Visit the fascinating undergrounds of Rome, as you explore the catacombs, crypt of the bones and undergrounds of St Clemente’s basilica with our Rome Underground tour for kids.
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Do you want your family to have an unforgettable experience visiting Rome’s undergrounds? For all those obsessed with slightly dark and creepy past of Rome looking for a tour of underground Rome for kids, choose this tour to discover the famous history which lies beneath Rome’s street. With this subterranean adventure for the whole family, it will be like in a time machine going back in time through the centuries!
With our Rome underground tour for kids tour, the whole family will have tons of fun as you discover the history of Rome hidden beneath its surface. You will discover an off-the-beaten track Rome, visiting its crypts, catacombs and hidden basilicas! Great especially for older kids and teens, our tour of underground Rome for kids in a wonderful way to get the involved in learning about Rome’s history. What teen doesn’t love everything that little bit creepy- What’s more your tour will have a real hands-on feel as you physically descend the steps into the belly of Roman history throughout the ages.
Your Rome underground tour for kids will be lead by a fully licensed child-friendly guide, who knows just how to capture the imagination of your kids and teens! With this tour you will have also a private driver at disposal for the 4 hours. You will visit St Clemente’s Basilica that is an historical layer cake; built on three levels each time you descend you go back further in history! In St Clemente’s basilica, built in the 12th century over the 4th-century Early Christian church, you will actually enter a 2nd-century pagan temple dedicated to the God Mithra as well as a 1st-century Roman house, called “insula”.
After the visit of St Clemente’s Basilica, our private driver will take you and your guide to the catacombs. On your way to the catacombs your guide will explain to you the history, as inside the catacombs you must tour with an official guide of the catacomb as part of a small group tour. Walking through narrow tunnels built like a maze, your kids will be excited to discover the history around every corner.
The final stop on your underground Rome for kids tour will be a visit to the Capuchin Crypt of the bones. Adorned with real human bones of the Capuchin friars, the so-called crypt of the bones is one of the most unusual sites in the whole of Rome and definitely not for the weak stomached! Like stepping into a parallel universe you will even see chandeliers made out of human bones…
A tour full of mystery, old Roman and Christian traditions and legends. Kids will learn whilst having fun during our Rome Underground Tour for Kids.
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DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Churches, every participant must make sure they cover their shoulders and knees.
We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.