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Rome: Catacombs of St.Callixtus Guided Tour

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Explore the historic Catacombs of St. Callixtus on a 2-hour excursion from Rome. See where dozens of martyrs and 16 Catholic popes were buried.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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  • Take a tour inside the mysterious second-century Catacombs of St. Callixtus
  • Hear about the history of the official cemetery of the Church of Rome
  • See underground crypts, family tombs, and ancient frescoes
Full description
Follow an expert guide down into the mysterious Catacombs of St. Callixtus on this 2-hour trip from Rome. Dating back to the second century, the catacombs are part of a burial complex that occupies 90 acres with 12 miles of galleries on four underground levels.

Dozens of martyrs, 16 popes, and many Roman Christians are buried in the catacombs, which comprise the official cemetery of the Church of Rome.

Discover many different areas during your guided tour, including the Little Vatican, the Crypt of St. Cecilia, and family tombs. See frescoes that can be dated to the beginning of the third century and represent the sacraments of Baptism and the Eucharist.
  • Catacombs tour with an expert guide
  • Private round-trip transportation from Rome by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Celebration of the holy mass
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

The meeting point is Via Giolitti 10, in front of the big coin shop.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The drive to the catacombs takes approximately 30 minutes each way, but the exact duration depends on the time of day and traffic conditions
• Be sure to check your inbox for the tour recap email from the local tour operator (info@faberest.com), informing you of the exact meeting point and other important details of your booking

From US$ 157.85 per person

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Product ID: 75778