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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 1 week ago

We ended up visiting the catacombs during our recent trip to Italy in July. After walking in the heat all day, this was a great change of pace at the end. The tour was very well done. The guide had some interesting stories to share....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tloth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour was well delivered and fascinating! This was part of a bike tour so I may not have gone to the trouble to specifically search this experience out - but now so glad we did it. It was a pretty fast, low hassle and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The catacombes were very interesting and I enjoyed how the tour guide connected what we were seeing with the history of Rome. I would recommend getting the bus rather than the train and walking. My only gripe would be that our tour that took us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed November 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claire G
Reviewed October 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mystabe
Reviewed October 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank c00ee
Reviewed October 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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