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Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini)
Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini)

Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini)

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The hauntingly beautiful chapels beneath Rome’s church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini served as the burial chambers for Capuchin friars for centuries. As there were more bodies than space, older graves were dug up, and bones of the dead were used to create intricate designs decorating the chapel walls and ceilings.

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Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

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Go underground to see Rome’s ancient catacombs and crypts on a half-day tour. Visit the Domitilla Catacomb and Basilica of San Clemente with skip-the-line access, plus visit the Capuchin Crypt, where you’ll see a Caravaggio painting and marvel at a chapel made entirely out of human bones. Learn about past burial customs and secret Christian worship spots during this fascinating exploration into the history of Rome.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.98
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$83.98
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Small-Group or Private Crypts, Bone Chapel and Catacombs Tour

Small-Group or Private Crypts, Bone Chapel and Catacombs Tour

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Peel back the layers of Roman history—quite literally—with a thrilling exploration of its underground tombs and chapels. Visit Roman Catacombs, home to stunning frescoes and thousands of centuries-old bones. Learn about early Christianity from your guide while meandering the endless darkened tunnels. Next up is the Capuchin Crypt, where you find the artistically displayed bones of 4,000 Capuchin monks.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.11
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$79.11
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Capuchin Crypt Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Capuchin Crypt Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

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Explore the Capuchin Crypts with a passionate guide. The crypts or as locals call them Bone Chapels is a truly dark and mystical place, decorated with the bones of about 3700 Capuchin friars. However, without a professional guide, it might be difficult to understand and appreciate the significance of it. On this walking tour, we will not only explore this macabre site, but will also discuss religious symbols, life style and mindset of the Capuchins, and even the ghost stories that surround this place.
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  • 30 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.86
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$32.86
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Capuchins Crypt Tour and Concert in Rome

Capuchins Crypt Tour and Concert in Rome

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The Capuchin Crypt—monk-bone-laden chapels underneath the Church of Santa Maria della Concezione—is one of Rome’s most macabre attractions. It’s also, it turns out, a great place to see religious art. With this tour, skip the stuffy Vatican and head for a guided visit of the Capuchin museum and church, home to a Caravaggio painting, and then sit for a concert of Gregorian chants and polyphonic sacred music.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.16
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$40.16
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Underground Rome:Capuchin Crypts And Museum Entrance Tickets

Underground Rome:Capuchin Crypts And Museum Entrance Tickets

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Visit the Capuchin Crypt, officially the Museum and Crypt of the Capuchin Friars, using a skip-the-line admission ticket. With timed entrance to the Crypt you’ll avoid the crowds in Rome. Follow a Blue Badge guide for a 45-minute tour through the underground chambers containing the bones of some 4,000 people amassed over five centuries.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.72
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$50.72
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Small-Group Rome Crypts and Catacombs Tour Including Capuchin Crypt

Small-Group Rome Crypts and Catacombs Tour Including Capuchin Crypt

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Step into a shadowy world beneath the streets of Rome for a guided tour of the city’s crypts and catacombs. With a guide, you’ll visit the Catacombs of San Sebastiano or San Callisto, exploring subterranean tunnels and burial sites that are steeped in macabre history. Venture onward to the Capuchin Crypt with its bone-lined walls and skeletal remains, then visit the Crypt of the Three Skeletons for an intro to the myths of Ancient Rome. Numbers are limited to just eight per group for a small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$125.52
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$125.52

Rome Super Saver: Skip-the-Line Crypts and Catacombs plus Ghost and Mystery Walking Tour

Rome Super Saver: Skip-the-Line Crypts and Catacombs plus Ghost and Mystery Walking Tour

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Discover the dark side of Rome on this Super Saver that combines two bestselling tours into one fascinating and fearsome sightseeing experience. You’ll start with a tour to the Appian Way to visit Domitilla Catacombs, where you’ll skip the line with priority admission. Learn about burial customs in Ancient Rome, and visit the Basilica of San Clemente and the Capuchin Crypt for a look at a chapel made entirely of bones. Then explore central Rome on a night tour that introduces you to the Eternal City’s many ghosts and mysteries.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.24
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$102.24
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Capuchin Crypt Christmas Baroque Concert in Rome

Capuchin Crypt Christmas Baroque Concert in Rome

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Gain exclusive after-hours access to the Church of S. Maria Immacolata and the Capuchin Crypt during this concert experience in Rome. Celebrate the holidays by listening to a beautiful performance by the Schola Romana Ensemble, who specializes in a capella. Plus, get a special tour of the crypt, which is famous for containing the skeletal remains of more than 3,000 bodies believed to be Capuchin friars.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.16
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$40.16
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Rome Catacombs and Capuchin Crypts Small-Group Tour

Rome Catacombs and Capuchin Crypts Small-Group Tour

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On this Rome Catacombs tour, explore a centuries-old burial site home to fascinating ancient human remains. Uncover the darker side of Rome and explore what many deem as one of Rome’s best hidden gems.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.80
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$83.80
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Roman Catacombs and Bone Chapel: Small Group and Skip-the-line

