Vatican Grottoes

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Vatican Grottoes information

Holy See
Getting there
Metro: Ottaviano-San Pietro
Opening hours
9am-6pm summer, to 5pm winter
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Extending beneath St Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Grottoes contain the tombs and sarcophagi of numerous popes, as well as several huge columns from the original 4th-century basilica. The entrance is through the right side of the portico.