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Exclusive After-Hours Tour: Crypts, Catacombs & Bone Chapel

Exclusive After-Hours Tour: Crypts, Catacombs & Bone Chapel

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Roma, Italy
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Overview

Visit the Capuchin Crypt, also known as Rome's Bone Chapel, and discover the city's bygone secrets, tucked away beneath the streets. Then enjoy a walk around the church to see its bone decorations up close. Continue to the centuries-old Catacombs of Priscilla where Rome's early Christians gathered to pray and bury their dead, with special exclusive access after the doors close to the general public.
  • After-hours tour of the Catacombs of Priscilla with privileged access
  • Visit the Capuchin Crypt, which wind under Rome's streets
  • Visit the underground tunnels of the Catacombs of Priscilla
  • Learn about the bone chapel and its macabre decorations
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Transport by air-conditioned coach bus
After-hours access to the Catacombs of Priscilla
Local guide
Gratuities
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

P.za Barberini, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

In the center of Piazza Barberini, by the large Triton (Tritone) fountain. Piazza Barberini is located at the metro stop “Barberini” on metro line A (red line).

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Return Details

Piazza della Repubblica, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY City Wonders Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "This was an interesting little tour: probably a little over-priced for the time spent in the actual sites." See review

Reviews

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27 Reviews

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star-4
Interesting
KaS98765
, Oct 2019
This was an interesting little tour: probably a little over-priced for the time spent in the actual sites. We first saw about 4 crypt rooms that were very morbidly decorative, with the guide providing some background information about them and the Capuchin monks. Next came a bus drive across town to the catacombs. A local guide took us into the catacombs for about half an hour, providing some information about their history. Then the bus dropped us off in the rain on a street near the meeting point.
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star-2
Not worth doing
Ian J
, Sep 2019
The tour wasn’t really worth doing. Our guide Inti was trying to be funny but failed. He also gave his personal views on religion and said that it wasn’t worth going to the colosseum or the Vatican. Whilst he is entitled to his opinions I don’t think this was the right audience to share them with
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star-3
Didn’t meet expectations
Samuel T
, Aug 2019
We were SO excited for this experience, but walked away feeling disappointed. Our experience in the catacombs, specifically, lacked the lively, interesting commentary we had hoped for.
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star-5
With teens
nonnascakes
, Aug 2018
Myself and my 2 grandsons loved this tour. They came home with a wealth of information and even they were impressed at how knowledgeable our guide was. Good timing on this too.
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star-5
Amazing Behind The Scenes Look
961nevab
, Jun 2018
We had a great experience on this tour! We were lost and the customer service was awesome to help us get there!! The underground catacombs were definitely an e oeeiencecww won't forget! Great tour guide!! Very friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable!! The bone art is simply unbelievable, you have to see it to believe it!!
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star-4
Our tour guide Mike was great! He...
adurso2
, Apr 2018
Our tour guide Mike was great! He was very personable, knowledgeable and made the experience enjoyable. The tour is definitely unique which was great to do something different for a change. It was unfortunate that we could not take pictures of the bone chapel/crypt but understood why and that this is not the fault of the tour company. The advertisement stated that touring the crypts was an afterhours exclusive after the doors close to the general public but that was not the case, not sure if the hours had been extended due to the holiday that day? The catacombs however was a private tour. All in all, the tour was informative and very manageable since its not that long. My only criticism was that I felt there were too many people on the tour which wasn't an issue until we gathered in the Bone Chapel exhibits where we were uncomfortably packed like sardines at each stop.
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