Vicus Caprarius

Vicus Caprarius: Our most recommended tours and activities

Rome: Trevi Fountain and Underground Guided Tour

1. Rome: Trevi Fountain and Underground Guided Tour

Meet your expert local guide set off on this guided walking tour and discover the mystery of the Trevi fountain, there is more to it than just the a throw of a coin. Learn about its fascinating history and discover the mythological figures that take shape gracefully out of the raw stone below. Immerse yourself in the newly uncovered archeological site underground. Find the only functioning ancient aqueduct which still supplies water to the fountain above, and visit the remains of an imperial Domus. Travel back in time and touch the millenary stratification beneath the streets of Rome.

Trevi District Underground: Aqueduct and Domus Guided Tour

2. Trevi District Underground: Aqueduct and Domus Guided Tour

Discover what lies beneath the Trevi District on a 45-minute guided tour through its underground passages. Roam through the three sections of the antiquarian and learn why this archaeological area is called the "City of Water." Start by making a wish at the iconic Trevi Fountain, the largest Baroque fountain in the city. Next, venture underground to marvel at ruins that date all the way back to Ancient Rome. This history comes to life with the help of a professional guide, who will explain the story behind the Vicus Caprarius archaeological area. See how the water that flows from the Trevi Fountain filters through the ancient masonry of the archaeological area, continuing to supply the pipes and the pools of the luxurious Domus residence. Learn about the findings discovered during excavation, including precious polychrome marble coverings, the famous head of Alessandro Helios, a treasure trove of 800 coins, and the spatheia, special African amphorae for transporting oil.

Rome: Vatican and Rome Experience Pass

3. Rome: Vatican and Rome Experience Pass

Choose from many attractions, including sites such as the Colosseum and Vatican Museums with skip-the-line entry. Take in opera shows at night, see the Sistine Chapel, travel to a fun park, or take a wine tasting and food tour. Purchase a pass for the number of attractions you want to visit - with 3, 5 and 7-choice passes available. Simply present your voucher at the centrally located Roman Forum station where your professional staff provide you with all necessary information. There's plenty to choose from to make the most of your visit to Rome. Your pass will be activated upon scanning at the first attraction, following which it remains valid for the next 90 days. Choose from the following attractions: • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Reserved Entrance Ticket• Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Reserved Entrance Ticket• St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour (no skip-the-line)• Modern Exhibition Art Gallery• Navona Underground with audioguide• Trevi District Underground with audioguide• Catacombs guided tour (no transfer included)• Roman Empire Museum (Capitoline Museum) Reserved Entrance• Leonardo da Vinci Experience with audioguide• The Altar of the Fatherland Elevator & Risorgimento Museum & Palazzo Venezia reserved entrance ticket• Trajan’s Markets Reserved Entrance Ticket• 1 day Hop-on hop-off bus• 1-hour bike rental• 72-hour public transport ticket• A night at the Opera (only if available)• Rome Imperial 3D show and audioguide• Caracalla Baths Reserved Entrance Ticket• Circo Maximo Virtual Reality Experience Reserved Entrance Ticket• Castel Sant’Angelo Reserved Entrance Ticket• Galleria Doria Pamphilj Reserved Entrance Ticket• Panoramic Terrace Breakfast• Panoramic Terrace Aperitif• Papal Udience + St. Peter's Guided Tour (only on Wednesday)• National Roman Museum (Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi, Baths of Diocletian, Palazzo Massimo) Reserved Entrance Ticket• Ara Pacis Museum• Pantheon Guided Tour• Street Art Guided Tour (only if available)• Caravaggio Guided Tour (only if available)• Jewish Ghetto Guided Tour (only if available)• Navona Underground, Pantheon +Trevi Fountain Tour (only if available)• Lateran Complex tour (only if available) • Vatican Gardens panoramic open bus + audioguide OUTSIDE ROME:• Ancient Appia Guided Tour (only if available)• A Walk in the Pontifical Villa Gardens in Castel Gandolfo• Pontifical Villa Garden Open Bus in Castel Gandolfo• Pope Summer Residence with audioguide in Castel Gandolfo• Ancient Ostia Reserved Entrance Ticket• Tivoli Villas: Villa Adriana or Villa D’Este

Rome: Piazza Navona and Trevi District Underground Pass

4. Rome: Piazza Navona and Trevi District Underground Pass

Discover what lies beneath Rome with a combo pass to the Stadium of Domitian at Piazza Navona Underground and the Trevi District Underground. Learn about two important archaeological sites that showcase the architectural wonders of Ancient Rome.  Begin your tour by descending 5 meters below street level to explore the former Stadium of Domitian at Piazza Navona. Receive an audio guide that will provide commentary as you walk through the ruins. Learn about the travertine blocks, brickwork, and marble columns of the main entrances of this sporting center. See a selection of unpublished photographs, 3D reconstructions, videos, and informative panels that tell the story of the Stadium of Domitian. Learn about the development of the site into its current piazza, as well as the evolution of Roman sports. Continue by visiting the underground passages of the Trevi District. Explore this intricate maze of ancient vestiges and the archaeological site of Vicus Caprarius, also known as the City of Water. Touch some of the historic foundations of ancient Roman buildings.

