Underground Rome: The Graves of Pomponio Hylas Private Tour

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What To Expect

Experience a private visit inside one of the most well-preserved Roman graves in Italy with an archaeological guide to take you underground to explore the mysterious graves. See perfectly preserved mosaics, frescoes and sculptures that were buried underground for centuries.

Specifications

Type:
Underground Tours in Rome
Departs From:
Rome
Meeting Point:
Scipioni Park
Duration:
1 hour and 30 minutes
Availability:
Friday at 10:00 AM
Product Code:
9187
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Description

Inside the Park of the Via Latina near the Appian Way are several underground burial chambers

(columbarium) that date back to Roman times. Among these graves is a small and spectacularly preserved columbarium, discovered in 1883 by Pietro Campana. This columbarium is called Pomponius Hylas.

As you descend into the small chamber, you will be able to see its complex architecture, sculptures,

mosaics and amazing, well-intact, frescoes. A visit here is rarely taken by the average tourist and is truly a unique experience!

Includes

  • Expert archaeological guide

  • Entrance fee

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off

Please Note

  • Children 10 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Rates for larger groups are available upon request. Please inquire.

  • Option to be picked-up from hotel is available upon request for an additional cost. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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