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A few moments back in time

We came across this covered street quite by accident as we were wandering. A small sign catching... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vcela
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Antibes, France
VERY COOLING

Went on a Really hot day , and was told by some of the people on our tour group about these... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
DENISE W
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Southport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this covered street quite by accident as we were wandering. A small sign catching our attention and causing us to divert; coming out at the top we saw no signs, so it can be easily missed. We are glad we did venture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vcela
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The rue is ancient and worth having a quick look at. Much of it appears to be in original condition except they have put some mesh stuff across the ceiling to prevent the little bits of debris from falling off the ceiling. Fascinating if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Just happen to fall on this place while walking, kind of strange place but after talking to people, we better understood the historical significance of this street. Not sure I would have made a detour to see it but happy we did.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dtrottier2
Reviewed 29 August 2018

It is a quick walk through these tunnels and not much to rave about, just nice to see. some people have spray painted things on the walls which spoils it a bit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pierre J
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Went on a Really hot day , and was told by some of the people on our tour group about these underground streets , sounded just our thing , and it was ! Would love to have turned back time to see what happened in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DENISE W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Hidden below main street of the old town is a street that has a barrel vaulted roof with doors off on left and right but entirely below ground perfectly safe and, I think, unique

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank michael v
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

One can only imagine the interesting history of this place. Because there is no information there to bring it to life. It is easy to get to and worth doing for the 5 minutes it takes to say you have seen it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Iain F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Classic mediterranean harbour town back alley with tunnel beneath the buildings ! These towns were built on hillsides with space at a premium .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Just pop through an arch at the harbour between two restaurants and you start on the upward journey. Travel up and you will find cross streets. The top of which has the local shops.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank IanG762
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I am not disputing the historical significance of Rue Obscure and it is different but should not be a listed as an attraction.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bellasusanna
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