Tickets for Catacombs of St. Callixtus: Guided Tour

Tour some of Rome's most important ancient catacombs

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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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  • Rescheduling is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.

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