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Catacombs of Rome

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    Stop At: Catacombe San Sebastiano, Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome Italy

    In Saint Sebastian's catacombs, situated in Via Appia, are very important because historians believe that this place had hosted Saints Peter and Paul bodies. They are located in a slope that has always been used as a cemetery also before the Christianism, later it was converted in a cemetery for slaves and freedmen.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Catacombe di Santa Domitilla, Via delle Sette Chiese 282, 00147 Rome Italy

    Domitilla's catacombs are one of the most extensive catacombs in Rome, they are spread over 17 kilometers of underground caves, some of which are inaccessible, and they are situated over 16 meters underground. Some Christians have built these catacombs in the Ardeatina's area after Domitilla had been banished in the III century. There are about 150000 burials, some of them are decorated.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Catacombe di Priscilla, Via Salaria 430, 00199 Rome Italy

    The Catacomb of Priscilla are an archaeological site on the Via Salaria in Rome, Italy, situated in what was a quarry in Roman times. This quarry was used for Christian burials from the late 2nd century through the 4th century. This catacomb, according to tradition, is named after the wife of the Consul Manius Acilius Glabrio; he is said to have become a Christian and was killed on the orders of Domitian. Some of the walls and ceilings display fine decorations illustrating Biblical scenes.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Catacombe di San Callisto, Via Appia Antica 110, 00179 Rome Italy

    The catacombs of St. Callixtus are among the greatest and most important of Rome. They originated about the middle of the second century and are part of a cemeterial complex which occupies an area of 90 acres, with a network of galleries about 12 miles long, in four levels, more than twenty meters deep. In it were buried tens of martyrs, 16 popes and very many Christians. You will also admire the Crypt of St. Cecilia: the popular patron saint of music, she was martyred and entombed where the statue now lies.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available for all the accomodation within the aurelian walls
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
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    • Transportation
    • Guided tour
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    • Pickup and Dropoff
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombe San Sebastiano
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombe di Santa Domitilla
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombe di Priscilla
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombe di San Callisto
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Included in the tour is the visit of two of these four Catacombs, available according to the day.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Captain-Anneliese
    2 August 2019|
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    Response from csscss11 |
    Hi, for September 13th you will be able to see the crypts of San Callisto, and the Catacombs of San Sebastiano. Kind regards Romaetravel
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    jacquid95
    18 June 2019|
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    Response from csscss11 |
    Hi, the catacombs can only be visited with the guide. Kind regards Romaetravel
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