Rome: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tickets & Guided Tour

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Enjoy the highlights of one of the biggest Museums in the world with an expert Tour Guide, fast-track admission tickets and headsets so you don't miss a thing!

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Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in history with entrance to three quintessential attractions
  • Leave the queues behind as you enjoy fast-track and stress-free entrance
  • Learn fun facts about the smallest country in the world from your guide
  • Admire the famous Sistine Chapel and marvel at its outstanding ceiling
  • Discover famous masterpieces of Raphael and Michelangelo touring the museums

Description

Explore the wonderful papal collections whilst visiting the Vatican Museums with an expert Tour Guide. You will use a priority entrance so there will be no need to wait in line. Once inside you will be provided with entrance tickets and headsets to listen to your Tour Guide clearly. Your Tour will begin with the visit of the terrace that overviews St. Peter's Dome, great for pictures, you will also learn about the history and the making behind the amazing Basilica. Your journey will continue outdoors to visit the magnificent Pinecone-courtyard, named after the outstanding 13-foot high bronze pine cone dated back to the 1st-century B.C. After some fresh air, you will discover the beauties of the Museum Pio-Clementino, housing breathtaking ancient Roman sculptures and the very famous statue of Laocoön and His Sons. Discovered in the early 1500's this marvellous piece of art is said to have been the main inspiration of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Your journey will continue through time visiting 'Torso del Belvedere', 'The Round Hall' and outstanding decorative mosaics. Explore the amazing Galleries, enhanced by Tapestries and 120-meter's of geographical maps leading you to the Sistine Chapel. Once inside the Sistine Chapel you will have the time to admire the beautiful frescos by Michelangelo before entering ST. Peter's Basilica. Your Tour Guide will have explained to you the fun facts behind the creation of ' The Last Judgment ' and point amount some very particular details that you surely would have missed without an expert with you! Enjoy the rest of your day visiting the biggest basilica in the world at your own pace. If the Sistine Chapel is considered the highest level of Michelangelo's work in terms of painting, inside St. Peter's Basilica you will find the equivalenti in terms of sculpture: ' The Pietà '. The Basilica is also home to Bernini's ' Baldacchino' and a second underground level where you can explore all the tombs of the Popes from these past century's.

Includes

Fast-track entrance tickets Guide Headset Assistance on arrival

Important Information

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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