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Complesso Monumentale San Lorenzo Maggiore - La Neapolis Sotterrata

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Historical Description When was Neapolis founded? It is not clear the specific date but archaeological studies show the late sixth - early fifth century BC. Initially were only inhabitants coming from the city of Cuma, then others settlers were also...more
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Piazza San Gaetano 316, 80138, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Nice tour to see the old city, if you are in the city and you like to see some history I would go for it. Astonishing!!!

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

My advice is to take a guided tour to really enjoy the whole experience that is available and the historical perspective that you get. Very interesting how the Italian Cities are like cakes with history piled on top of each layer.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Even after Pompei and herculanium a visit to this hidden city had some surprises. It's well worth doing the guided tour, it doent cost much extra.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dermot L
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I do love sites like San Lorenzo Maggiore where you can see layer upon layer how civilisations have left their marks for us to see. The archeologica site tells the story of Naples: first the Greeks, later the Romans- till the Macellum - the market...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pat_abroad
Reviewed 22 September 2018

An enjoyable and fascinating glimpse of ancient Roman Naples, this is certainly worth doing, and perhaps not as intimidating as the nearby tour of the ancient cistern complex. My guide's Italian accent was pretty heavy, and some struggled with this, but for €10 this was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a great 2 hours here. The market was overwhelmed by floods in the 5th century AD. And lay untouched, mud covered for over a 1,000 years. It was subsequently built upon by a monastery. Now uncovered and lovingly restored. Access down 15 feet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

It is very interesting to visit and learn more about the history of the city. The tour is well worth doing and one euro more for the guide is indispensable. Danilo were our guide and he was such an excellent guide. He explained the history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We have visited it in the beginning of July. It was a really good idea to do so. Our guide Danilo was proven to be extremely knowledgeable and lots of fun! Strongly recommend to anyone in the surroundings to book themselves a tour with him...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 184reginar
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

If your interested in social history take a guided tour around the hidden city. Recommend paying the extra euro for guided tour, we had English speaking tour guide who was very knowledgeable and made the tour so much more interesting. Really enjoyable, couple of hours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sammi41
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely robbed money; I couldn't understand this was not the place I was originally looking for, and the similarity with the name of "Napoli sotterranea" got myself in confusion. There is very little to be seen here, and the local guide is not always available....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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