Dive into the deep history of New York and discover what exists under the streets of the city on the  Catacombs by Candlelight Tour.

This 1-hour guided tour will take you into the nave of the Basillica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral where you will explore the faithfully departed's final resting place in the historic crypts. You'll get to view New York City's underground tunnels and passageways as you explore the historic Catacombs.

- There are 3 group departures for the Catacombs by Candlelight tour leaving at 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily.

- You can get tickets for the Catacombs tour at the Ticket Kiosk located at 32 Prince Street which is open daily from 10am to 4pm.

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The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral serves as a resting ground for some of New York's most noteworthy Catholics. The grounds have been home to important Catholic New Yorkers for over 200 years and is Manhattan's only Catholic cemetery.

Did You Know

  • The baptism scene in the movie The Godfather was filmed inside of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral.

  • The interior of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral was destroyed by a fire in 1866 but after reconstruction was opened once again on St. Patrick's Day of 1868.

How To Get There

  • N, R, W to Prince Street station.

  • B, D, F, M to Broadway/Lafeyette station.

  • 6 to Bleeker Street station.

Make The Most of Your New York Pass

- Access to the Catacombs by Candlelight Tour is normally $35.

- The New York Pass grants you free access to the tour plus over 100 attractions in New York City.

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Monday 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Tuesday 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Wednesday 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Thursday 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Friday 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Saturday 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Sunday 11am, 1pm, 3pm


Closed for all major U.S holidays

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32 Prince Street New York, NY 10012 (Between Mott & Mulberry Streets)


(212) 300-7683