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Rocca Paolina

Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 572 8440
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Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 572 8440
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perugia is a breathtakingly beautiful city and this underground city adds to the majesty of the city. It was beautiful, interesting, and a welcome retreat from the hot, August sun.

Thank skigal79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, at first sight there is a huge tunnel below Perugia. It's important to know that Rocca Paolina was made by Pope Paolo III against perugini. He destroyed the palace of Baglioni family, to make his own castle and fortress. He saved Etruscan architecture, and...More

Thank Cecilia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a city below a city in Perugia. It is a very interesting site and you need to visit it when in Perugia

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating place under Piazza Italia. Many chambers and areas from different periods. A great video of the history of Perugia.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much that hasn’t been said about this, just go, amazing and fascinating, wandering through this city below a city. Plenty of written info or you can join a tour.

Thank RickyG48
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Incredibly interesting, spend an hour or so here and read about it's history, what a pope and his army can do

Thank cojotent
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Let your imagination run wild in the underground passages and rooms of the Rocca. We loved the little intro video that used the same walls as screens. It's a must see. The Rocca has left a lasting impression and certainly a highlight of our trip...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We parked at Piazza Partigiani just so we can take the escalators through Rocca Paulina to the old town. It's very impressive and the stone is so beautiful. We are glad we did it.

Thank Sheryl W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Surprising but in a good way. Really didn't expect much but was enthralled by the maze of caverns steeped in local history. Served by modern escalators! A must visit

Thank TheGoodFoodBoy
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a nifty of underground tunnels, with good historical descriptions, which is also clean and well-lit (and includes escalators that take you from convenient parking lots to the historical centre of Perugia). Highly recommend!

Thank viv_s_2004
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5 September 2017|
Response from holavie | Reviewed this property |
if your bus is coming into pian massiano then the mini metro tram is right there. if you have any spare time Menchetti is there for lovely coffee and pastries
Irveta S
10 August 2017|
Response from peppe s |
I think there are no problems is like to be in a building with large Rooms. It is not a catacomb. It is the first floor of a fortress spaces are large but with few windows.
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Irveta S
10 August 2017|
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Response from 753pavlina | Reviewed this property |
Not at all!Its very spacious and has very high ceilings!You should not miss it!