Rome: 3-Hour Highlights and Underground Guided Walking Tour

5. Rome: 3-Hour Highlights and Underground Guided Walking Tour

Discover the most important landmarks in Rome on a walking tour with a professional art historian and local guide. Begin at the Spanish Steps and make your way to Trevi Fountain and the ruins of Vicus Caprarius which lie beneath. Learn about art and history as you explore Rome's famous 2,000-year-old temples including the Pantheon. Your guide will take you underground so you can see what life was like for some of Rome's oldest inhabitants. Browse artisan shops along the way to Piazza Navona, and admire Bernini's and Borromini's masterpieces including the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, then head underground to see the remains of the ancient Stadium of Domitian. End your tour in Campo de Fiori square, a stone's throw from Trastevere, where you can unwind in authentic wineries and tavernas or enjoy some of the best nightlife in the city.

Immersive Underground and Piazzas Tour in Rome

6. Immersive Underground and Piazzas Tour in Rome

Immerse yourself in the city's history starting from Piazza Navona, one of the most charming and popular squares in Rome. The most beautiful parts of Piazza Navona are its three fountains, designed during the papacy of Gregory XIII. Erected in the center of Piazza Navona, the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi was designed by Bernini in 1651. After a look over Piazza Navona, you'll enter into the subterranean world beneath the streets of this square which is built over the site of the Stadium of Domitian. The stadium was used almost entirely for athletic contests, and for a brief period following fire-damage to the Colosseum in 217 A.D., it was used for gladiator shows. From the Stadium of Domitian you will go back on the street to move onward to the Pantheon. According to Roman legend, this is the place where at his death, the founder of Rome, Romulus, was seized by an eagle and taken off into the skies with the gods. From the Pantheon to the Secret Bath of Neptune you will have just the time to take a breath before entering into the Basilica of Neptune, built in Rome by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa in honor of Neptune. Next, travel to the Trevi Fountain and throw a coin in the water, adhering to tradition. Following the fountain, you'll enter into the subterranean world of Vicus Caprarius, also known as the City of Water. In this underground archaeological area of Vicus Caprarius you will find an intricate labyrinth of ancient remains: the remains of a domus of the imperial era; the castellum aquae of the Aqua Virgo aqueduct.

Rome: City Center Hidden Highlights Guided Walking Tour

7. Rome: City Center Hidden Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Explore the heart of Rome on a guided walking tour. See top attractions like the Piazza Navona square, the Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon. Admire an old aqueduct at the Vicus Caprarius museum and see the Stadium of Domitian. Meet your guide at fountain of Bernini in Piazza Navona and begin your guided tour through the center of Rome. Listen as your guide tells you an introduction and points out highlights in the square. Hear your guide clearly with the provided headsets. Continue to the stadium of the emperor Domitian where you can see this ancient athletic venue which seated 15,000-20,000 viewers. Make your way to the well-preserved Pantheon which was once a Roman temple before being converted to a Catholic church. Travel to the Saint Ignazio church to admire its stunning 3D frescos. Stroll to the Baroque Trevi fountain. Visit the underground excavations of the old aqueduct and the water city of Rome at the Vicus Caprarius museum. Finish your tour at La Rinascente. 

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What people are saying about Vicus Caprarius

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 155 reviews

This tour beneath modern Rome is like being invited on an archeological adventure that includes spelunking but one that--thankfully--requires absolutely no gear and you don't get dirty. Anestis led me through the archeological remains of there is a stretch of the Aqua Virgo aqueduct, inaugurated in 19 BC Rome, spotlighting the Aqua Virgo aqueduct, which still supplies water to the Trevi Fountain in the 21st century. Afterwards, he marvelously pointed out and described in detail features of the fountain that, though I had already seen it and just the night before had attended a tour that included the Trevi, had escaped my notice (or been ignored by the guide of the previous tour). Finally and thrillingly, he told me the two locations where I could find the extant and functioning Aqua Virgo aqueduct, giving me an opportunity to have my own archaeological adventure. No digging out dirt required.

Our tour guide (Rosey I think?) was so wonderful. I loved having her for our private tour. She was enthusiastic and genuine. Her tour made me so happy, as I was most excited about seeing the underground portion. I will be recommending this tour to everyone I know. It was so worth the time and money.

Vatican, museum and Sistine Chapel visit A big thank you to Georgea, our guide, who was able to share her passion for art with us. His visit, very well prepared, structured and commented, delighted us.

This was a great tour of the underground aqueduct. Marie Angela was very informative and a pleasure to listen to. Fun and quick tour that ends at the Trevi Fountain.

The guide really know his history, very nalegeble.