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Necropoli della Banditaccia

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Address: 00052, Cerveteri, Italy
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Unearthed in the town of Cerveteri located west of Rome, these nine...

Unearthed in the town of Cerveteri located west of Rome, these nine ancient Etruscan tombs contain priceless objects from the Mediterranean region.

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Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri
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This was the second part of an Etruscan day. We hadn't left enough time to do this place justice and would like to have had the time to do the audiovisual explanations. Instead we... read more

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

This was the second part of an Etruscan day. We hadn't left enough time to do this place justice and would like to have had the time to do the audiovisual explanations. Instead we rushed around in the 90 minutes of dusk befoe closing. It was amazing. Imagining this place in years gone by and seeing the construction was staggering.... More 

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Cerveteri, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Etruscan Banditaccia necropolis (city of the dead) is now Cerveteri's main attraction, and worth visiting with your children or with friends. The multimedia experience is very well thought out, and the location is stunning. The tombs themselves were worth visiting at any time and in any condition, but now they have finally been showcased properly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This site is really worth the effort - and you should plan to spend an entire day if coming out from Rome (so depart early). Trains to Marina di Cerveteri from Roma Termini or other Rome stations are frequent (about every half hour) and then you can connect to a local bus (Bus D) from the train station to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

You cannot really miss this if you are around Rome, a site of great beauty and history (quite hard to find but definitely worth it, unique!!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We spent a day in Cerveteri in the middle of a week in Rome. It was a great antidote to the hustle and bustle of Rome. We left at 8:30 am, returned around 4:30, had a great day, and were still back in time for a lovely evening in Rome! We took the train To Ladispoli from the Trastevere station... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an amazing site.A huge ancient cemetery. There are hundreds of tombs, many of them under small man made hills. You can go into many of the underground burial chambers that often have several rooms and beds for the dead. These burial chambers are often very similar, so it is not necessary to see them all. The tourist area... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

It is really amazing to see how the Etruscans burried their deads. You only visit part of the necropoli and that is already impressive. I wonder how the whole area looked like 2500 years ago, knowing that there were several necropoli in the area. I was only a bit disappointed that the audioguide only worked for a handful of tombes.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Well off the beaten tourist track - which makes it even more worth the trip. This Unesco world heritage site is strikingly eerie, but so interesting. You can wander freely amongst the Etruscan tombs and climb in and out as you please. Some are outside the fenced site and you enter those at your own risk - they are in... More 

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Cervo, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

The necropolis is an unbelievable step into the Divine Comedy. Undiscovered until the beginning of last century, it is now partially open to the public - tens of thousands more tombs are still undisclosed - offering a backward leap in time of almost 3,000 years. The atmosphere is gloomy and eerie, the centuries have left these tombs bereft of life,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I didnt expect to see such beauty in one place...the design of the tombs is fascinating...and they are well preserved...the place is quiet and not too many tourists visit this place...a walk to remember...almost an hour drive from fumicino airport

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