Catacombs of St. Callixtus

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  • Citavecchia: Catacombs of San Sebastiano and Callisto Tour

    1. Citavecchia: Catacombs of San Sebastiano and Callisto Tour

    Meet your guide and start the 50-minute drive outside of Rome to the tombs underneath Civitavecchia. Visit the Catacombs of San Sebastiano, the oldest Christian cemetery in Rome. Walk through the miles of underground passageways that make up this sacred site. Stand in the cavernous underground chambers where early Christians congregated. Hear about the burial practices of early Christians, and see religious symbols carved into the walls. Next, visit the Catacombs of San Callisto, the largest and most significant early Christian burial site in Rome. Travel back in time to the 2nd century and see the resting place of 10 martyrs, 16 popes, and hundreds of early Christians who died for their faith. Learn about the persecution of Christianity under the Romans as you walk through the underground labyrinth. Contemplate the faith of early believers in Christianity as you make your way through ...

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What people are saying about Catacombs of St. Callixtus

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 34 reviews

Our guide was Klaus, a very experienced and personable man who explained a lot to us about this impressive place. I was very fascinated and because of me the tour could have lasted even longer, we actually were on the road for 40 minutes exactly as stated. It was very refreshing to be in the cool underground in the hot temperatures :) Highly recommended !!!

Guided tour in German very informative and very exciting. Recommended visit! Duration about 35 minutes. TIP: Take a jacket or sweater with you, it is quite cool downstairs.

My tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and very savvy on how to educate others. Awesome tour experience.

Super nice tour in German. The 40 minutes went by very quickly, would have loved to stay longer :)

All was excellent I book the tickets rapidly and safe