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Roman catacombs you have to visit

Roman catacombs you have to visit
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The Roman catacombs are underground galleries that were used as a place to bury the deceased from the beginning of Christianity until the fifth century. The catacombs of Rome are the oldest and most extensive. The origin of these tombs dates back to the early 2nd century, when Roman law forbade burying the dead within the city, so they chose to bury them outside the city by creating these underground galleries.

 

There are many different catacombs in Rome with around 750,000 tombs, although the best ones, known and open to the public are near the Appian Way. This is a list of the best Roman catacombs you should visit on your journey, which will leave you are words.

 

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