Catacombs of Rome | Christian Rome | Sightseeing

Catacombs of San Sebastiano

Catacombs that tell of Life and Martyrdom: The catacombs of Rome are a very important part of the history of the early Christians and the Roman church in Ancient Rome.  These ancient underground burial places provide clues of the life of saints, martyrs, ordinary Christians and the Roman church during the early centuries. In Italy, […]

Hop-on and Hop-off the Tiber River

Cruising the Tiber River - Rome

Rome Sightseeing from a different perspective: We don’t really think of river cruising on our Rome holidays, but you actually can do sightseeing cruises on the Tiber River. Cruising down the Tiber River allows you to see Rome from a different perspective.  The following are a couple of cruises you can do: Hop-on Hop-Off Tiber […]

Rome attractions – The Crypt of the Capuchins

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Skeletons, skulls and bones in the city centre of Rome: We came to Piazza Barberini in search of Tony’s razor part, but what we found was something more macabre! At the foot of Via Veneto, at no. 27, is the the church of Santa Maria della Concezione, better known as the Capuchin Church. Beneath this […]