Catacombe Di San GaudiosoCurrently Closed
- Address: Basilica Santa Maria della Sanità, Piazza Sanità, 14, 80136 Napoli, Italy, Naples
- Timings: 10:00 am - 02:00 pm Details
- Phone: +39-0815441305
- Ticket Price: 8 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids
Under the heavily populated district of the Stella district are an ancient necropolis. There has been a gravesite here since the 5th century BC, but the current name comes from St. Gaudiosus, who was interred here roughly nine centuries later, in 453 AD. The walls of the catacombs are frescoed with early Christian symbols from this time, the most famous of which are the fresco of Pascentius and the fresco of Madonna della Sanita. Landslides and mudslides in the Late Middle Ages led to the abandonment of the complex, though in the 17th century nobles and clergy were buried here for some time.
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- Check attraction website for special group tour options, such as the Holy Mile Walk (the Miglio Sacro).
- Disabled accessible.
- Bring a light jacket and wear comfortable shoes.
- Under 18s, Over 65, Students, Groups of 20+: EUR 5
- Schools: EUR 3
- Free for under 6.
- Free for the disabled.
- Guided tours every hour.
- Last admission at 1pm.
- Buses 168, 178, 460, C63, N4, R4 stop
- Subway L2 stop Cavour.
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12.86% of people who visit Naples include Catacombe Di San Gaudioso in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
66.01% of people start their Catacombe Di San Gaudioso visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Catacombe Di San Gaudioso
87.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Catacombe Di San Gaudioso
Content 5/5 Really interesting and unique macabre place, well worth seeing. Guide 5/5 The man that guided us and the script he follows were both top-notch. In a very short time we learned a lot about the fascinating place, it's history as well as about the district and the context of it all.
Another amazing place to visit in Naples. The history is incredible. Another gut wrenching story but a most see!!!! Highly recommend
A Unique place. Very special sightseeing, you have to see if you are in Naples. Very nice and pleasant guide. I surely suggest that place to tourists.
This place is awesome. The whole catacombs have a very dense history, with a lot of useful information. The crew are super cool: they have 2 tours at a time, one in Italian and one in English. Our guide, Giulia, was very fluent in at least 3 languages; very helpful, devoted and cute too. Can recommend even more if you're more interested in history than an average tourist
A point on the map you shouldn't miss. The guide offered some very interesting details on the grounds ans Naples itself. Very good for 1-2hrs visit when the sun is burning or when the weather is bad. The fact that these are 'ran' by an NGO made by young people pf Naples is very impressive.