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Naples Underground Guided Tour

Napoli, Italy

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  • 1 hour (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Naples has been inhabited for almost 3,000 years and much of the city’s past is hidden beneath the modern streets. Secure your spot on an official Naples Underground (Napoli Sotterranea) tour, the only way to venture below ground and explore the city’s buried history. Admire the ancient Neapolitan aqueduct and WWII air raid shelters, all with an official site guide.
  • Book your Naples Underground tour in advance to avoid disappointment
  • An official Napoli Sotterranea guide to help interpret the complex ruins
  • A choice of tour times to suit your sightseeing schedule
  • A small-group experience for more personal attention
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What's Included

  • Tour guide
  • Ticket fee

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • Vico S. Anna di Palazzo, 52
      Vico S. Anna di Palazzo, 52, 08132 Napoli NA, Italy

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    Must do and fun
    Eamonn_B, Jan 2023
    Simone was a great guide. Fun, energetic and knowledgeable. Fascinating place and well worth visiting.
    Vinda_T, Jan 2023
    We enjoyed the tour led by Alex. He explained to us the history and many interesting story during the tour in the underground. We’re glad that we took this tour!
    Amazing history beneath your feet!
    Ian_h, Nov 2022
    Amazing to learn the aqueducts we’re started by the Greeks and that they were used to store rubble from bombings of WW2 and housed thousands during bombing raids. Simone the English speaking guide was funny and engaging.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    A highlight of our trip!
    Jennifer_O, Nov 2022
    Tour guide was informative, engaging, funny and kind (sensitive and thoughtful about people who didn't want to go in the small spaces). Pointed out extraordinary things (graffiti, etc.) and the whole experience was fascinating and lovely.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Gemma_W, Nov 2022
    This was a fantastic experience to see what went on back in time . Our tour guide was fantastic and had a great sense of humour and got everyone involved ☺️loads of information was given and had fun along the way
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Highly recommended when visiting Naples
    Joy_B, Nov 2022
    This is a fascinating tour and Alex is a wonderful guide! We highly recommend this experience when visiting Naples.
    Alex is Great
    Robert_W, Nov 2022
    Stories and history. Hands on knowledgeable guide. Safe and comfortable. Good physical workout. Worth the time. A real find.
    Catherine_F, Oct 2022
    The guide was extremely entertaining and informative. Most of the history was new to me. Would highly recommend
    Our guide was informative, interesting, amusing and had very understandable English.
    Peggy_S, Oct 2022
    The tunnels! We were assured of the length and height of the tunnels which made them very non threatening. Loved the history of the tunnels from the origin to present day clearing. Enjoyed hearing of the little monks and, of course, the “chillies” good luck symbols. The staircase down was wonderful.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Great experience
    Rebecca_R, Oct 2022
    This tour was the best experience and I will highly recommend it to everyone. Our guides were very knowledgeable and funny, they made the tour worth the money.
    Great value for money
    Terence_P, Oct 2022
    Great guide in Alex. Funny and knowledgeable. You have to be reasonably fit as it’s quite tight getting through the tunnels at certain points.
    Alex was an excellent...
    James_D, Oct 2022
    Alex was an excellent guide and brought the stories of Naples to life. Would highly recommend this tour.
    Absolutely fantastic.
    Vikki_L, Oct 2022
    Absolutely loved this tour. Simona speaks great English and is both highly informative and very entertaining. Definitely great value for the money and is one of my favourite tours in all of Italy.
    Excellent - a real experience
    Owen_D, Oct 2022
    Brilliant 90 minute tour of underground Naples. Our guide was superb amd very knowledgeable. It was not what we expected but we definitely a highlight of our trip to wonderful Naples - in the top 3 things to do for sure. Book it and do it you won't be disappointed
    Underground understanding!
    Greg_M, Oct 2022
    It was interesting Learning about the ancient aqueduct, as well as, how it was used for a bomb shelter during the war.
    Interesting and unusual...
    bthewsey, Oct 2022
    Interesting and unusual tour. Alex was a very entertaining and informative guide. It took a little while to find the location, so set off in plenty of time.
    An enjoyable tour underneath the streets of Naples
    Brad_W, Oct 2022
    This was a very interesting and enjoyable tour. From above, you'd never know about the caverns and tunnels underneath, but it's amazing what was excavated. There are some tight spaces to walk through - its probably best avoided if you're claustrophobic and not suited to young infants and babies. Overall though, we thoroughly enjoyed this experience!
    Great Tour, Very Interesting
    Jen_A, Sep 2022
    This was a great tour - the guide was informative and helpful; love that we were able to climb through the smaller entryways and passages of the underground (those who did not wish to do this could go a larger, alternate way). The guide was easy to follow and you could hear/keep up with him easily. Great tour - highly recommended.
    Underground tour
    Antoinette_H, Sep 2022
    Alex was an excellent guide very entertaining and knowledgeable and made sure everyone enjoyed the experience
    Interesting and Fun Underground Tour
    Diane_L, Sep 2022
    Simone was an excellent guide! Lots of information with humor mixed in. We enjoyed the tour very much.


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