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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
Villa Borghese is a magnificent landscape park in the English style, a popular place for walks and picnics in Rome. Also here is the museum with the incredible collection of art.67
Largo di Torre Argentina
On the square are the ruins of the temples of the Roman republic and the place where Julius Caesar was assassinated.40
It is one of the oldest and most famous gelateria in the city, where you can find extremely delicious ice cream.19
La Terrazze Restaurant
La Terrace Restaurant at the Sofitel hotel is a place where you can perfectly combine a fine cuisine with a dizzying view of the capital.7
The real Rome is here: on the small street of Trastevere, where the music, the party and the rest never stop.20
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
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
The Tiber river
All bridges аcross the Tiber were built in different architectural styles, but each one of them is the perfect observation deck.8
On the territory of the Roman Villa Borghese landscape park you can see the unusual water clocks.4