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Exclusive Catacombs After Closing And Bone Chappel

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Get exclusive after hours access to the underground burial chambers of Rome on the first ever walking tour of the Catacombs of Rome after dark. Discover Rome’s most important cities of the dead.

Highlights

Exclusive after-hours entrance to Rome Catacombs

Tickets for Capuchin Crypt & Museum

Private, air-conditioned transport

Small groups of max 15 people

Expert tour guide

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Your Experience

Start your after hours tour of the Catacombs of Rome at the Capuchin Crypt, better known as the “Bone Chapel” for the mortal remains of some 4,000 deceased monks that decorate its walls. Take in this extraordinary site in a small group of no more than 15 people as an expert guide explains the interesting beliefs of the monks about life and death that motivated the creation of such a macabre memorial.

Then, hop on a private, air-conditioned minibus and head to the Catacombs of Santa Priscilla, famous as the home of the oldest known depiction of the Virgin Mary. Once the final resting place of 7 popes, the catacombs will give a thrill of excitement as you become one of the first people to descend into the chambers after dark since the days of imperial Rome. Venture down the shadowy passageways without the crowds, and listen to your guide's tales of the darker side of the birth of Christianity.

Then, get dropped off back at Piazza Barberini in central Rome, convenient for both the metro and restaurants for you to continue your evening at leisure.

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Inclusions

Exclusive after hours entrance to the Catacombs of Rome

Tickets for the Capuchin Crypt and Museum

Transportation by private, air-conditioned vehicle

Small group tour of no more than 15 people

Guide

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Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Know Before you Go

• Unfortunately, the local tour operator is unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, in wheelchairs or using strollers

• Sites on this itinerary include holy places, and attire must be appropriate for your visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. The local tour operator cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. It is sufficient to bring extra coverings with you and put them on before entrance to the holy areas

• Photography is not allowed in the sites visited on this tour, due to their religious nature

• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

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Margareth
Margareth
Reviewed in August, 2018kpw

This was such an informative and eye opening tour. We went on a very hot day in Rome and were grateful when we descended into the cool Catacombs, our guide an English girl was very funny and informative she was a wealth of information it really does open your mind of how they lived then and the history behind it all, well worth the money.

Richard
Richard
Reviewed in August, 2018

This was an excellent trip which we thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish. Our guide was fantastic - she was very knowledgeable and had a passion for her work. I would recommend this trip.

Rachael
Rachael
Reviewed in July, 2018

We had the best tour with walks of Italy. We took our 12 and 9 year old who absolutely loved it. Rebecca was our guide who was absolutely fantastic! I would definitely recommend this tour for families

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Meet by the fountain in the center of Piazza Barberini. If traveling by public transport, take the metro to Barberini station, 2 stops west of Rome Termini train station.

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Piazza Barberini, Rome

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