Tickets for Catacombs of San Gennaro: Guided Visit

Journey into some of Italy's most historic subterranean tombs

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
Receive your tickets via email, SMS and our app
Show tickets on your smartphone
Ticket
Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
Guided visit of the Catacombs & Basilica of San Gennaro
Entrance to the Catacombs of San Gaudioso & Basilica di Santa Maria della Sanità (valid for 12 months)
Discounted entrance to the Cloister of Santa Chiara
Instructions
  • Swap your smartphone voucher at the ticket office for a paper ticket
  • Please make sure to be on time for your selected timeslot so you don't miss your tour
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket
Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 14:00
Monday:  10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Duration
1 hour
Highlights
  • Discover a hidden world of Italian history, buried below the streets of Naples
  • See the final resting place of Saint Januarius - the patron saint of Naples - and countless other religious figures and nobility
  • Marvel at a beautifully designed tribute to the dead, with intricate stone carvings and stunningly restored frescoes
Description

Delve into Italian history and discover the final resting place of its most revered saints and nobility. The San Gennaro Catacombs hold the remains of the patron saint of Naples, and offer a fascinating glimpse into Italian life through the ages. Travel through thousands of years of history lying just a few meters below the everyday life of Naples!

Italian society has always paid great respect to its dead, and you can feel this honor for yourself as you descend into these sacred tombs. The oldest sections date way back to the second century AD and were originally built by a local noble family before they were expanded for the growing Christian community.

Many major figures from Christianity are buried here, including Saint Agrippinus and Saint Januarius, the patron saint of Naples. With its high vaulted ceilings and expertly restored frescoes, it's an awe-inspiring (and only slightly eerie) adventure into the past!

See more
See less
Venue
Address
Catacombs of San Gennaro
13,Via Capodimonte, 80100, Naples
Key info
Live guide
English and Italian speaking
Wheelchair accessible
Fully accessible. Street level access. Entrance for visitors in a wheelchair on Vicoletto S. Gennaro dei Poveri, 22
Additional info

Getting There

  • Metro: Line 1 to Museo + 20-minute walk
  • Bus: lines 168, 178, C63, R4 to Basilica dell'Incoronata - Catacombs of San Gennaro
Ratings & reviews
Sep 20, 2019
Very good , my guide was very informative ,interesting and knowledgeable of the Catacombs. I knew very little of the history of this area and I enjoyed this tour.
Sep 16, 2019
Happy with visit
Sep 15, 2019
So interesting well worth the visit guides are fabulous

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information while selecting your tickets in the checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
What payment methods do Tiqets support?
We support popular payment methods used across the globe, notably Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Alipay and iDeal. Some payment options are specific to the language and currency combination you use when ordering tickets.
Do I have to print these tickets?
You don't have to print these tickets. See the section titled 'Instructions' on the product page for more information on this. Download the Tiqets app to get access to your tickets on your phone - even when offline.