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Fantastic visit, worth the trip!

This paradise hidden behind a big long dark tunnel is definitely worth a visit in the... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2014
cdecapitani
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Brussels, Belgium
What a place to visit

Have just been to this unknown little gem near Naples and what a delight. Well preserved ruins and... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2014
Ann R
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Castel Volturno, Italy
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Pausilypon was the Villa d’otium build by roman knight Publio Vedio Pollio. When Pollio died (15 b.C.) it was given in legacy to the emperor Augustus, becoming an official imperial estate. It is located in one of the most fascinating places in...more
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Posillipo | Grotta di Seiano, 80123, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

This paradise hidden behind a big long dark tunnel is definitely worth a visit in the Spring/Summer. We enjoyed the guide's thorough explanations, the wonderful weather and the incredible view! The park is located a little far away from the center of Naples BUT, if...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank cdecapitani
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Have just been to this unknown little gem near Naples and what a delight. Well preserved ruins and fantastic views of the bay of Naples. Would highly recommend a visit to this site shame that they do not advertise it but so worth going to...More

Date of experience: February 2014
4  Thank Ann R
Reviewed 19 January 2014

I would recommend going to this museum after you have been to Pompeii and Herculaneaum. We saw frescoes on some of the ruins in Pompeii and mosaics but these paled in comparison with what was on display in this museum. These were taken out of...More

Date of experience: April 2013
6  Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Roman ruines and breathtaking views over the gulf of Naples and the island of Nisida, at the end of a 700m pedestrian tunnel. You can't miss it if you are in the Naples area. Additional suggestion: after the visit a 10-min drive to Pozzuoli, to...More

Date of experience: December 2013
8  Thank aldo_papa
Reviewed 9 November 2013

This was to be the highlight of our stay in Naples. Emailed in advance for a guide and boat tour on 2nd November to be told the boat stopped in October. Rescheduled to visit in October but found booking the tour difficult over the telephone....More

Date of experience: October 2013
7  Thank EnFamile
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Since many of the artifact from Pompeii are here, it was an important first stop. The museum is not as well organized as I would have like, but one guide in particular was very helpful even taking us behind a closed door to see some...More

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank evansemery1117
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

Very Enjoyable tour. Our guide was well versed on the history of the site and gave us lots of time for photos and questions. Not recommended for mobility challeneged but fantastic otherwise.

4  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Our private tour guide was wonderful and it was amazing to finally see the site we had heard about since we were kids- quite a large place and interesting. A bit hard to walk on some of the paths, as the stones were big and...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank starsky18
Reviewed 25 July 2013

is a bit difficult to reach but is a very suggestive place with a delightful atmosphere and flavor of previous lives history, secrets and mysteries. do not miss it if you are going to naples, in the summer hosts interesting concerts.

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank twiggy1982
Reviewed 26 June 2013

escape the summer heat of naples at this interesting, fun, manageable, & glorious setting. stand onstage of the theaters augustus saw plays in - it was one of his favorite summer getaways. a sequestered site accessed thru an 800 meter grotto with an incredible view...More

Date of experience: June 2013
8  Thank jwojda
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SnorkelGirl07
9 July 2018|
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Response from Patti R |
I don't know about Pausilypon as we didn't have time to get there but this is the link for the boat, it's 10 euros. Trip advisor won't let me post a link so google baiasommersa and it'll come up. It's in Italian not English.
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Patti R
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Response from Paola M | Property representative |
Hello, you can take train "cumana" and get off at "Mostra" station. Then, from "Piazzale Tecchio" take the bus C1 and get off at "Grotta di Seiano" stop. In this period we do guided tour from Tuesdt to Friday at 12, Saturday... More
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