Guided tour

Naples Underground Tour Entrance Ticket

Naples Underground Tour Entrance Ticket

From £11.95 per person

Head to a world 40 meters below the busy streets of Naples’ historic center. Isolated in time and unexplored until recently, this underground space is deeply connected with the world above. See a Greek Roman aqueduct, WWII air raid shelters and more.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the remains of the ancient Roman Theater of Neapolis
  • Descend 40 meters below the historic center of Naples and discover a different world
  • See where Emperor Nero kept a private dressing room for his performances
Full description
Traveling back in time, you'll descend 40 meters below street level and emerge into the honeycombed underground of Naples and its haunting and mysterious history. On this 90-minute tour you'll see a few of the cavities excavated in the 4th century, and used as cisterns for the water supply of the city for nearly 23 centuries. The environment is spacious and illuminated, except for a short segment where there is an optional visit (each person is given a candle to light their own path). The walking surface is smooth and straight. See the air raid shelters from World War II, the War Museum, and the Hypogeum Gardens, as well as the Greek Roman aqueduct. You'll also visit the remains of the ancient Roman Theater of Neapolis, entering from the ground floor of a typical Neapolitan house. Emperor Nero kept a private dressing room here for the times he performed his shows in Naples. After this, if you have selected one of the options including a pizza, you will be lead on a short walk to the pizzeria.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Booking fee
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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  • This activity is not suitable for anyone with claustrophobia
  • Multiple times are available throughout the day
  • Please note that the Pizzeria is closed between 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
  • A pick-up and transfer service is available on request
  • Please note, the French and/or Spanish tour may be unavailable at 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm. Please contact the local operator to make sure the language you want is available and the time you'd like.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 251 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    3/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.2/5

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Meet up directions were perfect. English was very good. The tour was supposed to start at 6pm, but started at 6:15pm. Nice tour to see what others cannot from the outside of Napoli, but it was rushed so as not to enjoy it as much. Lots of walking & stairs, so wear comfortable shoes. Very tight spaces to get through, about 1 foot at times. Nice little excursion to go on.

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5 January 2020

Exploring the underground of Naples was amazing! I wasn't particularly fond of the tight, dark tunnel but seeing the aqueduct and some of the things left behind was cool. I was really intrigued to learn that some of the modern buildings and structures were actually built over ruins. The only thing I was not pleased with was that i had paid for the underground tour AND the pizza. After the tour, we went to the pizza shop that was supposed to take the voucher and apparently they were closed to the public until 7pm. (The hours of operation for the pizza shop was not listed when booking the excursion and maybe should be so others in similar situations will be aware of) Because I was in Naples on a cruise ship, there was no way that I could've stayed around that late to be able to get the pizza. I was able to find another local spot though and that pizza was delicious with fresh ingredients.

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27 July 2019

Good service from pick up to the end of tour.

The guide that picked us up was very pleasant and spoke excellent english. We had a 20minute drive from hotel to the place of the tour Mario(our guide) pointed out places of interest and historic buildings,very interesting journey. The underground tour guide also spoke excellent english and was very informative. Brilliant tour will recommend to people.

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1 March 2018

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