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Interesting history and appreciated cool spot

The catacombs are very interesting, however much of the posted explanations have faded to being... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Karen P
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London, United Kingdom
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Surprisingly interesting

As per our travel guide book, we had tried to tour the catacombs of San Giovanni but on account of... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
histemi
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Ottawa, Canada
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Piazza Santa Lucia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The catacombs are very interesting, however much of the posted explanations have faded to being difficult to read inside. A few guides were present and available, we just exited on our own. Given a very hot day, this was a nice cool off.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

As per our travel guide book, we had tried to tour the catacombs of San Giovanni but on account of the weather it was closed and they sent us to this space instead. Not sure why this catacomb is less well known but the tour...More

1  Thank histemi
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The visit to these catacombs is by a guided tour that lasts 30 to 40 minutes, and only costs 8 euro. There is a vast underground network with thousands of tombs, a lot of history and interesting details. The guide was very knowledgeable and passionate,...More

1  Thank Dave_Polpetta
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We came upon this place by chance really and also because the main catacombs were closed (seemed to be an issue during our stay in Syracuse). This was the best thing we did during our visit! You get a guided tour which probably lasts for...More

Thank claire2767
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The entrance to this attraction is not obvious. You have to go as though you are about to enter the basilica and then turn right down the covered in walk way to the pay desk. We were given an extremely interesting tour of these catacombs...More

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