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Catacombe San Sebastiano

727 Reviews

Catacombe San Sebastiano

727 Reviews
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Half-Day St Sebastian Catacombs and Appian Way Tour
$85.45 per adult
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Small-Group or Private Crypts, Bone Chapel and Catacombs Tour
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Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome Italy
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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

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Home to some of the world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract huge crowds. Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and St. Peter’s Basilica (when the option is selected) in Rome. Early morning and evening tour options mean you can explore the complex during far less crowded time slots. Upgrade to a small-group tour limited to 10 people for a more personalized experience.
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SpaceTruckker wrote a review Jul 2020
Greenwich, Connecticut24 contributions14 helpful votes
It is a little bit on the other side of town from all the mainstream Rome tourist attractions ("outside the walls"), but definitely worth seeing. They have an English guided tour which for 8 euros I would recommend as the guide is very helpful in explaining the history of the catacombs. I was able to get there from the Spanish Steps by subway and bus, so it was a very easy and economical trip. While on this side of town, I would recommend a stop at the Church of Domine Quo Vadis, which is a short bus ride down the Appian Way from the Catacombs. If you do take the bus, keep in mind while it lets you off right in front of the Catacombs, when returning, you need to walk down the Appian Way to get to the return stop. There are no sidewalks on this part of the road, and since this is Rome the cars are flying by so just be careful. After the Quo Vadis Church you can take the bus back to the subway and head over to Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. You can make a great half day trip or longer out of this and see many beautiful sites of religious importance.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Amanda F wrote a review Feb 2020
Amsterdam15 contributions8 helpful votes
Not one of the Must Do's in Rome, but was different and very interesting. Worth a visit if you have the time.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Trees and Towns wrote a review Jan 2020
52 contributions1 helpful vote
The catacombs were absolutely fascinating and were such an amazing feat of design. They date back to the third century and were named after the martyr St. Sebastian. You can only visit the catacombs by taking one of the tours which last around 45 minutes. The guide was really knowledgeable and took us through the three underground levels of galleries that were lined with wall tombs and smaller spaces for urns. The tour finishes in the beautiful basilica which is located directly above the catacombs. I wouldn't recommend the tour for anyone with mobility problems as there are loads of stairs and the floors are very uneven.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Gregory K wrote a review Jan 2020
Gloucester, United Kingdom195 contributions61 helpful votes
We dropped in here during our day-long amble along the Appian Way and we were delighted that there was space on the next English tour. Our guide was informative and took us round various levels, including the deep catacombs, the tomb of St Sebastian and a Roman necropolis, before ending up in the church of St Sebastian itself. The history was fascinating, although I found it a bit rushed and I would have preferred to have longer to look round. It was disappointing that the vast majority of the grave sites in the catacombs were empty. I understand the rationale for this, but it detracted from the overall effect.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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AJ T wrote a review Dec 2019
Katy, Texas38 contributions9 helpful votes
Full disclosure, I am biased. My son, who died of leukemia a year ago today was named after St. Sebastian. My wife and daughter and I visited today. That said, just from a historical perspective it was a great site. The Basilica got a bit emotional for us though.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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