There’s an other Rome, underground. It's a city secret and forgotten, that continues to live under us. Far from the traffic, and the highlights of the cityz there are special places of the past, Inside the earth, meters under the modern Rome, there are buildings still full of decorations and history. During the Secret Underground Rome tour the password is: discovery!
TIME: 3 Hours, Monday to Sunday, in this tour we'll have the driver.
Catacombs of S. Callisto
On the beautiful Appian way,the underground Rome tour goes to the cemetery of Callixtus, themost important of Rome, with inside martyrs, 16 popes and many christians.
Started about the middle of the second century, the catacombs it’s a complex underground of 10 km, with a network of galleries of four levels, areal labyrint that arrives more than twenty meters deep.
Underground Rome tour goes 2000 years back in the Basilica of San Clemente. Inside we have the beautiful mosaics of Pascal II and frescoes of Masolino da Panicale. Underneath we'll explore the Basilica of the fourth century and then we’ll descend other meters, into the world of Rome,where there is still a pagan temple.
Crypt of the Capuchins monks in via Veneto
The secret Rome tour goes underneath the churchof Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, where there is an unusual macabre catacomb, visited by Mark Twain and the Marquis de Sade. Inside contains the skeletons of around 4,000 friars. They are arranged throughout six capelli or crypts in lamps, sculptures and mosaic-like displays of flowers, geometric shapes, and various religious symbols. There is the Crypt of the Skulls, the Crypt of the Leg Bones, The Crypt of the Pelvises. “What you are now, we once were; what we are now, you shall be.”