Rome: Catacombs & Underground Tour, Ticket, & Transfer
- Skip the line
- Duration: 2 hours
Whether it's a longing for a deeper sense of Rome's past, a chance to explore the underground tunnels of the city, or just morbid curiosity, exploring these subterranean burial sites is a must do, so here are our top five sites to see.
Christian martyrs Marcellinus and Peter are buried here, which is where the tomb receives its name. With a wonderful history and impressive art work, it's a perfect stop to make.
This is the most popular of all the catacombs, where you'll find the burial sites of many martyrs and 16 popes, not to mention early Christian frescoes.
The only catacombs still to contain bones, these are also some of the oldest, largest and most impressive. Included here, as well, is a 2nd century fresco of the last supper.
Featuring incredible architecture and with a fantastic history, it is well worth taking a tour to this catacomb.
The greatest draw to this catacomb is one of the earliest images of the bearded Christ. This tomb also originally held the relics of Saints Felix and Adauctus.
Some of the catacombs are closed on certain days of the week, so be sure to check in advance that the site you wish to visit is open!
A great many of the most important catacombes are located on the Via Appia, and it's very easy to access by foot or the hop on, hop off Archeobus service.
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Very interesting and well organized tour. Our guide Marta was great, very knowledgeable, interesting, and made it a lot of fun. Highly recommended!
Incredible tour around the Appiaway, excellent guide Arturo Highly recomend this tour, bikes where good and the sights amazing!!
Our guide was very engaging and knew his stuff! We learned a lot!
It was great, but would have liked to have taken pictures.
Interesting history, great and knowledgeable guide.