Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse

Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, contains thousands of tombs dating back to 1000 BCE. In addition to the necropolis, you’ll find the Neapolis or “New City” archaeological park, which contains monuments from Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and other periods. Let your imagination repopulate the wild landscapes with the many historical inhabitants of Sicily. You may find signage a little lacking. Note that visitors over 60 may visit for free by showing their passport. Present-day locals still use the theater during the summer. Parco Archeologico della Neapolis is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Syracuse Edition.
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  • We spent a nice morning wandering through this Archaeological Park, is not large but it has wonderful things to discover and see, shot with our little girl of 7 years that he enjoyed the lovely walk, facilitated by a lovely Sun. If you go around here I advise you to enter ...
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  • In the Archaeological Park in Syracuse there are two theaters - one built in the Greek times, the other in the Roman ones. Must say that the first one is much more impressive. Also, one of these attra...  more »
  • The park is excellent, especially if you beat the crowds BUT as I said in another review, beware of picvk-pov let's and parking scammers.. both steal..  more »
  • This place has some very neat old ruins, we really came for the amphitheatre since it's one of the largest of its kind, however we were disappointed to find that it's mostly covered up with wood for the plays that run here all summer. After that there were all kinds of things that had little or no explanation about what they were or who made them and why, like the caves behind the amphitheatre, there is no info about them. This place could really be improved with some more signs with descriptions and explanations and access to the rest of the space that is blocked.
  • It's worth it. Entrance 10 euro for over 25 years old. 5 euro for under 25. Full of history and nature. Simply amazing.
  • The whole reason for visiting Syracuse. Well worth the entire day it can take to see and understand everything. Very handicap accessible with ramps to sites high and low.
  • Good place to spend an afternoon. The Greek Theater is really well preserved. Tickets cost 10 EUR and you can stay as much as you want.
  • Agree with previous comment, nice place, but amphitheater was almost fully covered with wood, moreover, walking area near the arena was limited (the map placed near this area shows that it should be opened), and noone informed visitors about it! It is unfair, I'm not satisfied with it But anyway, place historical and good to see
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