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Tickets for Capuchin Crypt: Guided Tour

Explore Rome's underground chapel crypts and see over 3,700 skeletons!

Provider: Insightofrome sr

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Duration: 1h
Live guide: English
Max group size: 15
Smartphone tickets accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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What's included

Admission to the Capuchin Crypt
45-minute guided tour
English-speaking guide

Meeting point

Piazza Barberini, 00187, Rome

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  • Experience one of Rome's buried cultural treasures with a bone-chilling guided tour of the Capuchin Crypt
  • See the haunting spectacle of 3,700 skeletons and bones of the Capuchin friars, stacked and arranged as chapel decoration
  • Hear the fascinating stories of how this lesser-known Roman cultural wonder came into being, on an atmospheric underground tour

Rome has a skeleton or two in the closet. Buried beneath the unassuming architecture of the Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, there's a spine-tingling spectacle!

Join an expert English-speaking guide and delve into a fascinating chapter of Rome's medieval history at the Capuchin Crypt. See the bones of almost 4,000 friars stacked into macabre chapel decorations.

This haunting and moving arrangement of human remains is a reminder of the fragile fleetingness of life, and is one of Rome's best-kept cultural secrets. Don't miss it!

Show your smartphone ticket to the guide at the meeting point, next to the fountain on Piazza Barberini.

Saturday 09:00 - 18:30
Sunday 09:00 - 18:30
Monday 09:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:30
Thursday 09:00 - 18:30
Friday 09:00 - 18:30
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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Carla,  United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
03 Jan 2023
Excellent
The tour guide was amazing and very funny. The meeting spot is very easy to find. The tour was very interesting and the guide told the story very well. He added a lot of light moments due to the...
The tour guide was amazing and very funny. The meeting spot is very easy to find. The tour was very interesting and the guide told the story very well. He added a lot of light moments due to the heaviness of the site. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Dale,  United States United States
09 Oct 2022
Excellent
Our guide was thorough, fun, and his English was excellent in vocabulary and accent.
The employees were all very helpful. Especially at the store. Bathroom were nice. They had food and water...
Our guide was thorough, fun, and his English was excellent in vocabulary and accent.
The employees were all very helpful. Especially at the store. Bathroom were nice. They had food and water vending machines at the end.
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Brian,  United States United States
25 Sep 2022
Excellent
It was our favorite tour in Rome. Amazing to see in person. Creepy and beautiful all at the same time. Great guide as well. Informative with a side of humor.
Capuchin Crypt: Guided Tour