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Catacombe di San Callisto, Rome

3.9
#33 of 526 in Historic Sites in Rome
Delve into the nearly 20 km (12 mi) of tunnels and graves at Catacombe di San Callisto on the Appian Way, one of the most notable burial sites of ancient Rome. Discover the legacies of early Christianity as you visit some of the earliest popes' ornate tombs and crypts. The tombs of ancient families here often feature frescoes and mosaic artwork. Tour the outdoor section of the complex to see several small basilicas. To ensure a spot in a guided tour, book ahead. Take a look at our Rome trip itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Catacombe di San Callisto and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Although had a vague idea what it was it took me by surprise to see this huge and elaborate burial place of early Christians and their slaves. If you are expecting to see remains of dead bodies or mum...  more »
  • The tour started with a short lecture in the entrance building which continued in the tunnels below. The guide was funny, engaging and had great english skills. We learned a lot about the catacombs th...  more »
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