Roman Catacombs and Bone Chapel: Small Group and Skip-the-line

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  • Group Tour
  • Skip the line
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Visit the largest Catacomb complex in Rome and the fascinating Bone Chapel with a small group and a professional guide. You will begin your journey through the dark and mysterious side of ancient Rome with a guided tour of the Capuchin Crypts. An unusual and unique site in Rome, Capuchin Crypts reveal the mysteries of the order of Capuchins. Gaze in awe at the macabre display of thousands of human skeletons used by the friars to decorate their cemetery located under a baroque church. The next destination is the Catacombs of Santa Domitilla. The largest and the oldest underground graveyard located near the Appian Way. Let your expert guide take you through the dark and narrow tunnels to the burial chambers, artworks and places of worship dug in the soil of Rome. After the tour of the Catacombs, your rebooked taxi will be waiting to take you back to the city center.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Museum and Crypt of Capuchins

We start this tour with a very special, remarkable place - Capuchin Crypts. This unique cemetery located beneath the church of Capuchins holds a macabre display. 5 crypts built in the 17th century, decorated with the remains of the Capuchin friars. Behold over 3700 human skeletons used as a work of art.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Catacombe di Santa Domitilla

After a short taxi ride, we arrive at the Catacombs of Rome. An extensive network of tunnels, stretching for miles beneath the surface. We visit the most ancient and the largest, underground graveyard of Rome. Follow your guide down the dark tunnels that were once used to bury hundreds of thousands of bodies. The Catacombs, extremely well preserved, contain some of the oldest Christian art-works in the world in addition to the countless artifacts.

Duration: 1 hour
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