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Catacombs

catacombsUsually catacombs are networks of underground burial galleries. The notion as a rule refers to any network of caves, grottos, graves or subterranean place that was used for the burial of the descended, or it can refer to a specific underground burial place.

The most famous are: Catacombs of Rome in Italy; Catacombs of Paris in France; Catacombs of Kom el Shuqafa (or Kom al Sukkfa) in Alexandria, Egypt; Catacombs of Malta on the Mediterranean island of Malta; Catacombs of Sacromonte in Granada, Spain; Capuchin catacombs of Palermo, Italy; Catacombs of Lima in Peru and Catacombs under St. Stephen's cathedral in Vienna.

Catacomb-like burial chambers are located also in Anatolia, Turkey; in Susa, North Africa; in Naples, Italy; in Syracuse, Italy; Trier, Germany; Kiev, Ukraine. Capuchin catacombs of Palermo, Sicily were used as late as 1920s.

Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo
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Catacombs in Odessa
Here you may read about the longest catacombs in the world, located in Odessa, Ukraine. Get to know what you may see there.
Catacombs in Paris
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Catacombs of Kom es-Shouqafa
Here you may read about the Catacombs of Kom es-Shouqafa and its main attractions. Find out more about what you may observe there.
Lima Catacombs
Get to know more about Lima Catacombs and their characteristics. Read about what the usual tour to the underground graves looks like.
Malta Catacombs
Search here information on the most famous catacombs in Malta. Find out the open hours, locations and the main attractions of the crypts.
Roman Catacombs
Check out information on Roman Catacombs. Get to know what are the main catacombs open to public there.