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A fascinating view of Roman ingenuity

Below the streets of Fermo exists an amazing example of Roman engineering and their incredible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montelparo, Italy
Entertaining and informative tour

I highly recommend taking this tour and seeing how the Romans lived 2000 years ago. The tour guides... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Fermo, Italy
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The roman cisterns have been builted in the 1st century after Christ by the roman colony Firmum Picenum to storage potable water for the town. 30 rooms divided in 3 lines per 2.200 square metres
Via degli Aceti, Fermo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Below the streets of Fermo exists an amazing example of Roman engineering and their incredible ingenuity .... water was a top priority in any of the settlements they created and this is another example of how water from rain and natural springs was stored, filtered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I highly recommend taking this tour and seeing how the Romans lived 2000 years ago. The tour guides are friendly and patient. They have English brochures to help while taking the tour. Extremely informative.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank jsingleton100
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We took an afternoon tour with another couple. The tanks are an incredible example of the building skills present at the time of construction. The guide was very friendly, spoke excellent English and had a very high level of knowledge of history of both the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank DKCapes1965
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Fermo is an ancient Roman city and it has history written all over it. The Roman Tanks (Cisterne Romane) are an unmissable stop, very much recommended, and very interesting. The price is very accessible and the guides are friendly and know what they're talking about....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Giulia L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This remarkable underground complex is arranged in a rectangular layout subdivided into 30 rooms in 3 parallel rows and was built at the end of the first century BC to supply the city with drinking water. Incredibly it was still being used in the 1980's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank ge0rgiana
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The cisterns are among the largest in the world and only a trace of larger engineering feats. But as a physical experience, there just is not all that much to see. Having a knowledgable guide in your native language explain their technical workings or reading...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Amazing large and well preserved old Roman cisterns. This is a guided visit in both Italian and English. An added advantage - the inside temperature is a cool 14 degrees C, while outside it hovers around 30 degrees C.....

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Biggest Roman Tanks are in Fermo, and them are amazing! Very interesting history of this Tanks and tourist guides are friendly. I suggest them at all... will be a great experience!

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank marianluzi98
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Fremo above ground is good but below its remarkable, The Roman water storage systems is remarkable both for its design ( no water stagnation) the brickwork used and the application of concrete. It's simply a must miss visit .

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Michaelmontel
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

It is absolutely incredible what even the smallest italian towns may hide in their heart. After almost two thousands years this masonry masterpiece is still preserved. The water supplied from here was used not just by the population, but probably was a water provisons for...More

1  Thank Micheal Z
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