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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
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
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.7
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
Cencio La Parolaccia restaurant
It is one of the most unusual restaurants in Rome, where visitors and waiters are actors, and where it is assumed to be rude to everyone.2
Aventine Hill is one of the seven Rome hills, the observation deck with the beautiful panorama and the perfect place for the evening walk.39
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
The real Rome is here: on the small street of Trastevere, where the music, the party and the rest never stop.20
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
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
Near the Victor Emmanuel II monument on Capitol Hill you will find Caffè Capitolino, where travelers come in search of the best views of the city.29
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