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Villa Jovis

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Address: Via Tiberio, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Perched on the top of Mount Tiberio, at more than 1,200 feet above sea...

Perched on the top of Mount Tiberio, at more than 1,200 feet above sea level, are the ruins of Capri's largest and most lavish Roman villa.

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Interesting ruins and a very nice walk from Capri Town

Worth the uphill walk from Capri Town. The view on a clear day is tremendous. The goats were an added bonus.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dale C
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Twin Peaks, California
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nyc
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a warm day, its a hard walk/hike. Specially for those of us who don't exercise daily. Can't say the hike was worth it. There are many other viewing points in capri that are much better and closer. The ruins themselves were not impressive and you have to pay to look at the ruins! Believe it was 4EU each.

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Twin Peaks, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the uphill walk from Capri Town. The view on a clear day is tremendous. The goats were an added bonus.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Long difficult walk up from the square in Capri town. With the train entrance behind you turn left and walk across the square through the small tunnel then follow the small path between the shops up until you see the sign on the right to Villa Jovis. Lovely views from the top, although it is just a ruin. We took... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of Villa Jovis is not the ruins but the views of the Sorrento peninsula, and the beautiful walk from Capri town that goes by houses with lemon and orange groves and beautiful gardens.

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Thank SFSCL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't even aware of this place before our hotel staff recommended it. It's a little bit of a hike but it was well worth it. The hike up itself is beautiful and the ruins are well-preserved and interesting. We really enjoyed this!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to visit, make sure you go in the morning as it's locked up in the afternoons. It's only €4 a ticket so well worth it for the views alone. The info boards are in Italian and English and will help you get an understanding of the place. There are free toilets there.

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Sydney
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your headed to Isola di Capri; you must take the time to walk to Villa Jovis. Building of this grand mansion completed in 27 AD and served as the headquarters for Caesar Tiberius. The ruins and view are breathtaking.

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ask for directions at the tourist kiosk in the square , It was a delightful walk through the town, along narrow lanes past lovely houses, seeing more of Capri than the tourists who only visit the main square. The views were spectacular. The villa was really interesting. We took the narrow rough track back down and only discovered later it... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk (uphill) thru little streets of Capri with some nice looking villas (and not so) besides the path and some fields with crops and… Once you arrive, you will see some ruins from Roman period (it was Tiberius’s residence). From a balcony at the top, you will have really beautiful views of boats / ferries coming in and out... More 

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Knoxville, United States
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Jovis wasn't very crowded when we went. It is definitely a long walk to get up to the top but there are multiple places to stop and grab a cold beverage. The ruins are nice, but the views were the best part in my opinion.

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