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Reviewed August 2, 2018

This was a special visit for our family of 15! I did not book a tour, but a multimedia tour for my family, but when the guide saw we had a rather large group, one of the guides took us around the museum and into...More

4  Thank kjswayne
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Went in with the Omnia card so it was free (would recommend as I wouldn't pay to enter due to the size of the place, it is very small). Me and my friend did not pay the extra to use the tablets which I feel...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

For those with an interest in biblical history or who find visiting sites associated with biblical events, these few rooms are well worth adding to the itinerary. There is fairly solid evidence that Paul the apostle was imprisoned at this site just prior to his...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Hard to find and not worth the effort. Nothing to see here. If there were guided tours, it might be worth something, but the offer slow tablets that are pretty much pointless. So much more could be made of this. You could easily be in...More

Thank SkunkerC
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We booked online to attend the Mamertine Prison, we were booked for the 5pm session, there was one other couple already in inside, when we arrived we had no confirmation with us, we asked them to check our reservation under our name, they advised very...More

2  Thank HelenVJK
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I can't put into words what it was like to be actually standing in the prison where the Apostle Paul wrote 2nd Timothy and the Apostle Peter wrote 2nd Peter as they both, at separate times, awaited their execution. "God hath not given us the...More

4  Thank MrsG2008
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The price of admission to see Mamertine Prison is €10. The only form of payment acceptable is by card, no cash. Considering the fact that the prison consists of a small upper chamber and a smaller lower chamber (where the inmates were kept while waiting...More

2  Thank Paul F
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Two of the most significant figures in the Bible, the apostles Paul and Peter, were imprisoned at this site. It really brings to life the significance of the times as early Christianity clashed with Rome. Pro Tip: the site is not open too late so...More

2  Thank LostGator09
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We had Omnia cards so did not have to pay an additional entrance fee. The prison is only small with a few cells but it is a very special place. It is humbling to be where Peter and Paul were once imprisoned. Its nice to...More

Thank Flamingo14
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

For me this was quite disappointing. We had the Omnia pass so didn't have to pay the entry fee. Not a great deal to see in the rooms. There are more worth while places to visit.

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
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