Skip-the-Line Vatican & Sistine Walk - 3 hrs with Historian - Rome Walks
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Skip-the-Line Vatican & Sistine Walk - 3 hrs with Historian

From EUR 95

Small Groups 2 - 8 people.

Vatican City is not only the smallest country in the world, it is home to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's basilica. With nearly five million visitors a year and mazes of galleries, having one of our friendly experts at your side to guide you though will provide an invaluable experience. Available as a small group or private tour. 

The collections of the Vatican Museums began in the early 16th century, when the Holy See attracted the greatest artists to the city to compete fiercely for the pope's eye, thus producing some of the finest masterpieces in the world. It was during this period that the decoration of the Sistine Chapel was completed by Michelangelo, who, upon finishing the Last Judgement in 1541, had created perhaps the most influential schematic vision of the Christian universe from the moment of its creation to its tumultuous end.

St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Christian church ever built, is a tour de force of Baroque architecture and decoration showcasing the genius of Gianlorenzo Bernini, but also contains Michelangelo's Pieta and the tomb of the recently beatified Pope John Paul II. We'll take you on a journey back to the origins of Christianity to understand the history of the Vatican and the horrible fate of Saint Peter, the Prince of Apostles.

Our Vatican & Sistine Walks include:

Raphael Rooms
Sistine Chapel
St. Peter's Basilica
Pio-Clementine Galleries
Hall of the Candelabra
Hall of Tapestries
Hall of the Maps

Small Groups 2 - 8 people

This walking tour is available:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday starting 1.30 pm

Pricing includes entry tickets.

Adults 92 Euro

Students 18- 26 years 82 Euro

Children under 18 years 72 Euro

Children under 6 years 25 Euro

 

 

From EUR 95

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