Cemeteries in Rome - Unusual Thing to Do

Sep 25, 2023 826

BY: Elyssa Bernard

Visiting cemeteries in Rome may not be what you had in mind when you planned your trip here, especially if it’s your first visit. But Rome has some special, beautiful cemeteries, and they offer a place for peace and quiet, reflection, and often, just a lovely and unusual site to see. 

Being Rome, of course we have a lot of really famous ancient tombs, like the tomb of Saint Peter, the tomb of the baker (pictured below), and the tomb of Gaius Cestius, also known as the pyramid (see below.). There are also two enormous imperial mausoleums – Augustus’ mausoleum, and Hadrian’s mausoleum, today known as Castel Sant’Angelo.

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SOURCE: https://www.romewise.com

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