Catacombs of Rome
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History and Culture
Unique burial grounds of ancient Rome, Catacombs are unique experience to have.Totally worth your time if you are not creeped out by cemetries.
When to visit:
january - december
00:00 - 00:00 : Sunday
09:00 - 17:00 : Monday - Saturday
Closed on Sundays.
Catacombs of Rome are underground burial grounds used by christians and jews. These were built to solve the problems created from lack of space and high priced land.
The corpses were wrapped in a sheet and placed in the niches which were dug along the passageways. These niches were then covered with marble or baked clay gravestones.
The five catacombs which are open to public are:
- Catacombs of San Sebastiano
- Catacombs of San Callisto
- Catacombs of Priscilla
- Catacombs of Domitilla
- Catacombs of Sant’Agnese
Walking through the dark and damp passageways is a fascibating experience. Spanish guided tours are included in the cost of entrance.
Catacombs of San Sebastiano: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00.
Catacombs of San Callisto: Thursday to Tuesday from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00
Catacombs of Priscilla: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00
Catacombs of Domitilla: Wednesday to Monday from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00
Catacombs of Sant’Agnese: 9:00 to 12:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00; the catacombs are closed on Sunday mornings and Monday afternoons.
136 Via Appia Antica Roma Roma Città Metropolitana di Roma Lazio Italy 00179
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
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