Rome: St. Peter's Basilica, Papal Tombs Guided Tour

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Discover the highlights of St. Peter's Basilica, the spiritual heart of Christianity, on a guided tour in Rome. Visit the Vatican Grottoes, and choose to climb the tallest dome in the world.

Highlights

  • Uncover the mysteries concealed within the underground Papal Tombs
  • Explore the Late Renaissance church of St. Peter's Basilica with a guide
  • Admire the sculptures inside one of the Catholic Church's holiest temples
  • Go down to the Vatican Grottoes located on the lower level of the Basilica
  • Choose to climb to the top of the world's tallest dome

Description

Join a guided tour of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Learn about the history of the church and get introduced to Vatican City, the smallest country in the world. Admire the golden plated ceiling, optical illusions, Michelangelo’s Pietà, Bernini’s statues, and incredible mosaics. After a thorough tour of the church, head underground to the Vatican Grottoes. See the tomb of St. Peter, the final resting place of 90 popes, and the remaining columns from Constantine’s original basilica. Finish the tour at a charming fountain with drinkable water. Finally, return inside the church and revisit what you saw, or climb the dome of the Basilica and soak in panoramic views of the Eternal City.

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Guide Tour of St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Grottoes Radio devices and headphones

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