The site was discovered more than a century ago, when laborers were building a new stables for Villa Torlonia, the estate under which the catacombs sit.
The Jewish catacombs underneath Villa Torlonia in Rome are currently being restored and will be open to the public “within a few years.”
Rome’s Jewish catacombs will open to the public for the first time on Sunday as part of a campaign to highlight diverse cultural sites throughout Italy.
Odessa is home to a sprawling set of tunnels spreading out from the center of the city. On his trip through the ‘catacombs,’ urban explorer Moses Gates made a shocking discovery.