Catacombs of Naples
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The Catacombs of Naples, ancient underground areas dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD, are still considered to be a symbol of Neapolitan Chri...

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The Catacombs of San Gennaro are located on two non-overlapping levels, both characterized by extremely large spaces (6,000 square meters in...

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1 hour
Available in: English
$ 10
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Under the Basilica of St Mary of Health, the heart of the district, lies what was the second most important early Christian cemetery in the ...

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1 hour
Available in: English
$ 10
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This is the best way to have a complete picture of the city in a short period of time. Depart by minibus from your hotel in Naples at around...

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2 hours
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$ 41

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The inside story

The Catacombs of Naples, ancient underground areas dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD, are still considered to be a symbol of Neapolitan Christian religiosity. These were originally used as a burial place and became a pilgrimage destination until the ninth century AD. Abandoned and forgotten over the centuries, the catacombs are today a popular destination for tourists.

The Catacombs of San Gennaro are considered to be the largest in southern Italy and are located below one of the most characteristic districts of Naples: Rione Sanità. Other underground Catacombs are those of San Gaudioso and San Severo.

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How to get there

Catacombs of Naples Via Tondo di Capodimonte, 13 80136 Napoli, Italia Naples
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