Guided tour

Immersive Underground and Piazzas Tour in Rome

Activity provider: Doooing

Immersive Underground and Piazzas Tour in Rome

Activity provider: Doooing

From US$ 71.27 per person

Join a fascinating journey into the past as you explore the most important sites of underground Rome, bringing their histories to life. The majority of guides who lead this tour are archaeologists, ready to answer all of your questions about the city.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the underground of Rome
  • Discover the secrets of the Imperial City
  • Take a look at Rome from a different point of view
Full description
Immerse yourself in the city's history starting from Piazza Navona, one of the most charming and popular squares in Rome. The most beautiful parts of Piazza Navona are its three fountains, designed during the papacy of Gregory XIII. Erected in the center of Piazza Navona, the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi was designed by Bernini in 1651. After a look over Piazza Navona, you'll enter into the subterranean world beneath the streets of this square which is built over the site of the Stadium of Domitian. The stadium was used almost entirely for athletic contests, and for a brief period following fire-damage to the Colosseum in 217 A.D., it was used for gladiator shows. From the Stadium of Domitian you will go back on the street to move onward to the Pantheon. According to Roman legend, this is the place where at his death, the founder of Rome, Romulus, was seized by an eagle and taken off into the skies with the gods. From the Pantheon to the Secret Bath of Neptune you will have just the time to take a breath before entering into the Basilica of Neptune, built in Rome by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa in honor of Neptune. Next, travel to the Trevi Fountain and throw a coin in the water, adhering to tradition. Following the fountain, you'll enter into the subterranean world of Vicus Caprarius, also known as the City of Water. In this underground archaeological area of Vicus Caprarius you will find an intricate labyrinth of ancient remains: the remains of a domus of the imperial era; the castellum aquae of the Aqua Virgo aqueduct.
Includes
  • English and Italian-speaking guide
  • Admission fees for the Vicus Caprarius and Domitian Stadium
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The morning tour will start from Piazza Navona. The meeting point is in the middle of the square at the fountain in the center of the square.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

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Tour scheduled for 10am, we arrived 10 minutes in advance, but the guide (Valéria) and the agency coordinator (Paolo) were already waiting for us. Both very professional, helpful and attentive. We know the sights provided for in the ad with an extra touch. Always with a lot of patience, the guide talked about the monuments and their history and still maintained the interest of our children throughout the period (after all, 3 hours is enough time to be able to entertain a 10 year old child and a 15 year old teenager) !

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December 30, 2019

exelent tour with a very nice and knowledgable guide (Valeria). strongly recommended

August 16, 2020

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