Entire Vatican Tour Experience Treasure of the Sistine Chapel

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  • Live Guide
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  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Meet your guide in central Rome at your selected start time. Avoid the long lines of visitors at the ticket office and enjoy the visit at your own pace, starting a magnificent journey through the history of art and religion and take advantage of the priority entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Admire Renaissance masterpieces in Raphael's Rooms and rest in the Borgia Apartment, as well as Roman and Greek sculptures in the Belvedere courtyard. Finally, contemplate the marvelous Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo, the flagship of the Vatican. Then skip the lines at St. Peter's Basilica. Visit the largest basilica in the world, believed to be located above the tomb of St. Peter, and see highlights including Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Altar (Baldacchino). Outside, admire St. Peter's Square as you hear Vatican history and explore the rarely seen underground "Vatacombs," which house the tombs of former popes, before the tour concludes in the square.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums, the most important museum complex in the world, are located in Rome. They exhibit works from the immense collection built by the Roman Catholic Church over the centuries.

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel

The frescoes that we contemplate here introduce us to the world of the contents of Revelation. The truths of our faith speak to us here from all sides. From them the human genius drew his inspiration by committing himself to dress them with forms of unparalleled beauty. The Sistine Chapel owes its name to its client, Pope Sixtus IV della Rovere (1471-1484), who wanted to build a new large room on the site where the "Magna Chapel" already stood, a fortified hall from the Middle Ages, intended to house the meetings of the papal court.

Duration: 40 minutes
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