Private Tour of Underground Rome

Tours & Sightseeing in Rome

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Rome is not only Colosseum and Vatican. With our 3 hours walking Tour of the Underground Rome you will discover off the beaten track sites. Enjoy a tour of the less known places of Rome. Visit San Clemente Basilica with its underground, the Crypt of the bones and the Vicus Caprarius. It's a unique experience that you can recount to your friends once back home!
Our private guide will meet you directly at San Clemente Basilica on Via di San Giovanni in Laternao. The Basilica is not far from the Colosseum. First of all your friendly guide will tell you the story of the Basilica showing you the architecture and mosaics in the main floor. Then, you will see all the floors and particular of this place. In fact, San Clemente church was built on 3 different levels. In just one place, you can admire ancient rests of 1st, 2nd and 4th century. With the help of images and visual aids, our guides will explain you all of them: a 1st century Roman House, a 2nd century Mithraeum and a 4th century Early Christian Basilica. Continue your tour with your private guide! Walking to Via Veneto, you will reach the Crypt of the bones. Located in the Church of Santa Maria of the Conception, it is a crypt made up by real human bones of the capuchin frari. Sure, it can be a little scary but it is a very unique place to visit! All stuffs are made by bones and each room has a different type of bone (leg, arm , etc). Last but not least, you are going to visit the Vicus Caprarius. Located under Trevi fountain, it is possible to look at the rests of the first roman aqueduct. Do not miss to visit the off the beaten track of Rome! Take an Underground tour of the city!

What’s included

  • Private licensed guide for 3 hours

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to be paid on site
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions