Rome: Saint Peter's Basilica and Papal Tombs Audio Guide

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Gain a deeper understanding of St. Peter's Basilica and its Papal Tombs with an audio guide on your smartphone.


  • Unravel the history of the St. Peter's Basilica on with a mobile audio guide
  • Learn about the treasures inside St. Peter's Basilica at your own pace
  • Download an audio guide on your smartphone to enjoy maximum flexibility
  • See St. Peter’s tomb and the original basilica walls while learning about them
  • Immerse yourself in a journey through art and religion at an iconic landmark


Discover the fascinating history and awe-inspiring beauty of St. Peter's Basilica with a 60-minute audio-guided tour on your smartphone. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of one of the most renowned landmarks in Rome, and delve into its rich past and magnificent architecture. St. Peter's Basilica, located in Vatican City, stands as a testament to centuries of religious significance and architectural brilliance. Originally commissioned in the 16th century by Pope Julius II, this majestic Basilica was built upon the site believed to be the burial place of Saint Peter, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. Embark on a captivating journey as you explore the legends and myths surrounding St. Peter's Basilica. Learn about the construction of its towering dome, a marvel of Renaissance engineering, and marvel at the oculus that bathes the interior in celestial light. Discover the renowned tombs housed within the basilica, the final resting places of numerous popes and other notable figures. Through 27 listening points and a convenient digital map, the audio tour will guide you through the basilica's most significant features. Uncover the intricate details of the basilica's interior, from its ornate decorations to the intricate mosaic artwork adorning its walls. Gain insight into the symbolism and historical context behind the remarkable pavement beneath your feet. Whether you are an art enthusiast, a history buff, or a spiritual seeker, this audio-guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica offers a comprehensive and engaging experience. Immerse yourself in the grandeur and majesty of this iconic masterpiece, and deepen your understanding of its profound cultural and religious significance. Complete your visit to St. Peter's Basilica with the Papal Tombs Audio Guide, enrich your tour with fascinating insights and comments as you uncover this historical remarkable site.  Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of papal history and be awed by the ageless beauty of St. Peter's Basilica's Papal Tombs.


Papal Tombs Digital audio guide Digital audio guide app Self-guided tour of the Vatican area Multilingual audio commentary

Important Information

  • All visitors must pass through a security check. During high seasons, the wait at security may be up to 150 minutes
  • This is a digital experience. Once you book, you'll immediately be sent a link to download the app and content. Make sure you download the audio guide on your device before your visit. There is no meeting point or staff on-site.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica and the Square may be closed in the morning due to Papal Audience (usually on Wednesdays and Sundays)
  • The opening hours for the St. Peter's Basilica may vary due to special events. Typically, St. Peter's Basilica is open from 8.00 to 18.00. Please note that changes in opening hours are beyond our control. However, customers are welcome to use our audioguide on any other day when the sites are open.
  • The entrance to the Basilica is free of charge and doesn't require an entrance ticket.
  • You must observe the dress code to access the St. Peter’s Basilica (no shorts, vests, or sleeveless tops)

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