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Via Fontanelle 80, 80136, Naples, Italy
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All reviews free entry bones stacked metro station final resting place free attraction interesting place follow the signs worth a visit unique experience san gennaro spanish quarter cemetery cave thousands skull bites death
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is actually a very good cemetery even though it can be better organized. I think one hour is fairly enough there. PS: It's not really somewhere kids friendly :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charbel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident. Omg how fascinating and interesting. Free entry always a bonus. Worth a quick visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ali B
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We visited the cemetery after seeing the Catacombes of San Gennaro and San Gaudioso. Visiting the catacombs first does give more relevance to the Fontanelle Cemetery. The place itself is quite amazing, a huge area cut out of the tuff rock that makes up so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Situated to the north west of the ancient centre, this cemetery is within walking distance (just) and is a really worthwhile excursion as long as you don't mind the odd 40,000 skeletons neatly piled around a former quarry. Originally this was well outside the city...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scud56
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Cementary in the cave, not as in Palermo but easy to access. Entrance is free - be careful there is always someone with tickets in hand but basically IT IS FREE you do not have to pay.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Something unusual but very interesting. It’s free but I would have been happy to have paid entry. There are little signs dotted about with snippets information. I would recommend visiting the catacombs di san Gennaro on the same day too (this is where a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The bones and the cave are a sight to see but we are two healthy adults and got a cough and blocked nose in 30 mins.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EsaPyykola
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

One of the few places in Naples that was not closed during 10-28th August. It is free and definitely worth the trip. Crazy Italian death Cultus with skulls and figurines and wishes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ulrike M
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

It takes a little bit of effort to get here from the cruise terminal....but it is so worth the visit. Lovely underground crypt and lots of skulls and lots of historical info.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IndySig
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It's astonishing. Right in the heart of the city, you can find this hidden, spectacular gem. I felt as death is just part of life, and I went out completely drain from negativity. The place is very clean. I would suggest putting more explanations of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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25 April 2018|
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Response from Carl D | Reviewed this property |
No, you will need to catch a bus and walk. Would suggest visiting Catacombs of Naples first, leave them by the rear entrance then 10 mins to the Catacombs of Saint Gaudiosus. from there it is about a 15-20 min walk to the... More
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Response from riff-raffkind | Reviewed this property |
I assume you can google it. It is bit hard to find as the streets are more chaotic there. It took me a couple of back and forth. Well worth it, though!