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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of construction going on all around here making this venue very difficult to find currently. Still, this is a very interesting thing to see. It will take only 30 minutes or less, but will be well worth the effort, money and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank O3993SYtomc
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This was a special visit for our family of 15! I did not book a tour, but a multimedia tour for my family, but when the guide saw we had a rather large group, one of the guides took us around the museum and into...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank kjswayne
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Went in with the Omnia card so it was free (would recommend as I wouldn't pay to enter due to the size of the place, it is very small). Me and my friend did not pay the extra to use the tablets which I feel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emily M
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

For those with an interest in biblical history or who find visiting sites associated with biblical events, these few rooms are well worth adding to the itinerary. There is fairly solid evidence that Paul the apostle was imprisoned at this site just prior to his...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We booked online to attend the Mamertine Prison, we were booked for the 5pm session, there was one other couple already in inside, when we arrived we had no confirmation with us, we asked them to check our reservation under our name, they advised very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank HelenVJK
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I can't put into words what it was like to be actually standing in the prison where the Apostle Paul wrote 2nd Timothy and the Apostle Peter wrote 2nd Peter as they both, at separate times, awaited their execution. "God hath not given us the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank MrsG2008
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The price of admission to see Mamertine Prison is €10. The only form of payment acceptable is by card, no cash. Considering the fact that the prison consists of a small upper chamber and a smaller lower chamber (where the inmates were kept while waiting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank C6384MZpaulf
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Two of the most significant figures in the Bible, the apostles Paul and Peter, were imprisoned at this site. It really brings to life the significance of the times as early Christianity clashed with Rome. Pro Tip: the site is not open too late so...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank LostGator09
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We had Omnia cards so did not have to pay an additional entrance fee. The prison is only small with a few cells but it is a very special place. It is humbling to be where Peter and Paul were once imprisoned. Its nice to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Flamingo14
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

For me this was quite disappointing. We had the Omnia pass so didn't have to pay the entry fee. Not a great deal to see in the rooms. There are more worth while places to visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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