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Cumae (Cuma)

Pozzuoli, Italy
+39 081 804 0430
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Pozzuoli, Italy
+39 081 804 0430
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

These old ruins have an interesting history, but they aren't very spectacular. I would not forgo another worthwhile site in order to see this. There are some picturesque views from here, but that is about it. If you do go, you can see it all...More

Thank mg0rm1
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Cumae is where the Greeks started their first settlement in Italy and was later taken over by the Romans. The settlement area was not open to the public as there were more excavations underway. The open part boasts two temples and the Oracle of Sibyl....More

Thank FoodieOswestry
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The site pre-dates Roman rule, and has some interesting ruins of temples here and there. Very picturesque and nice view of the sea from up high. The Cave of the Sibyl alone is not worth the trip, but explore the entire site, it is worth...More

Thank Wolverine73
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Cumae is a wonderful ruin city from the time of Greek colonization. The caves with perforations has great energies. There is a part of the city where there were ancient roman temples, they are present at a height and gives a charming view of the...More

Thank Nishtha J
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

These ruins dating back some 2000 years ago offer a great view of the sea, the dunes, the forest, lago del fusaro and Ischia island.

Thank kanabadoush
Reviewed 9 May 2017

First it was not crowded which made for a relaxing and enjoyable trip. Interesting story of the place and the boards in all the different spots do a great job of telling the story of the temple and the Cave of the Sibyl Virgil. At...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

For centuries, people believed that Virgil was drawing on his epic imagination to describe the sibyl's cave in Aeneid Book 6, when Aeneas descends to the underground to meet his father Anchises. In 1950 it was discovered that the chimney to a pizza maker's oven...More

3  Thank KJAtchity
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Cuma ruins are largely bypassed by large tourist groups, so they made an ideal spot for our group to tour around the site, which goes from sea level to breath taking views of Pozzuoli and Procida. Great for children and families. Given the lack...More

1  Thank OliverHolidayTravel
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not crowded with tourists, it is not enough advertised but very interesting to visit, nice panorama, temple of Appolo and Giove, Antro della Sibilla, crypt.

Thank nounoursic
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Cuma is an extraordinary place with a history going back to the 8th century BC when the Greeks founded a colony there. There are Roman temples, located on the Acropolis, that were later converted to churches; there is a huge tunnel linking the site to...More

1  Thank John L
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