Exclusive Skip the Line Sistine Chapel Vatican & St.Peter’s Dome Tour

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Skip the long lines and get your tour started right away. Meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums and go straight to the luxurious exhibitions and rooms such as the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. Highlights of the vast collection on display at the Vatican Museums include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Literary, Art & Music Tours



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Skip the long lines and get your tour started right away. Meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums and go straight to the luxurious exhibitions and rooms such as the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. Highlights of the vast collection on display at the Vatican Museums include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

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Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Skip the long lines and get your tour started right away. Meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums and go straight to the luxurious exhibitions and rooms such as the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. Highlights of the vast collection on display at the Vatican Museums include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

Next, you’ll enter the glorious Sistine Chapel and behold Michelangelo’s famous frescoes “The Last Judgment,” and “The Creation of Adam.”

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cupola di San Pietro, Piazza san Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Next, you will see the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica from an up close perspective. A lift ride will take you to the main level inside the vault, offering a fantastic view of the staggering mosaics and embellishments. From this view you really can admire the artisans’ effort and technique used for such intricate work.

Climb the 281 steps to the highest point of the Dome. At the top, your guide will point out notable points of interest from one of the best views of the entire city of Rome.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Peter’s Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

When you return to ground level, explore St. Peter’s Basilica, see Michelangelo’s Pietà, the only piece of work the famous sculptor ever signed. Learn how Michelangelo triumphed over his peers for the distinct honor to paint St. Peter’s heavenly arch.
Enter the underground ecclesiastical tomb, where throughout the centuries, a significant number of Popes have been buried, and investigate the various houses of prayer, and shrouded graves.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Peter’s Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

The tour will end in St Peter’s Square where you can see Bernini works.

Duration: 30 minutes



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