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Rione Terra

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Recommended by our "Rough Guide to Naples". However the Tourist Information shop in Pozzuoli was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dawlish, United Kingdom
A must-visit if you are in Pozzuoli

This may be the best-kept secret in the Naples area. It's a city under a city under a city, which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The underground archaeological tour of Rione Terra is a journey in the ancient Roman colony, Puteoli , founded in 194 BC and soon became the commercial port of Rome. The course is located below the tuff rock overlooking the Gulf of Pozzuoli, between...more
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80078, Pozzuoli, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by our "Rough Guide to Naples". However the Tourist Information shop in Pozzuoli was closed with no opening times on window...but go up the hill to the big RED BUILDING just above where you can buy a ticket and have an English tour guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This may be the best-kept secret in the Naples area. It's a city under a city under a city, which we found even more fascinating than our visit to Pompeii. This site is only open on weekends and holidays, and there were very few other...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Pozzuoli is off ignored but really is a must-see when visiting Napoli or the Amalfi coast. So much to see and do. The Rione Terra museum and tour encapsulates much if what is means for a town to live 2000 years in one of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank K1277XUjohnm
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We were hesitant to join the only English tour of the day (1.30pm on a Saturday & Sunday, only days it is currently open), as we turned up about 10 minutes late for it, but were encouraged by the other staff to join and were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jenio820
Reviewed September 27, 2018

The old town of Pozzuoli :Streets and houses are mostly restored now, bright colours and nice little streets. Wonderful view on the sea and the town of Pozzuoli. Follow the signs to reach the Cathedral.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Came here from the Amphitheatre and had to ask several locals for directions. Right near the cathedral. The Tourist Information Office next door to the red and yellow building is where the super helpful Gemma booked my tour in English for 1.30 pm. Cost is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Was here during a business trip and had day off so did sightseeing. This place is very special and gives you a high knowledge about how the Greek and Roman inhabitants lived may years ago. I was especially amazed by the ancient bakery and cooking...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank jonasr156
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We had a guided tour, which was really interesten. Small group, perfect english speaking guide. The exhibition is really interesting and well done!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank martijnj2017
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, full of history and great view all round. But needs a bit more perhaps a little gift shop that sells coffee and such. Also the lower part was closed on our visit, for somehow. But plenty of potential to become a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TinoP3
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We visited the archaeological site with a passionate guide who made the visit even more interesting with numerous historical and cultural anecdotes. The excavation works and state of preservation are excellent and the itinerary is very well curated. Interesting for children as well since there...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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