Roman Catacombs and Bone Chapel: Small Group and Skip-the-line

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Visit the largest Catacomb complex in Rome and the fascinating Bone Chapel with a small group and a professional guide. You will begin your journey through the dark and mysterious side of ancient Rome with a guided tour of the Capuchin Crypts. An unusual and unique site in Rome, Capuchin Crypts reveal the mysteries of the order of Capuchins. Gaze in awe at the macabre display of thousands of human skeletons used by the friars to decorate their cemetery located under a baroque church. The next destination is the Catacombs of Santa Domitilla. The largest and the oldest underground graveyard located near the Appian Way. Let your expert guide take you through the dark and narrow tunnels to the burial chambers, artworks and places of worship dug in the soil of Rome. After the tour of the Catacombs, your rebooked taxi will be waiting to take you back to the city center.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.11
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$79.11
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Underground Rome: Capuchin Crypts Guided Tour

Underground Rome: Capuchin Crypts Guided Tour

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Skip the line and go straight to the human remains when you purchase your ticket for the Capuchin Museum and Bone Crypts in advance. After breezing past the long line outside, begin with a detailed tour of the unique attraction. With a small group size of maximum 15 people, you’re able to freely interact with your guide. Afterwards, enjoy time to explore the crypt and museum on your own.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.40
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$63.40
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Haunted Rome Private Walking Tour

Haunted Rome Private Walking Tour

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Take a walk on the creepy side with this fascinating tour of Rome’s spookiest places. Together with an experienced RomAbout guide, you’ll unearth some of the Eternal City’s darkest secrets, discover the ghost stories of landmarks such as the Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Castel Sant’Angelo, and come face to face with the skeletal remains of some of Rome’s previous residents at the Capuchin Crypt. This walking tour is an intriguing dive into Rome’s long and twisted history. Please note that children under 12 are not allowed.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$182.44
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Rome Night Catacombs with Exclusive Access | Semi-Private and Private Tour

Rome Night Catacombs with Exclusive Access | Semi-Private and Private Tour

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Wander through the Capuchin crypt at night during this small-group tour. Grab a flashlight and follow your guide through the crypt that displays the bones of 4,000 Capuchin monks. Move on to the funerary complex of Catacombs of St. Agnes and the Santa Costanza Mausoleum, the burial ground of Emperor Constantine's daughter. The tour also includes exclusive access to three restricted rooms rarely seen by the public.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.83
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$144.83
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Underground Rome Private Tour for Kids with Saint Clement & Capuchins Crypt

Underground Rome Private Tour for Kids with Saint Clement & Capuchins Crypt

Is there anything more fascinating than discovering and learning things with some suspense? This private tour will give you the best experience ever for the entire family, but especially for curious kids that love stories of ancient rituals, mummies and all the history hidden in Rome’s underground! This tour lasts 2.5 hours and a highly experienced kid-friendly local tour guide will tell you all about the history and secrets of Rome's underground! You will visit the greatest sites such as the decorative Crypt of the Capuchins and the Church of St. Clement, featuring 3 subterranean levels. Don’t miss the chance and book in advance to get this terrific tour for the whole family!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$157.01
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$157.01
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Underground Rome Capuchins' Crypt & San Clemente Basilica Tour w Hotel Pick-up

Underground Rome Capuchins' Crypt & San Clemente Basilica Tour w Hotel Pick-up

Immerse yourselves in the underground crypts of Rome on this private 3-hour guided tour. You will experience the Basilica of San Clemente, the Crypt of the Capuchins and much more besides. You will be transported from place to place by your guide, and you will discover the appearance that these places would have had in the past. You will be picked up from your accomodation within the city center of Roma so please provide accurate address.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$266.55
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$266.55
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Underground Tour of St. Clements Church & Capuchin Crypt for Families with Marco

Underground Tour of St. Clements Church & Capuchin Crypt for Families with Marco

Go underground in Rome during a walking tour designed for families. Keep the kids involved with games and quizzes as you explore beneath St. Clement’s Basilica. See temple ruins dating back to ancient Rome and visit the Crypt of the Capuchins, home to several rooms decorated with the bones of over 4,000 monks, beneath the Our Lady of the Conception church.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.35
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$181.35
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Kid-Friendly Underground Rome Tour with St Clement's Basilica & Capuchins Crypt

Kid-Friendly Underground Rome Tour with St Clement's Basilica & Capuchins Crypt

On this 2.5-hour tour you will go down 15 metres underground discovering the four layers of St.Clement’s Basilica, and you will visit a creepy crypt covered by the bones of the capuchin monks. With multimedia tools, games and quizzes, your top-rated kid-friendly guide wil lead you on an exciting visit to St. Clement’s Basilica and the Crypt of the Capuchins. What are you waiting for? Join us and you will have a thrilling experience!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$227.60
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$227.60
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Catacombs and Crypts Underground Rome - Francesco Apice Your Guide In Rome

