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Necropoli della Banditaccia, Cerveteri

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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See the ancient Etruscan burial sites at Necropoli della Banditaccia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a look inside nine unearthed burial mounds from the 6th century BCE, carved by hand out of volcanic tufa stone. Descend the narrow stone step passageways to step inside the mounds, which are built as replicas of the Etruscans’ own houses. Watch a film about Etruscan history projected on the inside of three tombs, which explains the construction and rituals of the tombs built for different sizes and classes of families. To visit Necropoli della Banditaccia and other attractions in Cerveteri, use our Cerveteri tourist route planner.
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  • The necropolis of Cerveteri has reached us substantially intact in his buildings and provisions. Are still visible and passable roads built within the same as the famous "street of hell". It is located outdoors and not attached to the city of Cerveteri. Perantro only part has been excavated and can be visited. The graves, some very nice and frescoed, tell us a lot about life, customs and beliefs of the Etruscans who lived in Central Italy well before the Romans. The atmosphere that is perceived is a mix of mystical and mysterious and makes the visit quite special and fascinating.
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  • interesting visit with the explanation of Piero Angela in video if it's a sunny day will come out of this a fabulous tour of culture and history
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  • With one ticket (€ 10) you can visit the National Museum of Cerveteri and the necropolis of Banditaccia. The Council started with the Museum and not to mention, losing the same Telematic presentation of 3 Etruscan Cerveteri, Tarquinia, Vulci in the foreground. Presentation which is also located at Banditaccia, entering on the right. To get a rough idea on what you want to see, visit, since the graves are plentiful. As in many other cultures, the cult of the dead in the period of greatest economic splendor. Maybe targeted only a few larger Tomb interesting but not to be missed, especially if already at the National Museum of Cerveteri! .....
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  • Nice historic place Easy to get there and visit
  • This is really one of the most astonishing example of Etruscan funerary art. World-wide famous especially to conosseurs, it is unfortunately not as valued as it woud deserve. Nonetheless it can offer you very enjoyable moments especially when the time is mild, a nice walk and the surprise of peeping back into an ancient culture. The museum guides are incredibly prepared and you could listen to their stories from Etruscan world for hours. If you're heading there from Civitavecchia port and you're looking for transfers or better for advices on how avoiding getting scammed on transfer, I suuggest you to give a look to this community maintained, volunteer website filled with plenty of useful tourist information tips:
  • Simply an amazing place! Our 5-year-old was so enthusiastic that he was sorry that we had to leave after about three hours of wondering in the graves. The area is huge and, unfortunately, we didn't have time to visit everything.
  • Davvero affascinante. Un vero tuffo nel passato.
  • Although there are several areas closed for restoration, remains one of the most fascinating and suggestive archaeological sites in Italy. An inseparable mixture of history, archaeology, culture and nature. Don't miss to visit with media appointments inside the tombs.
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