Walk the centuries-old halls of Criptoportico Forense, probably built to serve as a covered market or a walkway. The structure features three underground tunnels circumscribing a rectangular area--the entire complex once supported the forum of Augusta Praetoria, a city founded in 25 BCE by Emperor Octavian. Above the underground vaults once stood two temples dedicated to various Roman gods. Make Criptoportico Forense a part of your Aosta vacation plans using our Aosta trip planner.
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We enjoyed our visit as part of a multi pass ticket that includes the Teatro ruins and the museum plus. The screen presentation and then to see the the well preserved ruins gives a fantastic... more »
A few words of introduction. Tickets are from the archeological museum or the tourist office. Push chairs and backpacks are not allowed. It is not suitable for wheelchair users. Right! That’s all... more »
Long tunnel under the ground. Nice to visit during a heatwave. Good for people who love history and can speak Italian. No information in English.
Cool place, nice atmosphere. Great historical background. Interesting movie about the place
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