Catacombs Outside Italy

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A select but regularly updated list of rock-cut burial sites in use from the Hellenistic through Early Byzantine eras in many areas of the Mediterranean and collections where period tomb artifacts are on display.  Not all sites are accessible.

Israel

Jerusalem

Tombs of the Bnei-Hezir, Zechariah, and Absalom
Upper Kidron Valley (Valley of Yehoshafat)

Dominus Flevit Tombs
Mount of Olives, Jerusalem
T. +972 2-626-6450/6456
http://www.custodia.org/default.asp?id=2738

Tomb of the Prophets
Mount of Olives, Jerusalem
T. 054 698-7688
pierre_cephas@yahoo.com (custodian)

Tomb of the Kings (Queen Helene of Adiabene)
Nablus Road and Saladin Street intersection, Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood
Contact the Consulate General of France in Jerusalem for admission

Garden Tomb
Conrad Schick Street - 91193
T. 02 539-8100
email: bookings@gardentomb.com
www.gardentomb.org

Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Nicodemus' Tomb
Old City, Christian Quarter - 9100301
T. 02-626-7000/7011
www.santosepolcro.custodia.org

Jason's Tomb
Alfasi Street, Rehavia neighborhood

Tombs of the Sanhedrin (Tombs of the Judges)
Sanhedria neighborhood park

Hakeldama Necropolis
Monastery of St. Onuphrius, Hinnom Valley
T. 050 5315530

Terra Sancta Museum of the Studium Biblicum Francescanum (SBF)
Monastery of the Flagellation, via Dolorosa - 91001
T. 627-0456/444
email: info@terrasanctamuseum.org
www.terrasanctamuseum.org
Collections of artifacts from excavations by the SBF and Franciscan Custodians of the Holy Land, including: Nazareth, Capernaum, Dominus Flevit, Mount of Olives, Herodion, Mount Nebo, and Bethlehem.  A multi-media section is being installed in the SBF Lapidary and a History Section (in in the Monastery of the Savior (New Gate).

Christ Church Museum
CMJ Heritage Center at Christ Church
P.O. Box 191 - 91001
T. +972 (02) 626-3857
email: heritage@cmj-israel.org
www.cmj-israel.org

Israel Museum and Shrine of the Book
T. 02 670-8811
www.english-imjnet.org.il

Bible Lands Museum
T. 02 561-1066
email: contact@blmj.org
www.blmj.org

Judaea & Samaria

Cave of Machpelah (Tomb of the Patriarchs)
P.O.Box 105  - 90100 Hebron
T. +972-52-4295554
http://www.machpela.com/

Tomb of Rachel the Matriarch
Gilo neighborhood, Bethlehem

Qumran National Park
T. 02 994-2235
www.parks.org.il

Masada National Park
T. 08 658-4207/4208
www.parks.org.il

Herodium - Tomb of Herod
Herodion National Park
T. 02-5953591; 02-5953592
email: mh.deadsea@npa.org.il

Gaililee

Beth Shearim Necropolis
Bet She‘arim National Park (Kiryat Tivon)
T. 04-983-1643 or 1-800-54-6666
email: moked@npa.org.il
http://old.parks.org.il/BuildaGate5/general2/data_card.php?Cat=~25~~448735891~Card12~&ru=&SiteName=parks&Clt=&Bur=614100786

Magdala Archaeological Park
T. +972 57 226-1469
email: visit@magdalacenter.com
www.magdala.org

Zippori (Sepphoris)
Zippori National Park
Tsipori, 1791000
T. +972 4-645-4768
http://www.parks.org.il/

Tomb of Rabbi Akiva at Tiberias
Kiryat Moshe neighborhood, Tiberias

Negev

Avdat National Park

Jordan

Petra

Petra Tombs (Al Khazneh)
28 Wadi Mousa - Ma'an, Jordan
T. 0096232157093
email: info@pra.gov.jo
Website: http://www.visitpetra.jo/

Roman Soldier's Tomb
Aqaba City Centre, Aqaba 77110

Decapolis

Abila Tombs (Seleucia)
Abila Archaeological Project, Wadi Quailibah, North Jordan

Jerash Tombs (Gerasa)

Roman Tombs at Gadara
Umm Qays Archaeological Site (Umm Qais)

Bārsīnā (Northwest Jordan)

Roman Tombs at Al-Salt
Website: http://www.viajordan.com/print_extra_pages.php?type=extra_services&page_id=111

Malta

St. Paul's Catacombs
Bajjada Triq Sant Agata, Ir-Rabat RBT 2013, Malta
T. +356 2145 4562
email: info@heritagemalta.org
website: http://heritagemalta.org/museums-sites/st-pauls-catacombs/
Note: Tal-Mintna Catacombs, St Augustine’s Catacombs and Ta' Bistra Catacombs may be visited by appointment; the Salina Catacombs are closed.

Greece

Catacombs of Milos
Trypiti 84800 Milos
Cyclades, Greece
T. +30 22870-21625
email: info@catacombs.gr
web: http://www.catacombs.gr/

Cave Tombs of Matala Beach
Matala, Crete

Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings
Kato Pafos, Tombs of the kings Ave
Paphos, Cyprus
T.: +357 26306217

Tombs at Cyrene
Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Syria

Valley of the Tombs at Palmyra

Suadea (Antioch)

Emèse (Homs)

Egypt

Catacombs of Kom es-Shouqafa
Karmouz, Alexandria
T. +20 3 3936825

Tell el-Yehudiyeh (Leontopolis)
Kafr Ash Shubak, Egypt

Tunisia

Catacombs of the Good Shepherd at Sousse (Hadrumetum)
ave des Catacombes, Sousse, Tunisia
http://www.patrimoinedetunisie.com.tn/eng/monuments/catacombes_sousse.php

Sousse Archaeological Museum
Rue Abou Kacem Echabi, Sousse, Tunisia
T. 73219011
http://www.patrimoinedetunisie.com.tn/eng/musees/sousse.php

Catacombs of Arch Zara (Ghar Dhaba)
Salakta (Sullectum)

Gammarth Catacombs (Carthage)
Gammarth Hill

Libya

Assaraya Alhamra Museum (National Museum)
Old City, Tripoli
T. +218 21-3330292

Sabratha
Zawia District
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/184

Sirte

Hadjeb el Aioun

Gebel Tarhuna

Cyrene Necropolis (Jabal al Akhdar)

Hypogeum of Adam and Eve at Gargaresh (Tripoli)

Algeria

Kherbet-bou-Adoufen

Khenchela (Mascula)

Timgad

Tipasa