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Official Guided Tour of the Catacombs of St Callixtus, Rome

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Official Guided Tour of the Catacombs of St Callixtus in Rome highlights

  • Discover the underground cemetery of St. Callixtus in the Catacombs, which were dug by the Christians of Rome.

  • Admire the marble slab that sealed the tomb on which some of ‘Pope Damasus' renowned verses have been engraved.

  • A friendly tour guide will be there with you as you explore the Catacombs of St Callixtus, offering insights and making your journey even more enjoyable.

  • Be amazed by Maderno's oldest Christian frescoes, revealing artwork dating back to before 400 AD and unearthed in Rome.

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Catacombs of St. Callixtus
Via Appia Antica, 110/126, 00179 Roma RM, Italy

Official Guided Tour of the Catacombs of St Callixtus in Rome cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made within 1 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
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Official Guided Tour of the Catacombs of St Callixtus in Rome overview

About the Official Guided Tour of the Catacombs of St. Callixtus, Rome:

The Catacombs of St. Callixtus in Rome’ is an ancient underground burial site dating back to the 2nd century AD. It has a vast network of tunnels that served as a final resting place for early Christians, including numerous popes and martyrs. These sacred catacombs have detailed frescoes, inscriptions, and sculptures that decorate the walls, offering insights into early Christian beliefs and practices.

About the Catacombs of St Callixtus Tickets Tickets, Rome:

  • Stroll through the vast underground tunnels, stretching over 20 kilometres, bejewelled with frescoes, sculptures, and inscriptions that provide fascinating glimpses into the early Christian faith.
  • See the final resting place of over 150,000 graves and a testament to the cultural and religious significance of Rome.
  • Learn about the history of catacombs, which are adorned with ancient graffiti that provides glimpses into the daily life and thoughts of the people who visited these sacred spaces.
  • Visit the crypt of the 3rd-century popes, where you will see 5 of the 9 buried and preserved tombstones of Rome's bishops.
  • Hear the tales of St. Cecilia, the patron of music and a Roman virgin martyr while entering her crypt.
  • Walk through the oldest part of the catacomb, the Crypt of Lucina, the burial site of Pope Cornelius and witness the cubicles of the sacrament.
  • Explore the network of tunnels dug during the peacetime period and find your way out to complete your journey.

How to Reach?

By Car: The Catacombs of St Callixtus is 8.8 km from the city centre. It will take 27 min via Appia Antica and Ingresso Autobus Catacombe di S. Callisto route to reach your destination.

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