Discover the hidden secrets of ancient Rome with Rome’s Ultimate Underground Tour! Embark on a captivating journey through time.
Rome’s Ultimate Underground Tour
Discover the hidden secrets of ancient Rome with Rome’s Ultimate Underground Tour!
Embark on a captivating journey through time as we unveil the mysterious underground world of Rome, showcasing the remarkable shrines, dwellings and palaces of the ancient Romans. Our immersive tour, spanning approximately 2.5 hours, will take you to some of the most awe-inspiring locations beneath the bustling streets of modern-day Rome.
Highlights of our Underground Tour:
Le Case Romane: Step back in time as we venture into ancient Roman dwellings. These exceptionally preserved homes offer a unique glimpse into the daily lives of the Romans, complete with their intricate frescoes, elegant mosaics, and beautifully adorned rooms. Marvel at the skillful craftsmanship and architectural wonders that have withstood the test of time.
Basilica di San Clemente: Descend even further into the depths of Rome as we explore the fascinating layers of history within Basilica di San Clemente . Uncover the secrets of this extraordinary place, where a 12th-century basilica was built on top of a 4th-century church, which, in turn, was constructed upon an ancient Roman house. As you go further underground, the exotic Persian cult of Mithras, and the mysteries of Roman religion before Christianity will reveal themselves. Witness the captivating fusion of different architectural styles and religious traditions that converge in this remarkable site.
Tombs and Scripture: Delve into the ancient burial grounds hidden beneath the streets of Rome. Discover intricate tombs, adorned with symbolic artwork and inscriptions that provide insights into the beliefs and customs of the ancient Roman society. Our expert guides will decipher these scripts, shedding light on the stories and histories of the individuals who once rested here.
Expert Guides: Meet Justin.
Justin Lone is a theologian and historian from Norway who acquired his degree at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, also known as the Angelicum. His passion for Roman history will come to the fore as he regales you with captivating tales, historical anecdotes, and lesser-known facts about the underground world of Rome. His expertise will bring the ancient ruins to life, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of this legendary city.
• Case Romane del Celio
• Basilica di San Clemente
Rome’s Ultimate Underground Tour is currently available every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday by booking online at least 12 hours prior to start time.
• 95 Euro (the tour price includes the admission fees into both sites)
• Tour meets at 9:45am in front of Basilica Santi Giovanni e Paolo on Piazza di Santissimi Giovanni e Paolo.
• 2.5 hours duration
Disclaimer: On some public holidays and religious feast days the meeting time and location of the meeting spot may vary. You will receive an email from us informing you of the possible changes and indicating the exact time and modified location of the meeting spot. Generally we cover Le Case Romane del Celio before we conclude the tour in the underground of Basilica di San Clemente. In some exceptions it is possible that the sequence of the sites changes and we visit the Basilica di San Clemente first before we finish at Le Case Romane del Celio.
Book your exclusive Underground Tour of Rome today and experience a remarkable adventure that will live long in the memory.