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Viterbo Underground

Piazza della Morte 1, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
+39 0761 220851
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Short, but interesting.

The names of the underground are intriguing as well as the square it is found in. I did the... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
aplacetobebelieved
via mobile
Perfect informational tour

The tour is brief, but packs a surprising amount of information about medieval history, history of... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
88XH88
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Seattle, Washington
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza della Morte 1, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
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+39 0761 220851
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The names of the underground are intriguing as well as the square it is found in. I did the recorded tour which was worth it because I could go at my pace, which was quick. There is not much to see underground, but a few...More

Thank aplacetobebelieved
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The tour is brief, but packs a surprising amount of information about medieval history, history of Viterbo and the region. A bonus is a small gift shop filled with local delicacies and unique jewelry that is made after ancient Etruscan jewelry patterns. Enjoyed immensely, thanks!

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

The guided tour gave interesting information about the history of the tunnels. The prospect of future expansion in length is positive for this small independent organisation. The products on sale in the above ground shop are mainly produced locally. It is a worthwhile value for...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Viterbo Sotterranea is a network of tunnels under the city. It is still open to debate as whether or not the Etruscans started the tunnels, some scholars believe they were for collecting water. While the tour only covers 120 metres, the network of tunnels are...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A little tour beneath a deinks and gift shop giving a guide to how some inhabitants of Viterbo lived right back to Etruscan times, Cool on a hot summers day as well !

Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The "guided" tour was definitely interesting and I certainly love to see and hear about Viterbo's underground history but it did leave you wanting much much more. It was a bit short for me to say it's a must see in Viterbo.

Thank dmoak8
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A bit over priced and over hyped. The history is interesting and I suppose it gives a different aspect of the city. Don't expect too much though

Thank David C
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It was nice to discover the underground used at different periods of history. The audio guides made the discovery interesting with our kids (15 and 10). They both enjoyed the visit, especially since it was short, but to the point and informative. It is still...More

Thank Pierre M
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Our enthusiastic guide, with excellent English, took us through the 150 m of underground caves which provided a snapshot from the Entruscan times, through medieval harshness to surviving WW2. In November they intend to extend into another tunnel which will add 500 m traversing to...More

2  Thank John E
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This was a very interesting part of Viterbo history that I knew nothing about. The guide was very informative, she spoke great English, and you could tell she loved the history of the underground tunnels. The tour was very interesting, and I definitely recommend it.

1  Thank Mike R
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