The Non-Catholic Cemetery (Rome, Italy)

Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains possibly the highest density of famous and important graves anywhere in the world.

Cimitero Acattolico
Via Caio Cestio, 6
00153 Roma

Tel: + 39 06 574 1900
Fax: + 39 06 574 1320

Points of interest

Main Entrance
Via Caio Cestio, 6
00153 Roma

Opening hours
Monday-Saturday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (last entrance:4.30 pm)
Sundays and public holidays 9.00 am to 1.00 pm (last entrance:12.30 pm)

Group Visits 
The Non-Catholic Cemetery welcomes group visits. For organisational reasons we ask you to please email the Cemetery on at least a week in advance to book your visit specifying where the group is from, name and contact details of group leader/guide, date and time of visit and approximate number of people.

Groups are kindly asked to leave a donation of at least €3 per person. All donations go towards the upkeep of this important historical site.

Guided Tours 
The Cemetery can provide a guide in Italian, English or German for groups of 5 to 20 people. The tours last approximately one hour. Please book your tour at least a week in advance as described above.

For guided tours kindly leave a donation of €4 per person (for schools €3 per person). All donations go towards the upkeep of this important historical site.

Notes for group leaders 
Group leaders should read the Regulations for Visitors and make sure their group members abide by these. If you book a tour and need to cancel or think you might be late, please call the Cemetery as soon as possible.

On arrival please report first to the Visitors’ Centre to leave donations and gather further information.

You are reminded that the ground in the Cemetery is uneven – comfortable shoes are a must! Toilets are available but there are no refreshment facilities – there are plenty of bars and restaurants in the nearby Testaccio area a few minutes walk from the site. To plan your tour better, you might like to consult the map of the Cemetery. To find out about our latest activities see our Newsletters. If you would like to support the Cemetery click on Friends or become a Volunteer.

There is an excellent view of the Pyramid of Cestius from the site, but it is not possible to access the pyramid from the Cemetery.


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Underground B line to Piramide