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Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica

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Address: Via Argento 3, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
Phone Number: +39 334 263 1998
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The archaeological site CRIPTA ROMANICA is an extraordinary place: 4,500...

The archaeological site CRIPTA ROMANICA is an extraordinary place: 4,500 years of history can be touched within its walls! Romanesque sculpural remains, Gothic artworks, and Renaissance beauties can all be admired as well as ancient tombs and greek pottery. The apse of the Romanesque crypt built in the 12th century is still there to tell us the fascinating story of Bishop Romualdo's temple destroyed in 1742.

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Interesting look into the history of Monopoli

When we visited the place it was off season, therefore access was from 18.00 to 20.00 on Thursdays. Ticket was 2€ for adults, kids went in for free. The Roman crypt is found in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
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Horsens, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

When we visited the place it was off season, therefore access was from 18.00 to 20.00 on Thursdays. Ticket was 2€ for adults, kids went in for free. The Roman crypt is found in the south-east corner of the cathedral, almost under the bell-tower. In the crypt you can see the remains of previous buildings on the site, dating back... More 

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Pietre Vive M, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback and for sharing with us your expericence at the museum. We are glad you and your family found your visit interesting (sorry for the spooky statues, we usually inform our visitors during our guided tours!). We are glad to inform you that the excavation work is almost finished, so we will be able... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The guide provided a detailed explanation of the crypt and its evolution over time. The site is not suitable for persons with a disability.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

We stayed near Monopoli for our Xmas holidays and decided to visit the town. The cathedral has quite simple exterior but is very rich decorated inside!!!! Really breathtaking!

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pietre_vive, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Greetings from Monopoli! More 

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