Located deep below the surface of Naples, the Napoli Sotterranea spreads out its underground city with a series of tunnels, caves and passageways. The fascinating underground city features a total of over 150 caves carved from stone by the Greeks in the 4th century, deep beneath the earth and was later used over the centuries for various purposes - including for the Roman aqueduct system as well as an air raid shelter during World War II. A tour of Napoli Sotterranea is headed by a team of experienced guides who will provide a fascinating look at the rich history of the city located more than 40 metres below the streets and activity of the Naples Historic Centre. A visit to Napoli Sotterranea is recommended for adventurous travellers who wish to learn more about the city's past.
Tours cost around €9
English tours are available at 10:00 a.m., noon, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Around 2 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults
The underground passageways and stone walls
Even though designated prayer facilities at Napoli Sotterranea will not be available for visitors, open space will be available around the area to use during prayer times. Naples is also home to quite a few mosques that can be visited such as the Masjid Jamaah Tabligh Eddawa, Associazione Culturale Islamica Zayd ibn Thabit and the Associazione Islamica Ahl-Al-Bait.
Halal food near Napoli Sotterranea can be found at some of the Halal restaurants in Naples. One of the most popular Halal spots in the city is the Al Quds - which is famed for its excellent Halal cuisine. Muslim travellers can also visit Aladdin Kebab House to enjoy some of the best kebabs in Naples.