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Catacombe San Sebastiano

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A series of underground passages containing the tombs of the early Christians.
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Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We toured these catacombs following our visit to the Church of St. Peter in Chains. it was a little way out of the city, but the drive was pleasant. I was disappointed that the guide did not allow photos down in the catacombs. pictures were...More

Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 1 week ago

One has to take a guided tour of the Catacombs but it was well worth the reasonable entrance fee. Our guide was obviously an expert and we learned a great deal about these ancient burial sites. Photos are not allowed in the Catacombs out of...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The catacomb is a bit further afield than most of the other main attractions but well worth a visit. Our tour guide was fantastic - she was open to questions and very knowledgeable and informative. You can't take pictures inside the catacombs but can around...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a rather old Rome guidebook which said San Callisto was the place to go......maybe in 2006 but not now, rude uninterested staff and no facilities apart from a toilet and gift shop, plus if you turn up at about lunchtime there isn't a...More

Thank mystabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coincidentally we went to the Appian Way on the rare occasion that the guided tour of the catacombs was free, but it would have been well worth paying. We were amazed by the 3rd century crypts which were in fantastic condition, plus the guide (who...More

Thank c00ee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thanks to the suggestion of a Roman citizen we decided to visit this hidden place. Actually it's not too far from the Colosseum and easily to reach with number 118 public bus. The cost is 8 € only for a guided tour of approximately 45...More

Thank kami_87
Reviewed September 16, 2018

As part of our visit to Rome to wanted to walk along the ancient Appian Way. The catacombs are on route and they only offer tour guided visits and depending on your language there may be a short wait. Located beneath the Basilica of San...More

Thank ozboyz
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The tour guide left us in the lobby as we waited for the English tour to start. Therefore another guide rushed is through half the catacombes so we only saw a very small portion of them. Disappointed in the overall tour as even when we...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

We had a spectacular tour guide. I did not catch his name, but he projected his voice well so everyone could hear, and his English was excellent. A few days after this, we also visited the Catacombs of Priscilla and were very disappointed in that...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The tour was very interesting and was different to the other catacomb I have been to in Naples. However, it was very bad that photos were not allowed. It is a good place to stop along Via Appia Antica.

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equinn298
July 21, 2018|
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February 20, 2017|
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Take the Big Bus tour. It stops Right in front of the catacombs. Otherwise, You’ll have to take the metro and a taxi which is less convenient and more expensive in the long run.
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