Naples, Italy

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Overview

Descend into the subterranean catacombs and crypts of St. Gennaro and St. Gaudioso in Naples on a walking tour. With a guide, wander through these two early-Christian networks of rock-carved, tomb-lined tunnels whose origins date back 2,000 years. Soak up the atmosphere, view the funerary frescoes and mosaics, and see the tombs of 18th-century nobles as you hear how about the catacombs’ history and how bodies were prepared and buried here. Entrance fees included.
  • Crypts and catacombs walking tour in Naples
  • Explore the St. Gennaro tunnels, home to tombs, frescoes, and pagan motifs
  • Visit the St. Gaudioso catacombs to see their burial vaults and artworks
  • Hear how the dead were laid to rest in the rock-hewn tunnels
  • Learn about the catacombs’ architecture and art, and the religion and superstition behind them
  • Small groups of 20 people or less
  • Hear captivating commentary on subterranean Naples from passionate local guide
  • Discover the hidden mysteries waiting to be uncovered underneath the city of Naples inside the acclaimed Catacombs of San Gaudioso and the Catacombs of San Gennaro
  • Visit the church of Santa Maria della Sanità, or ‘Our lady of Health’, one the finest existing examples of Neapolitan Baroque and its fascinating crypt
  • Decipher the early Christian art in the catacombs and learn more about a time when Christianity was illegal and these subterranean caverns were used as sanctuaries for the faithful
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