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Istituto Salesiano San Callisto, Rome

Categories: Ruins, Mysterious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • I had to be careful not to keep comparing these catacombs to those of Paris. The Parisian catacombs are huge and filled with bones and far more interesting to look at. HOWEVER... they are 300 years ol...  read more »
  • The visit to the Callisto catacomb was the best part of the whole trip to Rome! Admission is cheap and a guide is included. Tours are offered in various languages and take 30 minutes. Our guide spoke German fluently and has designed super conducting. I recommend it to anyone visiting Rome the catacombs! Very impressive and interesting!
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  • The story of the catacomb is rich and unusual, I'm a fan of catacombs loved it! Some people may have difficulty getting around underground, although many elderly do the ride. The tour is guided in multiple languages and makes about 15 degrees in the catacomb, regardless of the temperature outside.
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