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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
Albergo del Senato Terrace Bar
Albergo del Senato Terrace Bar is located in the Rome historic center, opposite the ancient Roman Pantheon temple and offers its guests an unforgettable view.6
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
Fontana del Nettuno
Fontana del Nettuno make the architectural ensemble of Italian Piazza Navona complete adding artistic atmosphere and elegance.4
Former stadium at Julius Caesar's time, now, this rectangular area, with its palaces, churches and fountains is a favorite vacation spot of locals.8
138 different-sized footsteps leads from Barcaccio fontain to observation deck and old french cathedral. The beautiful place, one of the symbols of Italy.31
The real Rome is here: on the small street of Trastevere, where the music, the party and the rest never stop.20
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
On the Aventine hill near the Orange garden the Rose garden is located. Here you will see many different types of these flowers.6
Campo de' Fiori
Square in Rome where houses and huts of fishermen are located in a chaotic manner, there is a market where you can buy fresh fish and vegetables.4
Piazza di Pasquino
The small square is best known for the talking statue, standing here: in 16th century the critical epigrams were postied on the Pasquino statue.8