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Catacombs of St. Callixtus

56 locals recommend ·

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September 29, 2019
museum attraction
Gianluca & Chiara
Gianluca & Chiara
July 2, 2018
beautiful green archeological site!
September 2, 2019
The Catacombs of Rome are former underground burial grounds that date from the second to the fifth century and were principally used by Christians and Jews. The catacombs possess a huge number of subterranean passageways that form real labyrinths that are several kilometres long, along which rows of…
October 25, 2019
The Catacombs of San Callisto can be visited at any time of the year on days and during opening hours to the public.
November 19, 2018
I really suggest this visit!

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“placed along the Via Appia, near the gateway to the city of San Sebastiano, they are one of the very few examples of Christian cemeteries that have always remained accessible. The spatial arrangement of the tombs and the cemetery itself is astonishing.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Catacomb dedicated to the martyr Domitilla, of the Flavi family, persecuted in the fourth century because they were Christians. It is rich in rock paintings of unparalleled beauty.”
  • 18 locals recommend
“If you have never seen an alabaster window dating back to the 5th century, then you have to pop by and admire the quiet beauty of this place. The ceiling is still the same wooden ceiling from so long ago and the frescos, the columns...everything takes you back in time to give you the most romantic experience”
  • 5 locals recommend
“A walk in the countryside of Rome, in the midst of large meadows, ancient Roman remains, small streams and flocks of sheep grazing. A great way to take a breath from the hardships of tourism, right? Just take a bus and you're in the middle of nature.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The Baths of Caracalla (Italian: Terme di Caracalla) in Rome, Italy, were the city's second largest Roman public baths, or thermae, likely built between AD 212 (or 211) and 216/217, during the reigns of emperors Septimius Severus and Caracalla. They were in operation until the 530s and then fell into disuse and ruin. ”
  • 132 locals recommend
110/126 Via Appia Antica
Roma, Lazio 00179
Phone+39 06 513 0151
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 2:00 PM
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