Capua amphiteater and museum with an archaeologist
Excursions & day trips

Capua amphiteater and museum with an archaeologist

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
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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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Professional guide
    What's not included
    • Pick up and drop-off service
    Where

    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

    When

    Every day, every hour from 10.00am to 4.00pm

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    Provider
    Grand Tour Experience
    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 experience begins.

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