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Cisternone Romano

Via della Torre | Nel Borgo di Castellone,da Piazza Sant'Erasmo proseguire fino a Piazzetta Sant'Anna., 04023 Formia, Italy
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Amazing underground cistern!

A little hard to find, but worth the effort. It's an amazing underground room of water with arches... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
DMoser78
Awesome Roman engineering

The Roman cisterns of Formia are a large network of underground and cavernous cisterns, once used... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2017
bambam2017
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
May 25, 2017
“Amazing underground cistern!”
Feb 19, 2017
“Awesome Roman engineering”
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Via della Torre | Nel Borgo di Castellone,da Piazza Sant'Erasmo proseguire fino a Piazzetta Sant'Anna., 04023 Formia, Italy
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

A little hard to find, but worth the effort. It's an amazing underground room of water with arches and columns.

Thank DMoser78
Reviewed February 19, 2017

The Roman cisterns of Formia are a large network of underground and cavernous cisterns, once used for the water supply for the Roman city that is now Formia. Perfectly preserved from the 1st century BC. A unique site, and not something you would find in...More

Thank bambam2017
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Apparently very beautiful but it was closed. It does not open the entire year, in December it is closed almost all the time, very bad, as it took us some time to find it, the location is hidden.

Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Quit difficult to find and not really suitable for young children. However it is an excellent example of a Roman cistern, whilst not as large as that in Istanbul, it I'd definitely well preserved and presented. English translation would have been helpful.

Thank PRD1954
Reviewed July 11, 2015

We wondered the back streets of Formia from the train station we walked down hill turned right under the bridge and up to a small piazza and tower on the left. About 10 mins. The stroll down through the hillside street was an experience itself,...More

1  Thank Snowdon123
Reviewed June 20, 2015

This place is amazing. From the street, just a closed entrance. We googled opening hours, weekends, 5-30 to 8-00pm. Buy tickets from the building,on the right, while facing the entrance. Our guide took us down the stairs, into an amazing place where water was stored,...More

3  Thank Patricia J
Reviewed April 24, 2015

If your ever in Formia please visit this landmark. Awesome. Me and my wife enjoyed this short visit back in history

Thank Earl W
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