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Capua: Amphitheater, Museums, and Mithraeum Tour

Capua: Amphitheater, Museums, and Mithraeum Tour

From US$ 221.22 per group up to 1

Discover remnants of the ancient city of Capua on this guided tour of Santa Maria Capua Vetere’s amphitheater, museums, and Mithraeum, entry tickets included.

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Duration 2 hours
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Italian, English, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Explore exhibits of items from as far back as the Iron Age
  • Stroll along ancient streets with an archaeologist guide
  • Live a day in the ancient city of Capua
  • See one of the best-preserved Roman arenas
  • Enjoy the convenience of entry tickets and tours in one
Full description
Step back in time to the old city of Capua on this guided tour in Santa Maria Capua Vetere. Following an archaeologist guide, tour the Campano Amphitheater, Gladiator Museum, Archaeological Museum of ancient Capua, and the Mithraeum. Just a few kilometers from Caserta, Santa Maria Capua Vetere holds traces of Capua, the once lively and rich city of ancient Rome. Start your tour inside the Campano Amphitheater: it still stands out thanks to its excellent state of preservation. It was likely the model for the Colosseum in Rome, although it was then progressively embellished by the emperors Adriano and Antoninus Pius. Then, head inside the nearby Gladiator Museum. This museum still retains original portions of the decorations of the amphitheater along with a reconstruction of a real gladiator fight. Afterward, move on to the Archaeological Museum of ancient Capua. See exhibited finds that go back to the Iron Age. The final stop will be the Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere, a small treasure found almost by accident during an excavation for the construction of a building. Witness one of the most intact testimonies of the practices around the cult of the god Mitra. The frescoes and seating, still perfectly visible, push visitors to travel back to the 3rd century A.D.
  • Guided tour
  • Professional archeologist and licensed tourist guide
  • Admission tickets to the archaeological area
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the entrance of the archaeological park. The guide will have a brooch on with "Naples Grand Tour" written on it.

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