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Catacombs of Saint Callixtus: Entry Ticket

Tour some of Rome's most important ancient catacombs

Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi
Registered address: Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi, 00186, Rome, IT
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Admission to the Catacombs of St. Callixtus
40-minute guided tour

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  • Take a 40-minute guided tour around the Catacombs of St. Callixtus
  • Learn how early Christians buried their dead during times of persecution
  • Discover the ancient popes who were entombed in the catacombs and hear about martyrs who were killed for practicing their faith

There are catacombs all over Rome. The Catacombs of St. Callixtus are some of the most important, as they mark the final resting place for many Christian martyrs and early popes.

On this guided tour, you'll explore the most intriguing sections of the enormous 3rd-century catacombs, where the remains of half a million Christians were entombed. Find out the meaning behind mysterious symbols etched into stone, and walk around ancient crypts. This 40-minute tour is a great way to introduce yourself to the Eternal City's subterranean story and religious timeline.

Show your smartphone voucher at the ticket office of the catacombs and you'll be directed to your guide.

  • Getting there: From Termini Station:

  • Metro A (direction Anagnina) to San Giovanni then bus 218 (direction Ardeatina). Get off at stop Fosse Ardeatine. You will find the entrance to the Catacombs in front of you

  • Metro B (direction Laurentina) to Colosseo or Circo Massimo (bus stop: Terme Caracalla/Porta Capena), then bus 118 (direction Appia/Villa Dei Quintili). Get off at stop Catacombe di San Callisto (Via Appia, 110)
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
Via Appia Antica 110/126, 00179, Rome
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  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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Cathy,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
07 Aug 2023
The area is beautiful- so calm. The tour guide amazing- so informative and easy to understand. She really brought the tour to life (pardon the pun). And excellent visit to an amazing place
Catacombs of St. Callixtus: Guided Tour
Kelly,  United States United States
31 Jul 2023
We enjoyed venturing outside the main part of Rome to see the Catacombs. Very interesting tour! Our teens really liked it, too. It was a great way to beat the heat in July for a unique adventure.
Catacombs of St. Callixtus: Guided Tour
Hayley ,  Italy Italy
28 Aug 2023
An excellent tour. Well organised and informative. I do wish we had headsets so we could hear the guide a little better, but it was great regardless.
Catacombs of St. Callixtus: Guided Tour

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