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Museo Civico La Citta Sotterranea

Via II Ciminia, 1, 53043, Chiusi, Italy
+39 0578 20915
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Underground history.......

Excellent tour with very good bilingual guide. The tour starts about ground and then goes... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
dudeski
,
weymouth
One of the best archeological places to visit in Chiusi

A fascinating trip in the underground etruscan and medieval old Chiusi. A well maintained path... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
enrico f
,
Parma, Italy
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The two main characteristics of the Underground museum, are the spring water lake situated at 25 m below the ground level and the Etruscan epigraphic collection which is the largest in the world with more than 500 urns and tiles.You will enjoy guided tours through an interesting millennial path unchanged over the years.
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11 Aug 2017
“Underground history.......”
19 Jul 2016
“One of the best archeological places to visit in Chiusi”
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Via II Ciminia, 1, 53043, Chiusi, Italy
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+39 0578 20915
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Excellent tour with very good bilingual guide. The tour starts about ground and then goes underground, some stairs. Well worth making the effort to find

Thank dudeski
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A fascinating trip in the underground etruscan and medieval old Chiusi. A well maintained path among antiques makes the visitor come back to very old times. The young lady who guided us was friendly and explained the history of Chiusi since the Etruscan era.

Thank enrico f
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Discover how deep underground, below the piazza in Chiusi there are narrow passages, canals, a huge water tank, mostly built after the Etruscans died out, but still fascinating. Bring a torch and suitable shoes (some paths may be quite wet).

Thank Diago_34
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Enjoy walking through tunnels that end up into a giant cistern once used for collecting rain water.An amazing feet for those times.

Thank Mauriziosimran
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I didn't imagine what you can see underground: an amazing and unusual tour discovering a lot about the Etruscan history, habits and life style

Thank francesca p
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is a little tricky to find as the entrance to the underground bit sends you off somewhere else, but eventually we found it and had a great time. The museum itself is a little dull and obviously aimed at school kids, but for 4...More

3  Thank Traitor101666
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We visited Chiusi today and went to find the underground museum. You have to go at set times for a tour. We were a bit early so went for a coffee at the excellent vaticano and came back at the right time to find a...More

3  Thank Stewartwwalton
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We have been to the underground city of Chiusi, this is amazing to walk in the long and cool caves and to feel the atmosphere of going back in time few thousands years back. You can read the Etruscan scripts on the tombs were they...More

1  Thank LaMucchia
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Very inexpensive and interesting. MY husband and I stopped in Chiusi on our way to our hotel in another part of Tuscany. This was a very cute town and beautiful to walk around. We stumbled upon this museum and for 2 euros was given a...More

Thank krstn425
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Not much is about this elusive, but powerful civilization that preceded the Roman Empire, but they left behind many tombs and artifacts. The best place to see this incredible piece of history is in Chiusi. Visit the museum which is centrally located in the centro...More

3  Thank ColleeninPiegaro
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