Take a walk on the creepy side with this fascinating tour of Rome’s spookiest places. Come face to face with the skeletal remains of some of Rome’s previous residents at the Capuchin Crypt. This walking tour is an intriguing dive into Rome’s long and twisted history.
The group will meet at Piazza Barberini and head to the first stop of the tour – the Cripta dei Cappuccini, or the Capuchin Crypt as it’s known in English. Descending deep underground, you’ll see a side of Rome you’ve never seen before.[readmore] The tour continues above ground with a walk through Rome’s cobbled streets to reach the Pantheon. the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. This place of worship is also the burial site of a number of famous Italians including Raphael, Queen Margherita, and King Vittorio Emanuele II – who many believe returns to the Pantheon in spirit form to watch over his old kingdom.
Next up, Piazza Navona, a beautiful Baroque square known for its stunning architecture and dazzling fountains. The tour guide will explain not just the history of the square but also insider information about local myths and legends connected to this spot.
The final stop of the tour takes place outside Castel Sant’Angelo, which was originally built as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian and later converted into a military fortress.
Please check the forecast and wear clothes according to the weather
Comfortable shoes are recommended
IMPORTANT: Please arrive to the Meeting point 20 minute in advance, in order not to miss your tour
Late arrival or no-show could not be refunded
This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility, wheelchair users, or young children
No pictures or videos are allowed inside the Crypt of the Capuchins
Learn about the Cripta dei Cappuccini, or the Capuchin Crypt as it’s known in English. Descending deep underground, you will see a side of Rome you’ve never seen before. The crypt contains the remains of an estimated 4,000 people, the majority of them thought to be monks of the Capuchin order, one of the strangest and most devout branches of the Catholic church.