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These catacombs is the greatest and one of the most important places of Rome, founded in the second century and is still impressing every visitor.
Catacombs of St. Callixtus is one of the most important Christian burial sites of Rome, a few popes are buried here, and other Roman bishops, dozens of martyrs and the multitudes of Christians.
Photo: Catacombs of St. Callixtus, © Steve Collis | Flickr
At the beginning of the catacombs is an ancient staircase, along which you can see the graffiti of pilgrims.
Photo: Crypt of the Popes, © History Stack | Flickr
The most interesting place in the catacombs is Crypt of the Popes, where the sarcophagi are. This place is also called "the little Vatican".
In the crypt of St. Cecilia you find the sarcophagus of the martyr, patroness of sacred music.
The catacombs of St. Callixtus on the mapLocation: Via Appia Antica, 110/126
from 9 am to 5 pm
More places to visit in Rome
Restaurant in Genio Hotel
The charming hotel palace in a Neo-Renaissance style is placed in a stone's throw from Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and Campo di Fiori.7
On the Aventine hill near the Orange garden the Rose garden is located. Here you will see many different types of these flowers.6
On the territory of the Roman Villa Borghese landscape park you can see the unusual water clocks.4
The bridge Cavour is better known for the Roman tradition as the place where daredevils jump into the waters of the Tiber in the New Year.14
Terrazza Paradiso Restaurant
From the terrace of the restaurant opens a unique view of the high hills and castles and the eternal city, which within the night lights shimmers with all the colors of the rainbow.8
Gladiatore Lounge Bar
A quiet green garden with palm trees, a cozy rooftop terrace with breathtaking views of the old buildings and churches, will help to plunge into the pleasant atmosphere of the city.5
Villa Torlonia belonged to the Torlonia family. Mussolini rented it from the Torlonia to use as his state residence, and now visitors can see his house and a bunker.8
It is difficult to resist the temptation and not to try all the desserts, because each dessert is prepared according to an ancient recipe.3
The island in the center of the Tiber river offers the excellent views of the Rome, so it's really nice place for walking, dating or having a small picnic.6