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Carcer Tullianum

Foro Romano | Via dell clivio Argentario 1, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6992 4652
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Christianity in the Ancient Rome Private Tour
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Foro Romano | Via dell clivio Argentario 1, 00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
+39 06 6992 4652
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only wish I had booked an evangelical Christian tour of Rome. We looked up and visited as many New Testament locations we could, but many lacked information and history. What great events took place in this horrible place. A fact that persecution only spreads...More

1  Thank Tonia M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Yes, it's small and doesn't take much time to go through; but, it is a historical piece of Christianity. To think that you can be in the small Roman Prison cell that, history tells us, Peter and Paul were held, is very special. The early...More

Thank Ron L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It's really difficult to imagine the Apostle Paul sitting in "prison" writing letters to his churches but this is the actual place. The prison cell is not what you think but actually, a small room carved out of rock. It was accessed by drop-down stairs...More

1  Thank ShadManDu
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Carver Tullianum is believed to be the prison in which the Apostles Peter and Paul were kept before their executions in Rome. There’s a little museum with artefacts of historical and archaeological interest that were discovered on the site of the prison when it was...More

1  Thank Eilidh W
Reviewed 27 September 2017

As a follower of Christ, visiting this prison which is said to be where both Peter and Paul were incarcerated was a special experience. It is small, but there are interesting artifacts and to go down into the cell space is very touching.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I read about this Prison Museum in my Guide to Rome and as I was going to the Capitoline museum which is just nearby I thought I'd drop in here first. There is very little to see and for €10 it is the biggest rip...More

2  Thank BigChristoff
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Payment is by card only for the entrance fee at the moment. The staff were very helpful and informed about the one time prison finishing with a small multimedia aid to see the centuries old frescoes. Maybe a touch over priced at 10 euros but...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The probable prison of St. Peter is well worth the 7 Euro visit fee, especially to view the frescoes on the wall that were painted 1200-1500 years after Peter's alleged imprisonment. The museum staff gives you an iPad tablet to view the exhibits, plus at...More

Thank LizardHntr
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If you are deep rooted in your faith, I would highly recommend making sure you see this. It's not much, but it is worth it to just reflect here and think about Paul writing his letters. If you are just looking for a piece of...More

1  Thank maressa c
Reviewed 21 July 2017

it s a cold undergroung prison where peter was capt. from this carcer Peter escaped helping by an angel from haven. its a cold in ground space

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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