Rome: Catacombs Guided Tour with Transfer

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Discover what lies beneath Rome with a guided tour of the Catacombs. Descend into the dark maze of the Roman Catacombs on a trip from Rome with transportation included.

Highlights

  • Be transported back to ancient times as you take a tour of the Catacombs in Rome
  • Benefit from the transfer by open bus through a panoramic route
  • Visit the extensive tunnels which were once a burial ground and place of worship
  • Hear the fascinating history and stories of these sacred places from your guide

Description

Embark on a fascinating underground tour of the Catacombs, taking you into the unusual history of Rome. Head far below its busy streets and towering monuments to the concealed side of this ancient city. Follow along as your expert guide tells reveals little-known mysteries of Rome's darker side. Begin your tour at one of the most spectacular centrally located squares in Rome, Venice Square, next to the Townhall. Hop on a panoramic bus and head to the Catacombs, following a roundtrip panoramic route. Begin your underground tour and explore these extensive tunnels lined with tombs carved right out of the rock, and hear the fascinating history of these sacred places. Learn about how dating almost 2,000 years to the 2nd century AD, this extensive network of underground tunnels was once a burial ground and a place of worship for the first Christians in Rome. Combine your tour with the additional option to visit the Trevi district underground. Explore the ruins and hidden passages beneath the Trevi district and the surrounding area. Combine your tour with the additional option to visit the fascinating Capuchin Museum and his crypt. Visit on your own the famous Capuchin Crypt in Via Veneto with your audioguide! Learn about the crypt and the remains of the approximately 4,000 friars to decorate the floor-to-ceiling designs, lending it the macabre nickname of 'the Bone Chapel'.

Includes

Skip the line ticket for Callisto Catacombs (except on Wednesdays) Skip the line ticket for Domitilla Catacombs (only on Wednesdays) Guided tour (Italian, English, French, Spanish, and German) Return transfer from Touristation Office (Piazza d'Ara Coeli, 16) Trevi district underground ticket with audio guide (if the option is selected) Capuchin Crypt ticket with audio guide (if the option is selected)

Important Information

  • Catacombs tour is not recommended for travelers who may get claustrophobic due to the small spaces. The tour is not accessible for visitors on wheelchairs or with severe motor disabilities. Dress code is required: shoulders and knees has to be covered. Visitors with specific disabilities may be entitled to a free ticket after speaking directly to the ticket office of Catacombs. Catacombs and Trevi District Underground are in different locations: transfer is not included. You will visit the Catacombs first and Trevi District Underground according to your staying in Rome. Catacombs and Cappuccini Cripts are in different locations: transfer is not included. You will visit the Catacombs first and Cappuccini Cripts according to your staying in Rome.

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