St Peter's Basilica and Cupola guided tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Vatican City, Borgo & Prati

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Join this morning tour of the St Peter's Basilica and visit the Dome and the church and the Popes' tombs.Included in this tour you will have the access to the St Peter’s Basilica, the Dome of the St Peter’s Basilica and Popes’ tombs.During the 3 hours of the tour you will discover the history of the Basilica and the extraordinary technique used to build it. You will learn in depth the history and the behind-the-scene fact about this extraordinary building that represents the symbol of Christianity and you will have a stunning view over the Vatican and Rome.
You will have the chance to visit and learn in depth the history and all the secrets of the biggest church in the World. We will climb the Dome with the elevator to the highest point reachable and from that point we must use the stairs. Afterwards, if you like (not compulsory) you can climb to the very top of the Dome from where you will be stunned by the marvellous view of the whole Vatican state and your will be able to admire the whole the City of Rome. After this mesmerising experience, your guide will lead you through the Basilica and will give you all the important notions of the biggest church in the world. After the ground level tour your guide will lead you to the tombs of the Popes.With this 3 hours tour you will visit all the levels of the biggest church in the world and you will learn the most important historical, artistic and behind-the-scenes facts of the symbol of Christianity.

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified