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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
This hill is called the eighth hill of Rome, on top of it is a lighthouse and a monument of Garibaldi, this is a great place to relax and explore Rome.29
Fontana del Nettuno
Fontana del Nettuno make the architectural ensemble of Italian Piazza Navona complete adding artistic atmosphere and elegance.4
On the Aventine hill near the Orange garden the Rose garden is located. Here you will see many different types of these flowers.6
Rooftop Garden Restaurant
A restaurant with a blooming garden on the roof of a fashionable hotel in the center of Rome where a unique view of the Eternal City opens.7
The small caffee in the center of Rome. Here you can order pizza to go and taste this interesting fast food walking through the city.6
This palace is famous as "Monster House", because the doors and windows of the building is framed by demons images that seem so bloodthirsty.3
Castle of the Holy Angel
This castle was once the tallest building in Rome, and its history is very interesting for everyone, who visit it.20
One of the most beautiful squares in Rome is located at the foot of the Capitol, near the Roman Forum. The most striking figure of the square - a monument to Victor Emmanuel II.6