Rome: Gian Lorenzo Bernini Walking Tour

Rome: Gian Lorenzo Bernini Walking Tour

From $107.83 per person

Explore the architectural and sculptural works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, having created some of the most important and memorable works of the city of Rome.

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Duration 2.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the architectural works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Visit some of Rome's most renowned churches
  • Discover the history behind the famous Barcaccia and Piazza Navona
Full description
Rome is an open-air museum. Walk some of the most beautiful streets of the city and discover the career and life of one of the greatest artists of all time, Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The tour begins with a visit to one of the most interesting churches in Rome, here see the Ecstasty of Saint Teresa. Finally, reach Piazza Barberini where two fountains built by the artist stand out. Gian Lorenzo Bernini worked with water for his whole life and helped create the Barcaccia, the famous fountain at the Spanish Steps. See the house where he lived for years. Next, visit the church of Sant' Andrea delle Fratte, which houses two of the angels he made for the Bridge of Sant'Angelo, right in front of the Angel Castle. Even this genius of the Baroque age had his dark moments, as you will discover, while listening to the story of the Pantheon’s bell towers, the Propaganda Fide Palace and the Church of Santa Maria della Minerva. After recalling the hilarious story of the famous marble elephant decorating the center of the square, visit the Church, one of the most beautiful in Rome, and admire two funeral monuments made by the artist. As a grand finale, walk to one of the most famous squares in the world, the spectacular, baroque and amazing Piazza Navona. With the Fountain of the Four Rivers, Gian Lorenzo Bernini reached a perfect harmony between sculpture and architecture.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Entry to churches are free
  • Food or drink
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

in front of SANTA MARIA della VITTORIA CHURCH on Via Venti Settembre, 17 Look for a guide with the JOY OF ROME sign

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please wear modest clothing (covering shoulders and knees) for entry into religious places
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Product ID: 194714