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Fosse Ardeatine, Rome

Fosse Ardeatine - Rome, Italy
Fosse Ardeatine
Via Ardeatina 174, Rome, Italy 00178Map
+39 06 513 6742
Neighborhood: Ostiense - San Paolo - Garbatella - Magliana
Overview

Located behind the Catacombe di Domitilla, this is also an old burial site of Christian martyrs. More than three hundred people, mainly Jews, political prisoners, and even a priest and a fourteen year old boy, were brought here and killed. After this massacre, the German troops blew up the tunnel leading to the Chamber of death in an attempt to destroy all traces of the crime. This modern catacomb can be visited together with the Museum of the Resistance and modern sculptures by Coccia and Basaldella.

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Fosse Ardeatine General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Nearest Train: Basilica S. Paolo
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