Catacombs and Crypts Underground Rome - Francesco Apice Your Guide In Rome

Rome was built many times upon itself, raising new buildings over the old ones, and thus developing a multi layered city. Nowadays archeologists have open the way to the lower levels of the city, and thus many sites offer the incredible chance to access the undergrounds of Rome. This tour was project to take you down below the surface of the modern city.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$217.86
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$217.86
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Crespi and underground tour in half a day with transport included

Crespi and underground tour in half a day with transport included

Visit the creepy Capuchin Crypt, decorated with the bones of 4,000 Capuchin monks Admire a painting by Caravaggio and the finds from the life of St. Francis at the Museo dei Cappuccini Explore the 12th-century Basilica of San Clemente, built over a fourth-century basilica Explore the extraordinary Crypta Balbi museum between ancient Rome and the Middle Ages Enjoy a stress-free experience with priority entry at all 4 sites and transfers with our latest model Mercedes Benz minivans
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$743.79
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$743.79
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Crypt of the Capuchin Friars and Caravaggio’s Private Tour

Crypt of the Capuchin Friars and Caravaggio’s Private Tour

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Discover the soul of the Eternal City with this tour of Rome’s hidden gems and breathtaking views. Our experienced RomAbout guide will lead you through picturesque alleyways and cobbled piazzas to some of Rome’s most charming and underappreciated sights. In a group of no more than 15 people, you’ll delve into the fascinating history of the Museum and Crypt of the Capuchin Friars, admire sculpture and architecture at Piazza Barberini and Piazza del Popolo, and marvel at masterpieces by the famed Caravaggio. Oh, and don’t forget your camera either – there’ll be plenty of photo opportunities and stunning vistas to capture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$243.30
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$243.30
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Crypts, ancient aqueducts and skeletons

Crypts, ancient aqueducts and skeletons

An experience to learn about the true essence of Rome's underground areas. We will visit: The Capuchin Crypt A cemetery literally built from bones! The rooms are decorated with the remains of about 4,000 friars. The message at the end of the crypt reads: "What we were, you are now. What we are now, you will be." The Virgin aqueduct In Rome, as many as 11 aqueducts arrived, an enormous quantity that was equaled only in modern times. We will take you to the basement of a shopping center to visit the ancient aqueduct and then we'll see where the water comes out, in the famous Trevi fountain. The basement of the Basilica of San Nicola in prison A secret place that few know. This delightful church was built in the 10th century on three temples dating back to the 1st century BC Most of the original temples, including their marble columns, have been incorporated into the structure of the current basilica, but are still visible.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.67
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$94.67

CRYPTS AND CATACOMBS small group tour

CRYPTS AND CATACOMBS small group tour

You wanna discover the Rome out off the beaten paths that may be the Colosseum or the Pantheon ? Your are looking for a bit of thrill, but also some cultural, artistical and historical major sites ? Well, come to marvel at our selection of crypts and catacombs around Rome. You will go from places to places with a driver. You will see the Basilica of Saint Mary Major, the amazingly well preserved Capuchin Crypt, the less famous but nevertheless impressive catacombs of San Clemente, the catacomb of San Calllisto, which is among the biggest ones in Rome, and finally have a small stop on the Aventin Hill, for an amazing, yet really special, point of view on the city. Let yourself be guided through the magnificience of the Roman underground.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$270.48
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$270.48

Mysteries of Rome

Mysteries of Rome

Stories of ghosts, legends, strange people who populate the city at night making it even more mysterious and fascinating. Talking statues, courtesans, fantastic creatures that live in places where reality and legend merge. An activity that sheds light on a different city, normally invisible to visitors. The tour can be done only with the use of the iPad, containing the map with the itinerary of the places to visit, the quizzes to be solved at each stage, the use of augmented reality, the sending of audio photos and videos; in this case, the meeting with the team leader will be limited to starting and closing the activity. But if required, a tour leader will accompany the group during the tour to discover the most mysterious places in Rome. The activity can be changed completely according to the needs of the group.
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  • 45 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.52
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$155.52

Roman Crypts Private Guided Tour Including Basilica of Saint Clement

Roman Crypts Private Guided Tour Including Basilica of Saint Clement

Benefit from personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions by booking a private tour of the Roman Catacombs. With a guide dedicated just to you and your party, you'll be able to travel at your own pace as you explore the Catacombs and the Basilica of San Clemente. With the aid of an iPad and other visual tools, your guide will show you what the sites looked like at their origin so you can gain a full understanding of their history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$321.31
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$321.31
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 43 Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini) tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini) costs USD 40.16. Guided Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini) tours start around USD 40.16 per person. See all 43 Capuchin Crypt (Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini) tickets and tours on Viator.