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The Underground Roman Catacombs Tour

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Peel back the layers of Roman history with an exploration of its Underground Roman Catacombs, in a walking tour. This small group, personal experience is not to be missed!


  • Discover the dark side of Rome by visiting the vast 2nd-century Catacombs of Rome.

  • Have a unique experience and a chilling tour under the guidance of a professional local tour guide.

  • Explore the narrow passageways and learn the secrets of the largest catacombs in Rome.

  • The entrance is included in this small-group walking tour of the Underground Roman Catacombs.

  • The small group experience allows you to have a one-on-one interaction with your tour guide.


  • Entrance Ticket

  • Local Guide


  • Hotel transfers

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

To truly understand Rome, we must dig downwards as the city has been built and rebuilt itself for thousands of years. The Underground Catacombs tour is designed to take you deep down into the layers of Roman history where you can discover the secrets of the largest catacombs in Rome.

In this small-group walking tour, your expert historian guide will give you an insight into the sacred tunnels and tell you how it is associated with the first Christians in ancient Rome. Listen to the narration about the roots of Christianity’s enduring rites and rituals as you stroll through the eerie passageways of the Catacombs, consisting of 150,000 bodies stretched over the place.

Important Information:

  • The tour is available in 2 languages – English and Italian.

  • Wear comfortable footwear and clothing for the tour.

  • There is no audio guide available.


  • Daily at 9:30am


  • 2 hours
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide outside the church.

  • Address: Via delle Sette Chiese, 282, 00147 Roma RM, Italy.

  • Your guide will be holding a white and orange flag.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Odescalchi/Bompiani. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 716 and n716 to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Garbatella. It is a quick 0-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board metros MEB and MEB1 to get you there.


This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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