Rome Private Guided Tour Caravaggio and Baroque Masterpieces

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rome

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This private tour provides you with a way to get close to some of the greatest Baroque artworks located in Rome. During this 3-hour tour, you will discover the artistic side of Rome and see the best of renowned painter Caravaggio’s work. Witness the intriguing technique used by Caravaggio throughout his paintings and the brilliant use he makes of light and shadow. See for yourself the unique history and aesthetics of Baroque art. With this tour you can maximise your time enjoying awesome experience. Tour for family with kids, groups of friends and couples.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, LazioVisit inside to admire the two Caravaggio's paintings dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul's crucifictions.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Mausoleo di Augusto, Rome, LazioAdmire the beautuful remains of Augustus's monumental tomb and his atarl dedicated to the Peace, the so-called Ara PacisStop At: Church of St. Louis of the French, Rome, LazioEnter the curch and stop looking at the three paintings Caravaggio dedicated to Saint Matthew and his lifeDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Piazza Navona, Rome, LazioThe most iconic square of Rome, symbol of Baroque Style in Italy. Here we stop admiring the Curch of Saint Agnes, projected by Borromini, and the famous Fountain of Four Rivers, sculpted by Bernini.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Palazzo Giustiniani, Rome, LazioMagnificent building, property of the Cardinal Del Monte, where Caravaggio lived when he arrived to Rome.Stop At: Pantheon, Rome, LazioVisit from outside the ancient temple that Agrippa in the I century BC dedicated to all Gods. Then, converted into a curch in early Medieval time, in the XIX century it hosted the tombs of the Kings of Italy, after the unification of our Nation in 1870Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, Rome, LazioPass and look at the magnificent curch deidicated to St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of Gesuit Order. The square in front of the curch is a beautiful example of Baroque roman styleStop At: Palazzo di Montecitorio - Sede della Camera dei Deputati, Rome, LazioToday headquarter of the Parliament House, the building has a long history; the facade is a result of Bernini project.Duration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional art historian guide
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Any other option not mentioned
  • Pickup and Drop-off

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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