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Rome: Capuchin Crypt Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 141384
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Discover what lies beneath the historic streets of Rome on a guided tour of the Capuchin Crypt with an English-speaking guide. Discover a macabre art collection completely made of human bones!
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to the Capuchin Crypt
  • See Caravaggio's painting of St. Francis in Meditation
  • Learn about the medieval Capuchin order of monks
Full description
Follow an expert English-speaking guide through the Museum and Crypt of the Capuchin Friars, located under the 17th-century church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini in the historic heart of Rome.

Discover macabre masterpieces of art from the Middle Ages in the bone crypts, where your licensed guide will take you on a journey through the 500-year history of the Capuchin monks. Hear how – and why – they led to the creation of one of the darkest museums in the world.

Stop to take a closer look at a different artifacts that hold secrets about life in the Eternal City in the Middle Ages. Be amazed by the different bone crypts that serve as a silent reminder of the swift passage of life on Earth. 
Includes
  • Entrance ticket
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

Meet next to the fountain on Piazza Barberini.

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