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Tickets for Priscilla Catacomb: Guided Tour

Explore an underground matrix once used to bury the dead

Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi
Registered address: Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi, 00186, Rome, IT
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Duration: 45mins
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Entrance to the Catacombs of Priscilla
45-minute guided tour

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  • Join a guide to explore the creepy underground catacombs once used for the burial and commemoration of the dead
  • Learn about excavations, and the complex system of tunnels and cubicles structured on different floors
  • Discover the richly decorated rooms that have housed the tombs of the martyrs and attracted the devotion of many pilgrims

Once a quarry, The Catacomb of Priscilla is an archaeological site with a storied past, on the Via Salaria in Rome. Used for Christian burials from the 3rd to the 5th century AD it would probably tell quite a story or two, if walls could talk.

Join your expert tour guide for an underground adventure through history as you discover the amazing maze of an ex underground cemetery excavated by the Christians of Rome. Learn about the horrific persecution of Christians by Roman emperors, wind through tunnels, squint your eyes in darkened chambers and discover which martyrs were buried and commemorated here.

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Entrance ticket price:

  • Adult €10 +€3 reservation fee
  • Reduced €7 + €3 reservation fee
Catacombs of Priscilla
Via Salaria 430, 00199, 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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3 reviews
Alexander,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
08 Apr 2023
Short informative visit to the catacombs. We came as a family, with a five and eight-year-old, both of whom loved it. We had an excellent and knowledgeable guide.
Priscilla Catacomb: Guided Tour
Zoe,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
09 Jun 2023
Would highly recommend a visit to the Catacombs. It was one of our favourite things when visiting Rome. Great tour guide too!
Priscilla Catacomb: Guided Tour
09 Sep 2023
Excellent. Not crowded. Wonderfully small tour group. Outstanding guide, and fascinating experience.
Priscilla Catacomb: Guided Tour

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