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San Giovanni Evangelista

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From the white exterior of the roofless Norman church (built on a Greek temple) to the Catacombs of... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Palo Alto, California
Family weekend

Interesting place, always sad to see destroyed, try to imagine what it was really like. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

From the white exterior of the roofless Norman church (built on a Greek temple) to the Catacombs of Marciano, this is a site of outstanding interest. St Paul is said to have preached here; the extensive sets of catacombs are just astonishing. It's possible to...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Interesting place, always sad to see destroyed, try to imagine what it was really like. Amazing caves.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This Catholic Church was totally destroyed. It is been used for wedding or some catholic events. There is a guide person that shows you what has been in the place and what happened at that time, I mean the history of the place. Catacombs are...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The church is completely destroyed and only used for special events such weddings and night shows but is it highly impressive and shows once again the intimate link between antiquity, middle ages and now ..... We highly recommend to take the guided tour of the...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Unprecedented display of caves being used as graves from as early as the first century AC. Astonishing crypts and "chapels"

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