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Necropoli del Palazzone

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Address: Via Assisana, 53 | Incrocio Con Passaggio a Livello Ferroviario, 06087, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 075 393329
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If you are at all interested in things Etruscan then you should visit this site. It does not have as much to see as the archaeological museum in Perugia but is more interesting... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2016
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Hobart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you are at all interested in things Etruscan then you should visit this site. It does not have as much to see as the archaeological museum in Perugia but is more interesting and better documented for the English speaking audience. The main features are the tomb of the Volumni family and a small museum containing artefacts from the site.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is one of the ultimate geek activities, and whether or not you have already seen the necropolis at Tarquinia or Villa Julia in Rome, this will still impress. Take the time and go out there!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

The Etruscans were civilized before Rome and made beautiful things. This tomb of the Volumni family is a great example of their art, architecture and funeral rituals, all in one. At the same time you get to visit other tombs of smaller importance scattered trough an olive tree grove. Getting there by train is possible, leaving from the Ponte San... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

The main tomb is located inside the ticket office building, but there are other tomb scattered throughout the olive grove on the hill behind the office. The history was very interesting for the adults in our group and the opportunity to explore a number of tombs delighted the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

It is a place simply fantastic! The place very, well managed, is reach of thousand years of history. Walking in the site it is like walk inside the history. Amazing !

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