Necropoli della Banditaccia, Cerveteri

4.5
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Necropoli della Banditaccia and other Cerveteri attractions using our handy Cerveteri online holiday planner .
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  • A place to learn and admire Etruscan culture in relation to death. Visit highly recommended
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  • A real return to a distant past, where everything remained still and silent. Site carefully maintained by groups of volunteers. To visit absolutely.
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  • Very nice. But difficult to find and get to. Possibly best to hire a car in either Rome or Fiumicino. Large area so you might need to spend 2-4 Hours there. Also necessary to read up on the site before a visit
  • Great site using sound and light to explain the burials and shows paintings on the walls using virtual reality. The tumuli are huge and give an Indiana Jones atmosphere
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