Underground Naples, Naples

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See the other side (literally) of the city with Underground Naples, offering a chance to tour a place some 40 m (130 ft) below the historic center of Naples. This secret, underground city remains a world apart from what you see above ground--a network of tunnels, Greco-Roman aqueducts, and air raid shelters from World War II. The tour takes you on a journey through history and provides a look at the city's turbulent past, from the ancient until the modern times. Most of the passages you'll see during the evocative tour were originally cut by ancient Greeks, who extracted tufa stone from this site. Part of your excursion will take place by candlelight and will lead through some very narrow passages--keep that in mind if you don't like tight, dark spaces. To visit Underground Naples and get the most from your holiday in Naples, create itinerary details personal to you using our Naples trip itinerary planner.
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  • Extremely interesting visit that through a steep flight of steps leads you into a labyrinth of tunnels, the ancient Roman aqueducts, to open in the large environments of the tubs. Suddenly you proceed by candlelight to a passage so narrow that you have to pass side by side in an Indian row, crushed between two walls of rock. Choosing to be last in the "rope" I made it!
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  • Really charming, the guide was prepared and able to engage! Practically a whole city under the feet of the new city! Nice to see the different styles, the different shops, the streets... Absolutely to do!
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