Capuchins Crypt Tour and Concert in Rome

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
    
icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

The Capuchin Crypt—monk-bone-laden chapels underneath the Church of Santa Maria della Concezione—is one of Rome’s most macabre attractions. It’s also, it turns out, a great place to see religious art. With this tour, skip the stuffy Vatican and head for a guided visit of the Capuchin museum and church, home to a Caravaggio painting, and then sit for a concert of Gregorian chants and polyphonic sacred music.
  • Listen to a concert of sacred music in the bone-laden Capuchin Crypt
  • Ideal for travelers who want to see a macabre side of Rome’s religious history
  • The tour is limited to 30 people, so you won’t get crowded out in the narrow crypt
  • See a Caravaggio painting in the church museum

Professional art historian guide
Sacred music concert
Presentation in english of the musical programme
The dinner option includes the transportation by taxi to the restaurant " Terrazza Borromini", the CD "Princeps Musicae", the dinner with a set menu
First course: Pasta all'amatriciana or Spaghetti cacio e pepe Second course: Polpettine dello chef or saltimbocca alla romana with sides Dessert: I dolci dello Chef, water and coffee.
Wine is not included in the dinner ( if dinner option is selected)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
CD (available to purchase)

Departure Point

Museum and Crypt of Capuchins, Via Vittorio Veneto 27, 00187 Rome Italy

Departure Time

5:15 PM
Itinerary
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Museum and Crypt of Capuchins
A guided tour in English of the mysterious and fascinating Capuchins Crypt, the beautiful Capuchins Church and the Museum together with an intense live concert performing Gregorian chant and sacred polyphonic music. From the spirituality of Caravaggio’s painting The Meditation of Saint Francis to the choir, from the creepy walk through the 4000 bones of the Crypt to the sacred music that perfectly resonates in the Church, you will definitely live a unique experience! Program Music of the Sistine Chapel by Palestrina, Arcadelt, Morales, Victoria, Pitoni, Agazzari, Gregorian chant performed live by Schola Romana Ensemble, our resident historically informed music group. Organic: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass & Conductor Art historian
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Photos are allowed during the concert without flash, but no video can be taken during the concert
  • Phothos are not allowed in the Capuchins Crypt
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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