Cisternone

Cisternone, Albano Laziale: Address, Phone Number, Cisternone Reviews: 4.5/5

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Vitória V
Rome, Italy1 contribution
Aug 2021
I am Brazilian, studying in Rome. I went to the Castelli Romani zone to spend some days, and I felt very lucky for having met Angelo. He took me and some friends to historical sites of Albano (including the amazing Cisternone), and the visit couldn’t be better. He knows very well Albano and its history, explaining each site with passion and in a very accessible, yet precise way. Highly recommend a visit to Albano with him.
Written September 9, 2021
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Izabella2030
2 contributions
Aug 2019 • Friends
Amazing place! Unique in the world. With misterious athmospher. Thanks a lot to our fantastic guide Angelo Chiodo.
Written August 3, 2019
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nadia
italy23 contributions
Jun 2018 • Family
called and were received same day. when the gate to the cistern opened, we did not realize the magnitude of it from the top of the stairs, but like our guide said, we were lucky to find the cistern empty . usually it is filled with water but because of a damaged wall, it was emptied out. We were allowed to go down the steps (quite slippery so be careful with kids) and walk along the structure. from the bottom, the view is quite impressive, and it is only then that we were able to understand its magnitude. Overall, it was a great experience and we were lucky to have had the chance to see it.
Written June 18, 2018
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Grethe R
25 contributions
Jul 2017
You need to have an appointment from the Museum in Albano to be able to make a visit, but it is interesting and worth a visit!
Written June 6, 2018
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European Traveler
37 contributions
Jan 2018 • Solo
Very private one-on-one tour with the museum curator on the day I visited. Once the door was opened and I was allowed to descend the steep stairs to arrive in the cistern I felt as if I was transported back 2000 years. The architecture is amazing and he sheer size of the arches and entire structure is amazing. It's not just one cistern but rather three cisterns. There are 36 pillars that subjugate the various aisles. The plan is of a trapezoidal plan that is over 48 meters long. The cisterns were constructed in the 1st century AD and later used for the 2nd Legion Casterna.

I would recommend calling the museum (069323490) to arrange a tour. The cost of 10.50 Euros will enable you access not only to the Second Legion Museum but also the amphitheatre, the cisterns, and "The Rotonda". Not only great access to the sites but with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. Just know that they only speak Italian.
Written January 5, 2018
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