Capua amphiteater and museum with an archaeologist
Archaeological tours

Capua amphiteater and museum with an archaeologist

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Retrace the prosperous past of Capua with the help of an archeologist
  • Visit the Campano Amphitheater of Capua, probable model for the Colosseum in Rome
  • Admire the perfectly preserved frescos of the Mitreo, dating back to the 3rd century AD
What to expect

Just a few kilometers separate Caserta from Capua, a prosperous and lively city of Ancient Rome, whose name is still present in that of the modern city, Santa Maria Capua Vetere.

Visit the Campano Amphitheater, probably the model for the Colosseum in Rome, still standing out in an excellent state of preservation. Nearby, you can also access the Gladiator Museum, which still retains part of its decorations and shows a reconstruction of a real gladiator fight. Admire the Mitreo, a small treasure found almost by accident during excavations for the construction of a building. It is one of the most intact testimonies of the practices around the cult of the god Mitra, where you will get the chance to see frescoes and seating dating back to the 3rd century AD.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Professional guide
What's not included
  • Entrance ticket
  • Pick up and drop-off service

Piazza I Ottobre, 36, 81055 Santa Maria Capua Vetere CE, Italy

Meeting point:

Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori. Meet your guide at the ticket office of the Archaeological Area


Every day, every hour from 10.00am to 4.00pm

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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