Catacombs of San Giovanni

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The Acradina district has since Roman times been devoted to the dead. Carved from solid limestone rock in the 4C-5C and extending over a wide area, the catacombs were centred on the tomb of St Martian, one of the earliest martyrs. Quite complex in structure, they are organised around a main rectilinear axis from which secondary galleries head off. The burials, niches topped by arches, are laid out along the walls with space for up to 20 bodies.

Useful information

Address : 

Via S.-Giovanni-alle-Catacombe

Phone:

+39 0931 64694

Price:

8 €

Opening hours

9.30am-12.30pm, 2.30pm-5.30pm

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