Visit Rome's Catacombs and Crypts

Visit Rome's Catacombs and Crypts

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3 hours 30 minutes



Starting time
9:50 AM , 2:30 PM

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Discover Rome's catacombs and crypts on this guided tour that reveals the relics hidden underneath the Italian capital.

You will begin your underground exploration with one of the funerary chambers below Rome to see the catacombs where the first Christian martyrs, condemned to death for their faith, were buried.

Then you'll move on to the Basilique San Nicola in Carcere. Your guide will tell you anecdotes about these emblematic monuments and explain in detail the context for understanding the cult sites and historic burial customs.

Finally, you will visit the Capuchin crypt, whose walls are lined with the remains of almost 4,000 monks of the Franciscan Capuchin order.

This service ends at Piazza Barberini or at the exit of San Nicola in Carcere.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability (excluding exceptional dates)
    Summer: every day
    Winter: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Departure point: Piazza Barberini
  • Please note that photography and filming are not permitted within the sites visited
  • The tour inside the Capuchin crypt will run with audioguide
  • This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility
  • Pushchairs/strollers are not accepted on this tour

Price includes

  • Guided tour of Rome's catacombs and crypts
  • Entry to the catacombs of the Basilica San Nicola in Carcere
  • Entry and audioguide to the Capuchin crypt
  • Bus travel between the different sites

Price doesn’t include

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras



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