Rome: Vatican City Saint Peter's Basilica Walking Tour

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Explore one of Rome's premier attractions and embark on a walking tour through St. Peter's Basilica, unraveling its secrets and venturing into the mysterious depths of the Vatican Tombs.

Highlights

  • Admire St. Peter's Basilica, a stunning example of Renaissance architecture
  • Discover the world's largest Catholic church and its captivating artworks
  • Witness the intricate mosaics adorning the vast interior of the Basilica's dome
  • Descend to the Vatican Grottoes to witness the burial site of Saint Peter
  • After your express tour of the Basilica, explore the area at your own pace

Description

Begin your express tour of St. Peter's Basilica by meeting your guide at St. Peter's Square. Pass through Vatican City, the world's smallest country, as your guide shares intriguing insights about this unique location. After a security check, enter the Basilica to marvel at its ancient treasures, including Michelangelo's famous Pietà and Bernini's statues. Descend below ground to explore the Vatican Grottoes, where papal tombs and the tomb of Saint Peter await. Conclude your tour near a refreshing fountain, with the option to revisit the church or purchase a ticket at your own expense to climb the dome for breathtaking views of Rome.

Includes

Walking tour of St. Peter's Square Walking tour of St. Peter's Basilica Walking tour of Vatican Grottoes Guide

Important Information

  • Everyone entering the basilica must pass through the security check that can take anywhere between 10-50 minutes, depending on the season and events Vatican City imposes a dress code for entry into the Basilica, which requires covered shoulders and knees If the tour is canceled, you will be offered a tour on an alternative date or a full refund

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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