Guided tour

Naples Underground Tour Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour

Naples Underground Tour Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour

From £11.88 per person

Step into a world 40 meters beneath the busy streets of Naples and see many chapters in the city's history from the air-raid shelters of the Second World War to Emperor Nero's dressing room.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • 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
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Immerse yourself into a world beneath Naples and witness the city's history unfold on a guided tour. See relics of ancient times, including the Hypogeum Gardens and Emperor Nero's dressing room.

Descend 40 meters into the honeycombed underground of Naples and discover its haunting history. See several cavities excavated in the 4th century and used as cisterns for the city's water supply for nearly 23 centuries.

Step into the past as you explore air-raid shelters from World War II, the War Museum, and the Hypogeum Gardens, as well as the Greek-Roman aqueduct. Hear the history behind each turn from your guide.

Witness the remains of the ancient Roman Theater of Neapolis and see where Nero kept a private dressing room for when he performed shows in Naples. After, enjoy pizza if the option is selected.

  • 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 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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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.
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There is a similar tour across the street so make sure you get to the right location. It was very popular so at least during high season and shoulder season I would not count on being able to get in if you show up without reservation. There is some phyiscal interpretation along the route to help imagine how construction took place. The use of the underground developments during WW II and relentless and devastating attacks on Naples was fascinating and sobering. An add-on visit to a recently discovered colosseum type development that is over a thousand years old underneath existing housing development was interesting also. Bring water. Lots of stairs up and down. Fun part of tour "spelunking" through walkways to see parts of the aqueduct system. It was very dark and narrow, but a highlight of the tour. The area around the tour entrance is a fun shopping, dining district.

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8 October 2021

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

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