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Catacombe di Priscilla

#129 of 2 034 things to do in Rome
Closed Now: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 17:00
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The Catacombs of Priscilla, sits on the Via Salaria, with its entrance in the convent of the Benedictine Sisters of Priscilla. It is mentioned in all of the most ancient documents on Christian topography and liturgy in Rome; because of the great...more
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Via Salaria 430, 00199 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8620 6272
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All reviewsearly christiansvirgin maryvilla adavery interesting tourenglish tourbiblical scenestour lasted about minutesroman catacombsworth the bus rideactual placesskeletal remainsfascinating visitcentral romeno photos allowedunique experiencehuge parkworth the effort
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

A great experience of an early Christian catacomb, without the mobs of tourists. It takes a little while to get to but it's well worth it. Our guide was informative and had a great sense of humor. Would definitely recommend this.

Thank Edward E
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Extremely interesting place to visit- 40,000 catacombs- not crowded at all - small tours - quite an eerie experience!!! English speaking tour guide who was very informative and passionate about the subject. Small gift shop but no cafe nearby be warned! Take water/drink with you....More

1  Thank snappyo7
Reviewed 6 July 2018

My students and I had a wonderful time at the Catacombs of Priscilla. I had never been but it was an amazing experience.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is an interesting place, but really not much to see. We were a little disappointed. Whatever you do, don’t take a tour of this through City Wonders - it was a huge disappointment.

3  Thank amymlong
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We reserved a time before our trip to Rome, but upon arrival there were many people waiting for the tour. Needless to say, the group seemed rather large to navigate the underground cemetery. The history behind the catacombs is fascinating. You actually walk through the...More

2  Thank Iamtoofancy
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Was easy enough to reach from the metro station, a fairly easy 10 to 15 minute walk with Google Maps. The attendant sold me a ticket to the English-speaking tour. The guide was quite informative, yet I was disappointed when he said the Vatican had...More

1  Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Want to learn more about the roman catacombs? This is a guided tour (can’t go down on your own) with lots of explanations. When you arrive, they will tell you what time is the next tour either in Italian or in English. The temperature is...More

3  Thank Earth-Is-Beautiful4
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The Priscilla's catacombe itself is very interesting, out of crowds. We are not English native speakers but we both work in Englisk speaking environment. Unfortunately the "english speaking" guide, spoke by English, that nobody understood. He spoke very quickly and was in a hurry during...More

Thank Hana Z
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I don’t understand why this is not one of the top visited places in Rome. You have to visit this place. Very big down in the ground and lots of history to learn from. Kids love things like this.

1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a little hard to get to but worth the effort. The English tour was very informative. Be aware that it is closed from noon until 2:00.

1  Thank bobbascom
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24 May 2018|
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Response from Matt D | Reviewed this property |
You have to go on a guided tour. Also worth noting that they close for lunch, so definitely best to contact them by e-mail or telephone to check availability
12 February 2018|
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Response from Ed T | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was €8 however we went as part of the Crypts and Catacombs tour which was fantastic and I would highly recommend as there are no line ups and great guides. As well then you are also toured on a coach with even... More
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Response from Linnes38 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chloe. Our guide was young, knowledgeable and his English was good. No doubt he was following a script but it didn't feel that way and he answered all our questions. We were there in April, slightly out of season, and... More