Rome Crypt Skeletons and Catacombs Underground Private Tour including the Bone (Skeletons) Chapel Visit
Rome Crypt Skeletons. Book our private tour of the catacombs and the Capuchin Crypt to live a unique and unforgettable experience away from the classic tourist circuits. Rome is not only art, history, and architecture but also a city of faith, mysticism, and religion. For this reason, we wanted to create a tour that allows our customers to fully experience one of the aspects that have made Rome famous worldwide.
Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in the center of Rome to comfortably reach the Catacombs, located on the edge of the mythical Appia Antica built by the Romans more than 2000 years ago and which connected the capital of the empire to southern Italy. This past highway is in long stretches, still perfectly preserved, and on its sides is scattered with ancient ruins of mausoleums and tombs. Once you reach the catacombs, you can go underground with a small group accompanied by a guide who will make you explore the underground labyrinth of one of the fascinating places in Rome.
History, legends, and mystery surround this mystical place, a Christian and Jewish faith symbol. For centuries, Christians and Jews have used the catacombs to bury their dead and have dug hundreds of kilometers of tunnels inside hundreds of thousands of burial niches. Walking in the maze of cubicles, you will have the opportunity to see tombs, sarcophagi, inscriptions, and small frescoed chapels, and listen to the guide’s explanation immersed in history and faith, a real journey through time.
Your guide will help you get away from the tourist circuits and visit some of the last hidden gems of the city, such as the Catacombs, an underground labyrinth unknown to 90% of visitors to Rome. The small group catacombs tour in Rome takes you underground to a mysterious place that uncovers a secret path paved with faith, endurance, and dedication. After the catacombs tour with our driver, you will reach the Capuchin Crypt. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to admire many important monuments: the Baths of Caracalla, the Circus Maximus, the temples of the Foro Boario, the Tiber Island, Piazza Venezia, The Campidoglio, and much more.
Once you reach the Capuchin Crypt, you catapult yourself into a unique environment where the transition from earthly to spiritual life is exorcised and made tangible. Rome Exclusive Crypt Private Tour | You will walk between rooms with walls and ceilings decorated with over 4000 skeletons and their parts. For centuries the Capuchins have used the bones of their deceased brethren to create stunning decorations. Chandeliers made with vertebrae and ribs, niches decorated with skulls, and incredible other decorations and furnishings obtained using the remains of thousands of skeletons. It might seem macabre, but in reality, the visit to this place serves to exorcise death and appreciate life even more. A small inscription clarifies the purpose of this staging, “What we are you will be, what we were you are.” visit the Capuchin Crypt. Capuchin monks used the bones of their nearly 4,000 brothers to intricately decorate floor-to-ceiling designs, giving them the macabre nickname “Chapel of Bones.” We will accompany you to the pick-up point at the end of the tour. Do not miss a one-of-a-kind opportunity to book the most mystical and thrilling private guided tour of Rome to discover one of the most incredible, intriguing, and secret aspects of the Eternal City.
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Rome Crypt Skeletons and Catacombs Underground Private Tour including the Bone Chapel Visit
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