SAINT PETER BASILICA – POPE’S CRYPT – ST. PETER SQUARE
Here is an indisputable truth: No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Basilica of Saint Peter.
Here is another one: this paramount religious complex and artistic masterpiece is enormous!
In the Rome in One Day we begin the visit of the Basilica of Saint Peter, the greatest Basilica in the World whose total surface overcomes the 15.000 square meters.
We can admire besides the Pietà of Michelangelo, the body exposed to the adoration of Pope Giovanni XXIII’s believers, the magnificent mosaics works of great artists and the canopy in bronze, work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
We continue with the visit into the Vatican Crypt that constitutes a suggestive monumental complex for the so many historical memories.
Besides guarding the tomb of Saint Peter, it also guards the graves of numerous pontiffs among which John Paul II, the Crypt is rich of works of art coming from the ancient basilica.
We will conclude the visit in the center of the Christianity in Saint Peter Square built by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1661.
VATICAN MUSEUMS – SISTINE CHAPEL
The complex of the Vatican Museums is unique patrimony of the humanity.
The visit of the Rome in One Day includes the Candelabras, Tapestries, Geographical Maps Galleries, the Immaculate Conception Room.
The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous artistic treasures in the Vatican City and in the world, built between 1475 and 1483 to the time of Pope Sisto IV.
We will visit the Sistine Chapel, center of the Conclaves with the divine frescos of the Genesis and the Last Judgment, marvellous work of Michelangelo Buonarroti.
COLOSSEUM – ROMAN FORUM – CAPITOLINE HILL – VENICE SQUARE
With the Rome in One Day tour you visit the Colosseum, whose real name is Flavian Amphitheatre, was built by two emperors of the Flavian family; Vespasian began it on 72 a.D. and his son Titus ended it on 80 a.D.
On the same square we can admire the Arch of Constantine erected in the IV century a.D. and the Arch of Titus in the I century a.D.
We will continue walking through the Roman Forum, the biggest archaeological area in the world just in the heart of Rome.
Arriving on the top of the Capitole hill, nowadays seat of the City Hall, we can admire the beautiful square designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti with the Palazzo Conservatori and the Palazzo Nuovo which are important Museums.
After that, going down the Capitole Hill we’ll get directly into Venice Square where we will be astonished by the Vittoriano, the biggest EuEuropean monument.
The tour can be modified and adapted to every demand.
Select your date according with Vatican Museums Calendar 2020