Catacombe di Santa Domitilla

Catacombe di Santa Domitilla information

Rome , Italy
Via delle Sette Chiese 283
+390 6 511 03 42
Getting there
Bus: Via Appia Antica
More information
adult/reduced €8/5
Opening hours
9am-noon & 2-5pm Wed-Mon, closed Jan
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Among Rome’s largest and oldest, these wonderful catacombs stretch for about 18km. They were established on the private burial ground of Flavia Domitilla, niece of the emperor Domitian and a member of the wealthy Flavian family. They contain Christian wall paintings and the haunting underground Chiesa di SS Nereus e Achilleus , a 4th-century church dedicated to two Roman soldiers martyred by Diocletian.