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Rome: Private Monti District Walking Tour

Product ID: 355335
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During this tour you will admire one of the four major churches of Rome, Saint Mary Major. You can observe the incredible mosaics, as well as works of art from famous artists of the Renaissance and Baroque ages, including Michelangelo and Bernini.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 3:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Italian

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  • Admire the Saint Mary Major
  • Enjoy the little church of Santa Prassede, famous for the 14th-century gold mosaics
  • Learn about the Moses by Michelangelo in the Church of San Pietro in Vincoli
Full description
The Monti district of Rome is today one of the most renowned districts of the city center. It was previously the poorest part of Rome, and was known as the ancient "Subura".

It became an important religious center in the Middle Ages with the construction of many important churches, some of which were constantly renovated during the centuries. There you will find one of the four major churches of Rome, the Saint Mary Major.

The Saint Mary Major features incredible mosaics and works of art from famous artists of the Renaissance and Baroque ages, including Michelangelo and Bernini. You will learn about the incredible mosaics of the 13th and 14th centuries, and will also admire the mysterious Moses by Michelangelo.
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Tickets (not required for this tour)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. Met your guide in front of the Church, down the column that faces the Church. You will pass the security together with your guide. Your guide will hold a sign with the name of the tour.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• This tour will take place rain or shine

From £71.90 per person

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Rome Guides

Product ID: 355335