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Galleria Borbonica, Naples

Military Museum · History Museum
Walk the underground tunnels at Galleria Borbonica, which that once connected a royal palace to army barracks and served as a bomb shelter during World War II. In the 16th century, 300 years before Bourbon king Ferdinand II decided to build a military underground passage, the tunnel housed water tanks for the city. You can still see the tanks, along with vintage cars, motorcycles, and fascist statues that were thrown away. One of the three available tours includes a raft ride in an abandoned subway tunnel filled with water. PutGalleria Borbonica into our Naples travel route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Amazing place to go to, thanks to Daniella who made it very interesting. We’re happy we discovered it  more »
  • My wife and I booked the standard tour starting from Vico del Grottone on a Friday and happened to get a private tour as they didn't have any other visitors on the English tour. The guide spoke...  more »
  • Reasonable price for the amount of information you get. An hour long your underground Naples. We started off the piazza plebistco which involved a lot of steps down but then we existed at ground...  more »
  • Interesting. Nice tour. However more focused on WWII than the aquaduc. For an underground experience in Naples you must do the others.Very impressive. The tour guide tells you everything about the history. They also got a shop, where they sell the items they found in the tunnels.
  • Fantastic value for 10 euro. Superb guide with excellent English and a very interesting history of the tunnel. I bought a souvenir with credit card with no problem
  • We did the standard tour in English. The guide Virginia was very friendly and fun. The tour gives a great introduction into the history of Naples and is altogether quite interesting. Coming back next time for the Adventure or Memory tour. Thanks
  • Beautiful and awesome place - you must visit. Check when is the next tour, you are not allowed to wander alone. The history of this place is great and tour guides provide an interesting story about every single detail of it. Be sure to visit when in Naples.
  • Very impressive. The tour guide tells you everything about the history. They also got a shop, where they sell the items they found in the tunnels. Tours are available in both Italian and English.

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