beautiful is this Umbrian Region. Quite and full of beautiful surprises in every corner. La Rocca Paolina is now a part of the city of Perugia preserved as in the middle age underground for the will of a drspotic Pope and now back to live for the will of the people of Perugia! It... More 

Thank stefano s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old etruscan city hollowed out from a rock. A lot of ancient dwelllings were preserved and currently are accessible to the public for view. Escalators allow you travel into the belly of the structure and also to go from the city centre to some other parts of the city.

Thank Tobechi N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle is very very old , it is said that it was built by a priest in ancient times to protect him and the citizens . very well preserved

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Cottonwood, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit late in the afternoon in the heat of the day because it is much cooler. Several ways to enter from above off the Mimi metro or off the escalator which brings you up and down from the merchant area below where the tour buses park. You can explore on your own-- not too much explanation in... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Going from down town Perugia up to the old city you climb the escalator which passes through unbelievable old walls and buildings . Look up the ceiling instead to the floor .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We had no idea this existed until we stumbled upon it. From the main square you can take a route through these old roman and medieval roads whhc are now entombed by the later centries of building work. The route is actally a way down to lower parts of the town and has escalators - so it's an effortless way... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Ardent fans of medieval roman history, check this place out. The cobbled unleveled pathways, dim light from the wall, maze like rooms, this is beautiful castle to explore! you should explore this beauty with history etched over the walls in every direction!

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Sarasota, Florida, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

It's hard to believe that modern-day Perugia is basically above a subterranean city. If you're walking into the city center, this is an important stop.

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