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Necropoli di Tarquinia

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Address: Strada Provinciale Monterozzi, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
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+39 0766 856308
08:30 - 19:30
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri
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This place is truly amazing, it's hard for elderly, lots of stairs and walking. It's incredible what those cambers hold. It's a must to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is truly amazing, it's hard for elderly, lots of stairs and walking. It's incredible what those cambers hold. It's a must to see.

Thank Liliana B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove out to this site, after leaving Viterbo, on our way back to Rome. We chose this way, because we wanted to have lunch by the ocean and thought we could stop here for a Etruscan education. The setting is lovely with rolling hills, that look out to the valley in one direction and the ocean in the other. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very interesting historical site a bit off the beaten path about 2 hours north of Rome. There are several well preserved Etruscan tombs that are accessed by descending wooden stairs that end at a window at the entrance to the tomb. The colorful frescoes are beautiful and can be seen fairly well although because of the need... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

What an interesting place. There are many burial mounds and you can actually descent into a good half dozen of them. It is quite fascinating to think that the wall paintings have lasted for so very long. I am so pleased that Italy takes restoration so seriously.

Thank MrsJuicePlus
Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this site around 15 years ago and have wanted to return. I didn't expect to have a teenager in tow and he found them interesting too! There have been improvements to the paths around the site and addition of a small visitor centre with spotless toilets, and cafe. The tombs were as I remebered them. Fabulous. To think... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very nice and intact burial sites. There are several tombs to be found here. All can be entered; only the last portion, the room itself, is blocked and only visible through a window. The walls are beautifully decorated with murals and paintings. There are about 20 tombs that can be visited. After a few you have seen enough - nonetheless... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

While the necropoli of Cerveteri is by far superior, this site is also very recommended for those interest in Etruscian history. Not as large as Cerveteri, this site comprises graves from the late period with remarkable paintings - this you do not see at Cerveteri. The location is a bit offside of the city, so better take the car. Parking... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Spent some time visiting the Necropolis of Tarquinia that date back to the Etruscans. The museum nearby houses the relics and artifacts that were found in the tombs.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Plenty of small Necropoli to visit at this site. 25/30 different burial chambers to view all adorned with various frescos. Worth a couple of hours to learn about the history of the area.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

the artwork visible in the tombs is truly striking. The setup is such that you have to climb up and down stairs but the effort is worth it. The colours are still so vibrant after ore than two millennia.

Thank Bob C

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