CATACOMBS OF ROME

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Enchanting catacombs of Rome
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Enjoy a half-day walking tour of Christian Rome and discover the treasures underground in some of the most sensational churches. The tour starts at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the oldest of the four Papal Basilicas and considered the Church of Rome...

Comfortable dress

Duration:

3 hrs

From:

58,00

Pick-up Drop-off:

included

Enjoy the opportunity to live an experience in small groups

 
Cancellation:

Free up to 24 hours in advance

Departure days:

Monday, Thursday, Friday

Tour starts:

2.30 pm

Season validity:

All tourism seasons

What’s included:

• Pick-up and Drop off service available for hotels located within the Aurelian Walls

• Professional guide

• Entrance tickets to St. Clement’s Basilica

Not included:

• Gratuities

• Tips

Additional information

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.

Full description:

Papal Basilicas and considered the Church of Rome. The Popes lived in the Lateran Palace until the early 14th century.

The tour continues with a visit of St. Clement’s Basilica, the only church in Rome to be built on 3 different levels. Built from the 1st to the 12th century, 2 of the 3 undergrounds floors can be explored, including the Mithras altar from the 1st century.

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 of the Zodiac, Four Seasons, Liberal Arts, and King Solomon.

Follow the story of Emperor Constantine and Pope Sylvester in the Chapel of St. Sylvester, where it is said that the famous Constitutum Constantini (Donation of Constantine) took place.

Round off your visit to the church of St. Martino ai Monti, situated in via Monte Oppio, was founded by Pope Sylvester I on the land granted to him by the priest Equizio, initially it was a great oratory in honor of all the martyrs unknown, called “titulus Equitii” in memory of donation and still visible in the basement of the church.

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