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Around the origin of our Catacombs much has been discussed, they were simpleburial and never were quarries or underground ways; the first note of the monumentis repeated since the death of St. Agrippino our bishop in the II century, when hisbody was...more
We heard about the place from a friend. We've got there and were amaized !
First of all, the place is handled and organized by privet people and not by the government. I can't understand why. Secondly, this is a muster piece of history. You...More
Having read about this in Departures Magazine and having been told by everyone to avoid Naples, I thought this would be an excellent way to make a visit to a city that probably too many people avoid.
This catacomb, and its treasured frescos are owned...More
Great to do on a hot day but quite a tiring uphill walk - better to take a bus if possible. Very comprehensive tour (there is a separate English tour) from knowledgeable guide. Ticket price also includes other catacomb sites and good idea to combine...More
Friendly office staff (we booked on line but missed our tour due to struggles with buses, and we were switched to the next tour with a smile). Cafe offered teenager friendly drinks and snacks. English or Italian language tours friendly informative and interesting. Well worth...More
You can only visit the catacombs on a guided tour and they are a long uphill walk from the centre of Naples but definitely worth the effort. Our tour guide was passionate about the significance of San Gennaro and conducted the tour of the catacombs...More
Really worth the visit here. The tour guides are knowledgeable and tell you a lot about the catacombs, and they explain everything in good detail. It is very cool inside and a good way to escape the heat. There are no bones but you can...More
We turned up half an hour early with tickets purchased from the website. Vouchers sent through via email in Italian and downloaded onto phone with barcode showing. At 10am we joined the group at the ticket entrance and heard we would be split into an...More
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thank you so much for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you had trouble with the online tickets. It is a new purchase option, developed with a partner organization, that was introduced recently, and therefore needs to be customized and refined.Thanks...More
So worth it.learned a ton and these people have created these jobs for themselves! They will explain at the end of the tour but essentially the catacombs are there but it took a hearty effort by the staff to learn and build the tourism of...More
We escaped the summer heat, heading underground for this very interesting tour with a charming guide who spoke very good English. There are no skeletons as these were all removed to the cemetery by Napoleon, so it’s just the chambers and history. My children found...More