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One of the 4 sites of Aosta included in the very reasonably priced €7 collective ticket (along with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rubblegeek
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Mold, United Kingdom
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Eerily beautiful with a great video

This old underground criptoportico was beautiful, calm, eerie and happily free from other tourists... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Robynguy
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Melbourne, Australia
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The way leading to the Cryptoporticus is located in the garden on John XXIII square. It is a monumental building marking a sacred area for cult. It is a basement building with a series of windows. It was horseshoe-shaped and is formed by two...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Once you are underground here, there is not much to see. As noted by others, it is calm and eerie, but we preferred sitting in the garden.

Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the 4 sites of Aosta included in the very reasonably priced €7 collective ticket (along with the Roman theatre, archaeological museum and nearby church). On a hot day, this place is great just for its cooler temperature! However, architecturally, it is so impressive...More

Thank Rubblegeek
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This old underground criptoportico was beautiful, calm, eerie and happily free from other tourists so we could really feel the atmosphere, with beautiful music softly playing in the background. A very interesting and informative video was constantly playing at one end, rotating through different languages,...More

2  Thank Robynguy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Absolutely amazing. The underground romains of the roman forum. Extremely well renovated and very well kept up, like all the other sites we visited in Aosta. I recommend getting the ticket which includes the 4 major sites, for 7 euros.

Thank henryd795
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Imagine yourself here, almost 2000 years ago, in your town's public criptoportico, perhaps escaping the summer heat, as the bustle of activity in the Forum above you continued on... What a fascinating place. There's a very good video inside that is played in Italian, French...More

Thank momo-colorado
Reviewed 12 October 2017

fabulous .do start by viewing the excellent film at the end of the arcos (on your left once you are inside). att.vous devez avoir un billet qui n'est pas en vente on the spot.

Thank miche_eve
Reviewed 9 October 2017

You should end your visit to the 4 attractions, included in the single ticket at Aosta, right here. A Portico is basically a colonnade and a criptoportico is an underground colonnade. This is exactly that and it is beautiful, difficult to understand exactly why it...More

Thank Conram
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the 4 sites you can visit with your ticket for the Teatro Romano so represents great value for money. The entrance is just in front of Aosta cathedral but going down the steps into the cryptoporticus feels like you are entering...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Aosta was an important Roman city and the ruins amazed us. The criptoportico was a complete surprise and a beautiful, peaceful, surreal place. I had no idea that Aosta had such treasures -- and hope to return for a longer visit soon.

Thank Thelwell
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The snow was melting so we dicided to have a day in Aosta and we visited the Criptoporticus and theatre. We dont really do ruins or sites like this but this one was quite special. it helped that there was nobody there when we visited....More

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