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Catacombs of Rome
Enjoy a half-day walking tour of Christian Rome and discover the underground treasures of most famous catacombs Rome located in some of the most sensational churches. The tour starts in the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, the oldest of the four papal basilicas and considered the Church of Rome ...
Enjoy the opportunity to live an experience in small groups
Free up to 24 hours in advance
Monday, Thursday, Friday
All tourism seasons
• Pick-up and Drop off service available for hotels located within the Aurelian Walls
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to St. Clement’s Basilica
The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic. You can start the tour directly from the meeting point, or use the free collection service from your hotel. When being picked up at the hotel in the morning, it is important to verify the driver is from TRIPACA AGENCY, as at there are several companies organizing pick ups at hotels at the same time. Please refer to the Concierge for information about collection schedules. In order to improve the quality of our services and to avoid delays in the collection to each hotel, we kindly ask for your cooperation to be ready at the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time.
Papal basilicas is considered the Church of Rome. The popes lived in the Lateran palace until the beginning of the 14th century. The tour continues with a visit to the Basilica of San Clemente, the only church in Rome built on 3 different levels. Built from the 1st to the 12th century, it is possible to explore 2 of the 3 underground floors of the catacombs of Rome, including the 1st century altar of Mithras.
Continue to the church of the four crowned saints, dedicated to four anonymous saints and martyrs. In 2002, an extraordinary series of frescoes was discovered with scenes from the Zodiac, Four Seasons, Liberal Arts and King Solomon. Follow the story of Emperor Constantine and Pope Sylvester in the Chapel of San Silvestro, where the famous Constitutum Constantini (Donation of Constantine) was said to have taken place.
To complete the visit to the church of San Martino ai Monti, located in via Monte Oppio, it was founded by Pope Silvestro I on the land that had been granted to him by the priest Equizio, initially it was a large oratory in honor of all unknown martyrs, called " titulus Equitii "in memory of the donation and still visible in the church basement.