Naples Underground Entrance Ticket

Naples Underground Entrance Ticket
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$11.76
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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Description

Forty meters below the characteristic and lively streets of the historic center of Naples, you find a different world. Isolated by time, unexplored until recently, but deeply connected with the current world above. It’s the heart of Naples, and the place from which the city was born. To visit it is to travel 2,400 years in the past. Every historic epic, from the foundation of Neopolis, to the bombs of WWII, has left it’s mark on the walls of the yellow tufa stone, the soul of Naples, the stone with which the city was built. Come, join this magical 2.5 hour journey back in time.

Entrance ticket to the Naples Underground, a map with the entrance point is shown in the page. Travelling back in time, you'll descend flights of stairs in and emerge into the honeycombed underground, with its haunting and mysterious history.

Descending approximately 40 meters below ground, you'll witness a few of the tuffaceous cavities, excavated in the 4th century, and used as cisterns for the water supply of the city for approximately 23 centuries. The environment is spacious and illuminated, except for a short segment where the tour is optional, but full of charm as each person is given a candle to light their own path. The walking surface is smooth and straight. You will visit the air raid shelters from the Second World War too, the War Museum and the Hypogeum Gardens, as well as the Greek-Roman Aqueduct. This part of the tour will last approximately 1-hour.

You'll also visit in the remains of the ancient Roman Theater of Neapolis by entering through a typical Neapolitan house at ground floor. The emperor Nero kept a private dressing room here, for when he performed his shows in Naples. This part of your visit will last approximately 20-minutes.

Forty meters below the characteristic and lively streets of the historic center of Naples, you find a different world. Isolated by time, unexplored until recently, but deeply connected with the current world above. It’s the heart of Naples, and the place from which the city was born. To visit it is to travel 2,400 years in the past. Every historic epic, from the foundation of Neopolis, to the bombs of WWII, has left it’s mark on the walls of the yellow tufa stone, the soul of Naples, the stone with which the city was built. Come, join this magical 2.5 hour journey back in time.