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Sistine Chapel and Vatican City Guided Tour

Product ID: 106870
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Tour one of the holiest sites in Christendom on a 3-hour guided tour of the Vatican Museums, followed by a visit to the Sistine Chapel and the stunning St. Peter’s Basilica.
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Duration 2 hours
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English, French, Portuguese, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Polish

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  • Experience standing in the Sistine Chapel admiring Michelangelo's Judgement Day
  • Walk through the famous Hall of Maps, Hall of Tapestries and one of the most complete Egyptian Museum in the world
  • See the awesome and breathtaking Halls of the Vatican Museums with thousands of art and sculpture masterpieces by artists like Raffaello and Giotto
Full description
Take a journey through Vatican City’s highlights on this 3-hour guided tour. Explore the Vatican museums, see the spectacular Sistine Chapel, and tour the interior of St. Peter's Basilica with skip-the-line tickets - spend your time exploring, not waiting.

This excursion into the Vatican’s legendary art and architecture starts at the Vatican Museums, which house the most important ancient art collection in the world. From the Egyptian Museum to the Etruscan Museum, and the Greek-Roman section to the Collections of Renaissance Art, there is something for everyone.

Your guide will lead you to the best galleries to see frescoes, statues, tapestries, and historical maps. There, you will also find the Borgia Apartment, La Pinacoteca Vaticana and the beautiful Vatican Library. Continue to the Sistine Chapel to admire masterpieces by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio, and Perugino - gazing up at Michelangelo's ceiling is an experience you'll remember for the rest of your lives. Then, you’ll ascend Bernini’s Royal Staircase to St. Peter’s Basilica, rebuilt in the 16th and 17th centuries, a master work of architectural achievement. 
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
  • Professional Guide

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Touristation, 150 feet from the entrance to the Vatican Museums.

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Important information
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• Knees and shoulders must be covered
• No short skirts or shorts are allowed
• No pets allowed
• No bulky bags
• Guide services will be in your choice of various languages - you will be given headsets so that you can freely wander around whilst listening to your guide's interesting explanations

From £49.85 per person

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Product ID: 106870