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Catacombe di San Callisto

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Address: Via Appia Antica, 110/126, 00179 Rome, Italy
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09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Thu - Tue 09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This first Christian cemetery of Rome houses the remains of 9 popes and...

This first Christian cemetery of Rome houses the remains of 9 popes and saints.

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Ancient Appian Way, Catacombs and Roman Countryside Electric Bike Tour
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Guided Bike Tour of the Appian Way and Aqueducts Park

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It was curiosity that brought me here. I was impressed by what lies beneath our feet. It is impressive and freaky strange in the same time. Our guide was an american student in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was curiosity that brought me here. I was impressed by what lies beneath our feet. It is impressive and freaky strange in the same time. Our guide was an american student in catholic church, he was great. Explained very good and answered to all of our questions. Great experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really cool place, and very economical. We went in March and booked an english speaking tour. The guide was very pleasant and extremely knowledgeable. I can highly recommend this tour.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an enormous site both above and below ground - the catacombs extend for thousands of yards. Visits are strictly by guided tour (provided), start on the hour and last about 45 mins. Entrance is 8€ (under 18's free) - closed Wednesdays. The site is a few Km outside Rome on the Via Apia Antica. Easiest and cheapest way... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop at the beginning of the Appian walk. Knowledgeable and friendly guide took us deep into the catacombs. No picture taking allowed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is well organised place, were guide talked very informative. 40 min passed so fast ☺ we enjoyed this excursion 😊

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the best time on a citywonders tour with Rebecca. She was witty and informative. The first stop was the catacombs! What an interesting history! Then we went back into the city and had a great tour of the Capucian Monks monestary, complete with a viewing of all the chapels decorated with departed monks bones! Beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are highly under rated as they are located outside the city walls. They offer only guided tours and the guide was really helpful in explaining to us everything and clarifying our doubts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Catacombs are located a short bus drive from Circo Massimo. There are guided tours on several languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, even Polish. The tour takes about 40 minutes and the guides are very knowledgeable. There is a long siesta around noon, so make sure to check the opening hours. After you are done with the visit, I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Located about 20 to 40-minute (depending on traffic) bus ride from Termini, this is a very convenient location to visit. The bus dropped you off right in front of the entrance and you only need to walk 100m to get to the ticket booth. There's no online reservation so getting tickets can take a long time during peak hours. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Its quite far from the city center, but You can get in there by bus. It was the most interesting place in Rome. Tour takes about 40 min. Guides are very professional.

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