The Naples Underground Offers an Endless Timeline of Neapolitan History

Roman aqueducts, WWII shelters, art, and caches abound in the tunnels below the surface of Naples.

The tunnels of Naples Underground, featuring a hall with carved loculi (cavities).
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A clearly abandoned room in the Naples Underground, with a rusty tub and cot.
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  • A room in the Bourbon Tunnels of the Naples Underground.

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A fresco depicting a woman, man, and girl in the Naples Underground, believed to be a family.
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  • A fresco believed to depict a family in the Catacombs of San Gennaro.

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