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Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

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3 hrs


  • Descend through time at the Basilica San Nicola in Carcere, a 12-century Basilica with a 4th century Basilica in its basement!
  • Marvel at a Caravaggio painting and the chapel made of human bones
  • Learn about the Capuchin monks and their burial practices as you see them in front of you
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Fancy yourself as an explorer? If yes, then you’re sure to enjoy this fascinating trip underground to see the ancient catacombs and crypts of Rome. Take this 3-hour walking tour and discover the Domitilla Catacomb and San Nicola in Carcere with skip-the-line access. You’ll also visit the Capuchin crypt where you can admire the Caravaggio painting St Francis in Meditation and a chapel made entirely out of human bones. You can learn all about the ancient burial customs, practices of the Capuchin monks and secret Christian worship spots. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the history of Rome first-hand.


  • Skip the line access
  • Professional guide
  • Transport between sites in an air-conditioned minibus
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  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Pick-up and drop-off
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My Tickets

You will receive an email confirmation along with your mobile voucher shortly. You can display the voucher on your mobile device along with a valid photo ID at the venue.

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Piazza Barberini, Roma

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Additional Information

A dress code is required for entry into some of the sites on this tour. Knees and shoulders must be covered
No photos can be taken inside the venue during the tour
Children below the age of 14 years need to be accompanied by an adult
End point is at San Nicola in Carcere

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