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Rocca Paolina

Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 572 8440
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Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 572 8440
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a hot summer day taking a peek at this place is a great idea. It's cool, and you will cool yourself off! I'm sure in Italy this is just another historic site but for people from North America that don't have many castles...it feels...More

Thank jaymzbee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed walking through the Rocca Paolina. there are several exhibits which provide details to the venue as well as other art related exhibits. It is a wonderful experience and it is amazing once you understand the old city of Perugia.

Thank PermanentNomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rocco Paolina is an archeological excavation of a portion of Perugia showing some of the earliest underground ruins of the city under the city. Well restored and fascinating to explore.

1  Thank goodlittlewitch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free to view. Very cool spot. Information placards in Italian and english. Great information about the city's history, including the Salt Wars and the Blood Wedding

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I cannot but imagine how it must have been walking through those little streets in normal medieval daytime...

Thank Laura V
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Incredible underground city!!Majestic very well restored!A unique visit not to miss!There is avery practical way to visit the ancient city by using underground escalators!Car parks are out of the old city but well accessed by escalators!

Thank 753pavlina
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Fascinating to see how the Rocca Paolina was built right on top of the town, you can walk the streets and see tower houses and imagine how life was here before they decided to build on top of it...

Thank susieq298
Reviewed 12 May 2017

alazing and unbelievable construction for the time it was buil, pitty there are no coffee places, recomand to visit

Thank Lana_bv
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Rocca Paolina is what remained of a medieval fortress built by the Popes. Not exactly a basement but rather the foundation walls. You can get there by taking an escalator located at the beginning of Corsa Pietro Vannucci south of Piazza Italia.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

this is a breathtaking culture attraction, keeping the history and spirit of several dramatic changes in the past of Perugia, a must see for passionate tourists

Thank Dimitar G
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