CATACOMBS - ANCIENT APPIAN WAY - CIRCUS MAXIMUS
The tour starts in your Hotel visiting the archeological area of the Circus Maximus where Romans organized spectacular competitions with bigas and quadrigas, (like in the BEN HUR movie). We will continue arriving at the Baths built by the Emperor Caracalla in 212 A.C. and considered the largest Public Baths, able to contain up to 2000 persons a day. We will proceed along the Appian Way, the Romans called Regina Viarum (the queen of the ways) On our way we shall have a look at the Domine Quo Vadis Chapel. We arrive to the Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries, the first evidence of the Christians faith, where with Local Guide you will have an extraordinary experience. After the visit of the Catacombs we will cross the Aurelian City Walls, built by emperor Aurelian in the III century a.D. to defend the city from the Barbarians invasions. Going back to the Hotel you will see the Famous Pyramid Cestia wich is the Highest (37 meters) and the holdest Pyramid in all Europe, wich is the Monument built about 12 BC by Caius Cestius.