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Cisternone Romano

Via della Torre | Nel Borgo di Castellone,da Piazza Sant'Erasmo proseguire fino a Piazzetta Sant'Anna., 04023 Formia, Italy
+39 349 532 8280
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Fantastic underground cisternone

This archaeological site is well worth seeking out for a visit. A guided tour lasting approx... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen2027
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Amazing underground cistern!

A little hard to find, but worth the effort. It's an amazing underground room of water with arches... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
DMoser78
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3 weeks ago
“Fantastic underground cisternone”
25 May 2017
“Amazing underground cistern!”
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Via della Torre | Nel Borgo di Castellone,da Piazza Sant'Erasmo proseguire fino a Piazzetta Sant'Anna., 04023 Formia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This archaeological site is well worth seeking out for a visit. A guided tour lasting approx 30mins for e3. A wonder of Roman engineering and the 2nd largest in the world. Its not easy to locate and appears to be open Saturday and Sunday evenings...More

Thank Stephen2027
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A little hard to find, but worth the effort. It's an amazing underground room of water with arches and columns.

Thank DMoser78
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The Roman cisterns of Formia are a large network of underground and cavernous cisterns, once used for the water supply for the Roman city that is now Formia. Perfectly preserved from the 1st century BC. A unique site, and not something you would find in...More

Thank bambam2017
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Apparently very beautiful but it was closed. It does not open the entire year, in December it is closed almost all the time, very bad, as it took us some time to find it, the location is hidden.

Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Quit difficult to find and not really suitable for young children. However it is an excellent example of a Roman cistern, whilst not as large as that in Istanbul, it I'd definitely well preserved and presented. English translation would have been helpful.

Thank PRD1954
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We wondered the back streets of Formia from the train station we walked down hill turned right under the bridge and up to a small piazza and tower on the left. About 10 mins. The stroll down through the hillside street was an experience itself,...More

1  Thank Snowdon123
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This place is amazing. From the street, just a closed entrance. We googled opening hours, weekends, 5-30 to 8-00pm. Buy tickets from the building,on the right, while facing the entrance. Our guide took us down the stairs, into an amazing place where water was stored,...More

3  Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 24 April 2015

If your ever in Formia please visit this landmark. Awesome. Me and my wife enjoyed this short visit back in history

Thank Earl W
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