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Catacombe San Sebastiano

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Address: Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 067850350
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Description: A series of underground passages containing the tombs of the early...
A series of underground passages containing the tombs of the early Christians.
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We walked from the park entrance north/west and to the catacombes, its about 1,5km. The tour guide was nice and informative. Yes, I learned something. Great! Tour takes 30mins.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We walked from the park entrance north/west and to the catacombes, its about 1,5km. The tour guide was nice and informative. Yes, I learned something. Great! Tour takes 30mins.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

From Colloseum it's a 15-20 bus ride (line 118) and definitely worth the €8 entrance including a guided tour. Nice cool break from the Roman summer heat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Get away from the crowds and the city and visit the Catacombs. It will be worth it! Take the subway to the Colosseum; cross the street toward the Colosseum; look for the bus stop for 118 (I think. double check... the stop says San Seb. Catacombs). It's a 30 minute tour underground. Very cool!! The church is there as well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Takes a while to get there on bus 660 from metro but so great to see the ancient area, Appia Antica, with Roman ruins around you! Also walk farther to San Callisto and see the views, church, and catacombs of Christian martyrs, 6 Popes, and 8 Cardinals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you have a few hours to kill and are tired of art and churches this is a cool tour. You may have to wait to get a tour in your language but they have a nice cafe to wait in. It feels like an old episode if land of the lost, i was waiting for the sleestack to get... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The bus trip out was easy. The tour cost 8 Euro. No pictures allowed. The tour guide rushed us through the space, hardly got to examine anything. It took about 10-20 minutes. No time to take in the significance of the place. Getting back to Antica Roma was long. Buses are few and far between. We were lucky to hail... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife and I were here on a tour with 34 others, though this was an Optional Excursion with only around 15 others. We had been here over 50 years ago, and it was at my insistence that we went. It was creepy, a lot of it looking somewhat alike. Photography was not permitted, which cuts down on my own... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Age and history are what this place are all about. Cobble stone roman road, burial place of so many both roman and christian. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The St. Sebastians katacombe is fascinating. Something different then the numerous museums in rome. The tour guide himself..... the way he told us about why the katacombs were out of the city, why one grave was different than the other. AND MORE!!! It is about a 20 minute taxi ride out of the city and ca. 18 euros one way.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

At 8 euros per person entrance fee worth every penny. Very interesting and well worth the extra time we had to pay for.

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Address: Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 067850350
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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