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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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  • The Catacombs are located a short bus drive from Circo Massimo. There are guided tours on several languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, even Polish. The tour takes about 40 minutes and...  more »
  • Worth it, repair it's worth ... may not be found on the main route, but if only it is time to explore we strongly recommend. It is a place that makes an impression.
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  • Located about 20 to 40-minute (depending on traffic) bus ride from Termini, this is a very convenient location to visit. The bus dropped you off right in front of the entrance and you only need to wal...  more »