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Catacombe di Priscilla

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Catacombs of Priscilla, sits on the Via Salaria, with its entrance in the convent of the Benedictine Sisters of Priscilla. It is mentioned in all of the most ancient documents on Christian topography and liturgy in Rome; because of the great...more
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Via Salaria 430, 00199 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t have time to see the elaborate catacombs of Rome, only had a couple hours, but wanted to visit some catacombs. This was very easy to do at Priscilla. Cost is eight euro for 40 minutes. A guide takes you down to all the tombs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t really know what to expect when we visited the catacombs, but all 4 people in our group LOVED it! Our guide was so knowledgeable & kind. He was the best! He answered all of our questions (& we had a lot of them)....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank juliaotis
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This was an initial stop on our private tour with Eyes of Rome. Our guide did an excellent job explaining the importance of the various catacombs scattered around Rome. These are well maintained and have large group scheduled tours in English and other languages. Not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

We booked a tour through LivItaly for a small group (6 people) after hours tour. Melanie was great. She was knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

English tour with my two friends. Challenging if you have mobility issues. The guide was very good at explaining the history and religious meanings. Remains are not on display.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

We reserved our spaces on an English speaking tour on the website before our trip. The 92 bus from the bus station in front of Termini will take you there - with a short walk when you get off. We arrived half an hour before...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must for history buffs and those interested in the history of Christianity. But you need to find out the times of the tours as you can’t just arrive and expect to go in ( we had a 45 min wait with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

There was a nice English guide and the guided tour was good she was very knowledgeable she showed lots of interesting things but there were no bones in the catacombs which was a bit disappointing. the pace was very fast and people who have disabilities...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is outside the hustle and bustle of the city Centre and worth a visit. I was keen to visit one of the catacombs in Rome during our visit but my wife was more sceptical, however she found the visit very interesting and glad she...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Our tour included the Catacoomb di Priscilla and The Capuccine Monastery . Both were fabulous as was our tour guide who was passionate about his subject. We were only a small party of about 10.

Date of experience: October 2018
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CassJ113
October 19, 2018|
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Response from bobbascom | Reviewed this property |
I believe the last English tour was at 2:00 when I visited last year.
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PriscillaJo
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Matt D | Reviewed this property |
You have to go on a guided tour. Also worth noting that they close for lunch, so definitely best to contact them by e-mail or telephone to check availability
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155011Harper
February 11, 2018|
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Response from Ed T | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was €8 however we went as part of the Crypts and Catacombs tour which was fantastic and I would highly recommend as there are no line ups and great guides. As well then you are also toured on a coach with even... More
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