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Istituto Salesiano San Callisto, Rome
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Delve into the nearly 20 km (12 mi) of tunnels and graves at Istituto Salesiano San Callisto on the Appian Way, one of the most notable burial sites of ancient Rome. Discover the legacies of early Christianity as you visit some of the earliest popes' ornate tombs and crypts. The tombs of ancient families here often feature frescoes and mosaic artwork. Tour the outdoor section of the complex to see several small basilicas. To ensure a spot in a guided tour, book ahead. Put Istituto Salesiano San Callisto into our Rome vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It's a unique experience for sure! We had a long wait to get in...(I think there was some sort of mix-up that day). But it was still worth it. Our guide was excellent. Photography is not allowed so be...  more »
  • The catacomb is very well preserved, the single is the bus that take, since to walk you play you life... By the other spectacular, the guide explains everything perfectly!
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  • really touching and exciting experience full of value with an extremely prepared and available RECOMMENDED
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