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Rome: St. Peter's Basilica & Papal Tomb Tour with Dome Climb

Product ID: 355970
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If you’re looking for amazing views of Rome and the Vatican, St. Peter’s Dome is the best spot to see them. This tour offers an amazing perspective of the city as well as a guided tour of St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in the world.
About this activity
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Climb to the top of St. Peter's Dome
  • Learn about the largest church in the world throughout a guided tour
  • Avoid the lines with entry right when St. Peter’s Basilica opens
Full description
Don't waste time waiting in line to climb St. Peter's Dome. This tour helps you avoid the lines with entry right when St. Peter’s Basilica opens so that you can see the best views in Rome without the wait.

To get to the first level you can either take an elevator or climb the stairs. At this level, you will see the ornate details of the inside of the dome whilst overlooking the Vatican City. Following that, if you are up for the challenge, you can climb 300 more steps to the top of the dome, with the views over the city making the effort worthwhile.

Following the dome climb, your guide will take you into St. Peter's Basilica for a guided tour. There you can observe the amazing works inside the church, suh Michaelangelo’s "La Pieta" and Bernini’s "Baldacchino".
Includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica
  • Tickets to climb St. Peter's Dome
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of St. Peter's Basilica by Bernini's North Fountain.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This tour does not visit the Vatican Museums
• This tour will not run on Wednesdays due to Papal Audience, which is held every Wednesday morning
• Wear comfortable sneakers
• Bring a bottle of water and a good camera

From £40.40 per person

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Product ID: 355970