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Catacombe di Santa Domitilla

#144 of 1,992 things to do in Rome
Opens in 28 min: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Via delle Sette Chiese 282, 00147 Rome, Italy
+39 06 511 0342
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We bought our tickets and the person behind the desk who sold the tickets asked us if we were english speaking. We said yes. After that we got the tickets, he told us to go downstairs. As we entered the chapel there was no one...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank O7128NUelisam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Catacombs are a very interesting but unknown attraction for Rome. We happened to come across them on the organization of our trip and decided to visit them. The walk with the tour guide in the tunnels was interesting, but part of our group is incomprehensible...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Marianchetotosheva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide led us to the second level of tombs, preserved from the first century. There are several more levels. I have never seen anything like it. We learned that the Pope used these catacombs to hide Jews during WWII.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ron C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't spend long there, as we squeezed this tour in after an exhausting day in Rome. It is a must!! This is a historical lover's dream. Book a guided tour so you get to hear some facts and stories. There's not a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Erin B
Reviewed July 25, 2019

If you are expecting to see skulls and skeletal remains, you will not find it here. You will find a rich history of how these remains were stolen from the site and how the catacombs came about. It was not what I had expected after...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Phoenixroby
Reviewed July 25, 2019

We took this tour very early in the morning. Only four including ourselves. As good as one on one. The guide was very knowledgeable and took pains to help us understand the levels of time and development. Absolutely worth the time and money!! GREAT value.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helen B
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Really interesting tour. They only show you a very small section. No photos allowed was a disappointment. Worth the time. My only complaint was that we booked the tour through the hotel for 120 Euros. This did include transportation. A good deal. It is 8...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 673randyf
Reviewed July 14, 2019

This tour was excellent. Our guide was wonderful and knowledgeable. We booked through city wonders. This tour has a lot of walking. Not for people with mobility issues at all. Tour involves walking and stairs. The catacombs are very narrow. No picture taking and you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sharon T
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

We went with a tour which meant that you don’t get very long in the catacombs but they are full of history and are surprisingly beautiful in places with frescos on the ceiling and marble tombstones. There is no photography but there is a good...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I did a tour with our baby and it was perfect! 40 min. for 8€ each (16€ total). Parking was free and the easiest way to arrive. We saw lots of people biking and walking uphill to the catacombs entrance. I’m glad...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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June 8, 2018|
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Response from hezi g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing scary, but be aware that you move under the ground and in a narrow path. As long as your children are not afraid, you would enjoy it.
April 9, 2018|
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Response from andrewbT8563SV | Reviewed this property |
We found it easy to buy on arrival - we went later afternoon in late Oct (UK half term week) no problem or waiting around at all. Enjoy!
February 23, 2018|
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About 30 minutes.
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