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Greet your guide at a central Rome location after the Roman Catacombs have closed to the public. As you descend to the underground tunnels, you’ll hear the story of the macabre Bone Chapel, built using the remains of more than 4,000 monks.

Explore the tunnels in relative tranquility, visiting the Capuchin Crypt and the Catacombs of Saint Priscilla, and relish a crowd-free environment that adds to the eerie atmosphere of the Roman Catacombs.

Your tour concludes at your original departure point.

Locations visited
Catacombe di Priscilla
Museum and Crypt of Capuchins
Walks of Italy
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the Roman Catacombs after closing time on an evening tour in Rome. After the catacombs have closed to the public, you’ll explore the subterranean labyrinth and the Capuchin Crypt in a small group limited to 15—to ensure an intimate atmosphere is maintained. Enjoy an unmissable crowd-free experience and listen to commentary that brings the dark history of the tunnels to life. All entrance fees are included.
  • Explore the Roman Catacombs after it has closed to the public 
  • Discover dimly lit tunnels in the absence of large crowds 
  • A small group limited to 15 ensures an intimate atmosphere 
  • Guide commentary provides crucial information about the catacombs
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Reviewed yesterday
Fascinating and Fun

Marta was very informative and delightful to listen to. Along with the facts, she asked questions to make us think more about the topic area. She also included the kids in the discussion and in leading the group. I plan on looking for 'walks' tours...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went on the Bone Chapel and catacomb tour that started at 6:00pm. This is at closing time so there were no crowds at all. We had the place to ourselves. We initially thought this was going to be creepy but it...More

Thank jb21122013
Reviewed 5 days ago
Good for filling a morning

Was a great experience, was very busy with groups, moved through quite quickly but definitely wofgh a visit

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fascinating, wonderful guide.

This could appear rather macabre, but going round with a good guide, explaining what each display was trying tell the observer was fascinating. The care and love the monks had for people during life and death. The understanding that death comes to us all and...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
So cool and creepy!

Our tour guide Shannon didn't disappoint on this tour. Everything ran smoothly and on time with zero hassle. We started on a short walk to the capuchin Chapel with interesting and pertinent facts given alone the way. The Chapel itself is amazing; Shannon made every...More

Thank Christianne E
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The entire tour is about 2 1/2 hours - that includes the bus ride to get to the Capuchin crypt and to the catacombs.
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