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Antichissima Citta di Sutri

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This lovely and relatively undiscovered Etruscan archeological site is just an hour from the Eternal City, which features an impressive amphitheatre, completely carved out of local tufa stone.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Cassia, 01015 Sutri, Italy
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Interesting, but I would say the caves in Matera are more interesting and better preserved. Still cool to walk past.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank grantiboo
Reviewed 19 October 2018

"Superbe" I recommend a visit to Sutri. You will discover an ancient culture, the Etruscan tombs, amphitheater, mitral, downtown area. Do not miss this important site if you are in the area, it is close to Rome

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gianna Maria C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Agree with everything written, just wanted to correct an earlier review - you can get here from Rome by bus (Cotral) which drops right outside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WhatAnnaDidNext
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Great necropolis, amazing to think that man carved tombs into the solid rock. Lots of musical nights in the amphitheatre from Pink Floyd to Opera. Walking through the nature walk you feel transported back in time. Would recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank thistlerose_13
Reviewed 6 August 2017

An assortment of ancient wonders here. A necropolis, and amphitheatre and a Middle Ages church with many fresco. You will need an appointment to be let into the church. There is a shop and cafe opposite where you can use the loo. This will probably...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Marco_the_Maltabus
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This archaeological park has a lot to offer of interest, with a long history to it. Originally an Etruscan burial area, it then came under control of the romans who built the amphitheatre and mithraeum (eastern god temple). When Christianity arrived the mithraeum was converted...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank fjane84
Reviewed 14 May 2017

frescoes were amazing in these volcanic caves which were originally used for pagan rituals -then converted to places of christian worship from 5th century ad

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank aughrane
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The Etruscan Necropolis are located within an archaeological part which include an anfitheatre and a temple to Mitras. The park is accessible only by private transportation (1hr from Rome) some of the tombs visible from the road. Parking is free and a ticket (€5 each)...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank LucyCarvalho
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We drove out to Sutri to see the living Nativity that was to take place in the park called Antichissima Citta di Sutri. These are actual caves and they were supposed to have created the living Nativity there complete with everyone in costume. Unfortunately, the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Along with the caves there is also historical reminders of a bygone age. A small amphitheatre and plenty of information to give you an insight int the Etruscan culture..

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bucketgob
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gamoses
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Response from MarinettaZ | Reviewed this property |
Con autobus da Roma parte da Saxarubra 35 minuti di viaggio
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28 June 2017|
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Yes, there is a park.
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