Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour
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Home to some of the world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract huge crowds. Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour. Lead by a professional art and historian expert guide discover centuries of art and history, from ancient Grece to the Renaissance. Admire the works of some of history’s most celebrated artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, and much more which hang from wall to wall and fill 2,000 rooms of the museum. Among them some iconic masterpieces as "the Creation of Adam" and "the Last Judgment. Explore the Vatican Museums, next up is the Sistine Chapel, of course, the greatest gem of the Vatican collection with its entire ceiling and wall completely frescoed by the greatest genius of the Renaissance period – Michelangelo Buonarotti. End your tour at St. Peter's Basilica which hosts incredible masterpieces like Michelangelo's Pietà.
Operated by: Crown Tours SRLS
Stop At: Vatican Museums
With so many important things to see Vatican Museums can be an overwhelming place to visit alone, so allow a professional historian expert guide to walk you through the second largest museum in the world on a skip the line guided tour. Gaze at the main treasures hosted inside the 11 galleries which caracterized the Museums, from the ancient Grece to the Rainassance, discovering centuries of art and history. Admire the works of some of history’s most celebrated artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Michelangelo, Titian which hang from wall to wall and fill 2,000 rooms of the museum.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Sistine Chapel
Up next, is the Sistine Chapel, one of the tour's main attractions. Keep an eye out for Michelangelo’s hidden self-portrait, and marvel at the infamous ‘Creation of Adam’ to the Last Judgement, Michelangelo dedicated some of his greatest years to the Sistine Chapel, working day and night – even sleeping in the chapel – to satisfy the popes of Rome.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica
Finish your tour at the Basilica of St. Peter, the world's most impressive work of Renaissance architecture and the largest cathedral in the world. Admire the famous Pietà by Michelangelo and the elaborate St. Peter's Baldachin by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Duration: 30 minutes