Villa Jovis

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  • Address: Via Tiberio, 80073 Capri NA, Italy, 80073
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-0818370381
  • Ticket Price: 2 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites

A remarkable testament of early roman architecture, Villa Jovis is the largest of twelve Tiberian villas. Emperor Tiberius fell in love with the island of Capri and commissioned 12 villas to be made here. Villa Jovis was the most lavish of these villas, spreading 1.7 acres. The villa boasted of top technology of that time, including a provision for collecting rainwater. The walk up to the villa is exhilarating or even excruciating (depending on your fitness levels) but definitely well worth it because of the magnificent views it offers. The ruins of Villa Jovis were largely uncovered during the 18th century under the reign of Charles of Bourbon, and are relatively well-conserved despite the loss of numerous artifacts, some of which are displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Naples.

  • From the Piazzetta, walk the length of Via Longano, continuing along Via Sopramonte and finally Via Tiberio. It's an uphill walk and will take about 45 minutes.

  • Free for European Union citizens under 18. Free entrance on the first Sunday of the month.

  • Reach this spot by taxi or on rented bike.

  • Da Luigi S.r.l.
  • Le Grottelle, Lo Sfizio

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  • Villa Jovis Address: Via Tiberio, 80073 Capri NA, Italy, 80073
  • Villa Jovis Contact Number: +39-0818370381
  • Villa Jovis Timing: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Villa Jovis Price: 2 EUR
  • Best time to visit Villa Jovis(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Villa Jovis: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 14.51% of people who visit Capri include Villa Jovis in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Villa Jovis visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Villa Jovis

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  • Great views. Closed due to extreme weather but the gardens next door (with donation) were great

  • It is an interesting place that requires a very long walk uphill. Not much to see though except the views. Could get really crowded. However, much better views (by far) are from the nearby Parco Astarita (free entry).

  • Beautiful historical place, and diamond view over there.

  • There was a free English only audio guide that came with the 6 euro ticket. Cash only, coins preferred. I had a good time, the audio guide explained pretty well what happened in the whole villa and was easy to follow along.

  • This grand Roman palace is sure to bring out the history buff in everyone. Its sprawling footprint includes cisterns, dormitories, and a large sculpture up top. It is a long walk on foot from Capri Town, but it is well worth it. (Just be sure you've packed enough water. The hike is a good 30 minutes uphill.)

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