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Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica

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3 stars for the Roman crypt - 4 for the very spooky level below!

My wife and I were quite impressed with the first level down of the crypt, because you could quite... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Emyr1
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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Mr California takes the tour

Took the tour with my girlfriend and opted to get the audio guide in english with ipads that had... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
David M
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14 Apr 2018
“3 stars for the Roman crypt - 4 for the very spooky level below! ”
17 Jun 2018
“Disappointing after reading reviews”
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The archaeological site CRIPTA ROMANICA is an extraordinary place: 4,500 years of history can be touched within its walls! Romanesque sculpural remains, Gothic artworks, and Renaissance beauties can all be admired as well as ancient tombs and greek...more
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Via Nicodemo Argento 3, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
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+39 334 263 1998
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Was really excited about seeing this place after reading previous reviews. Even hired an audio guide. However, only saw a small part and the assistant said there was no lower level available to see! Parts were closed off and other parts could only be seen...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were quite impressed with the first level down of the crypt, because you could quite close to things. Then we accidentally stumbled on the lower level crypt - I think you need a special guide to go normally. Anyway, we found...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

The crypt is one of a number ion Monopoli and if you can see it when it is open then it is worth it. It is at the back of the cathedral and of course underground. It is not easy to find but simply walk...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Took the tour with my girlfriend and opted to get the audio guide in english with ipads that had pictures include with the audio. You will need at least 1.5 hours to finish everything.

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 December 2015

When we visited the place it was off season, therefore access was from 18.00 to 20.00 on Thursdays. Ticket was 2€ for adults, kids went in for free. The Roman crypt is found in the south-east corner of the cathedral, almost under the bell-tower. In...More

Thank LarsDane
Pietre Vive M, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Thank you very much for your feedback and for sharing with us your expericence at the museum. We are glad you and your family found your visit interesting (sorry for the spooky statues, we usually inform our visitors during our guided tours!). We are glad...More

Reviewed 31 July 2014

The guide provided a detailed explanation of the crypt and its evolution over time. The site is not suitable for persons with a disability.

Thank Lionel L
Reviewed 31 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed near Monopoli for our Xmas holidays and decided to visit the town. The cathedral has quite simple exterior but is very rich decorated inside!!!! Really breathtaking!

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pietre_vive, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2013

Thank you very much for sharing your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Greetings from Monopoli!

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