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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
Pantheon is the mysterious place in Rome, many scientists around the world try ti unravele the real purpose of it.33
138 different-sized footsteps leads from Barcaccio fontain to observation deck and old french cathedral. The beautiful place, one of the symbols of Italy.32
Column of Marcus Aurelius
This column, placed on Piazza Colonna, is the monument built in honor of Marcus Aurelius and his victory in marcomannic wars.4
Aventine Hill is one of the seven Rome hills, the observation deck with the beautiful panorama and the perfect place for the evening walk.40
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
Chiesa di Sant'Agnese in Agone
Church di Sant'Agnese is a splendid and majestic temple of Italian baroque that keeps sorrowful legend and precious relics.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
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
Ruins in the center of the Eternal City remind of the olden Roman time. This is the site of columns, arches and temples remnants.8