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Underground Secrets: The Catacombs of Rome, I have visited Calixto, an interesting visit, but a bit overwhelmed!!

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from The Life of Luxury blog

Experience The Historic Catacombs of Rome

Catacombs, Italy! Walked down the dimly lit corridors and passageways. Lots of torches on the walls. Amazing what there is to see underground- and sooooo much of it. Very cold as well.

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from Justin Plus Lauren

An Underground Tour of Rome: Crypts and Catacombs

There's so much history in Rome that lies beneath the surface! Go underground on a tour of the Crypts and Catacombs. Read more: http://justinpluslauren.com/underground-tour-of-rome/

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Catacombs of Rome - Early Christian catacombs were extractions from the earth containing niches (loculi). Ladders from ground level led to ambulatories called galleries, where burial plots were located. Catacombs, found throughout the Empire, exist primarily in Rome because the city's density at its height created a shortage of land for burial.

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from National Geographic

Rome's Ancient Catacombs

Ancient Roman Catacombs... As property of the Catholic Church no one can explore the catacombs that can date back as far as the 1st century, without the permission from the Vatican.

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‘Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.’ - Immortal, Toby de Silva

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