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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Catacomb of Callixtus

Catacombs & St John in Lateran Combo Tour

Product ID: 228076
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Take a tour through the hidden passages of Rome's Catacombs and visit one of the most important cathedrals of Rome, the Holy Stairs and the Sancta Sanctorum, the private chapel of the Pope until the Renaissance period.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the Holy Stairs and the Sancta Sanctorum, the private Chapel of the Pope until the Renaissance period
  • Visit the underground burial chambers of early Christians in Rome
  • Learn about the ancient Cloister of St John's Basilica with a multilingual audioguide
Full description
The oldest nuclei of the Roman Catacombs date back to the end of the second century. To solve the problem of space, the catacombs were built underground with tunnels on various levels.

The Lateran complex consists of several high-interest sites: the Basilica, the Cloister, the Treasure Museum, and the Baptistery. Most importantly, the Holy Stairs which lead to the private Papal Chapel. Your special ticket allows you to easily access the complex and visit all the points of interest in around 2 hours with a multilingual audio-guide system.

Begin by visiting the Basilica with the Cloister and the Treasure Museum, then proceed outside the church to the Baptistery located in the square behind. You can then complete your tour by visiting the building of the Holy Stairs, located on the right of the basilica, and admire the Chapel of the Sancta Sanctorum. If you only have one hour, you can visit the basilica and its cloister first, followed by the Holy Stairs and Sancta Sanctorum.
  • Guided tour and entrance ticket to the Catacombs of St. Callixtus
  • Multilingual audioguide and entrance ticket to St. John in Lateran Basilica, Cloister, Baptistery, Holy Stairs and Sancta Sanctorum

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Meeting point

Basilica St. John Please exchange your voucher at the information point in The Lateran, located on the right side of the Holy Door.

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Product ID: 228076