St Peter and St Paul Basilica Walking Tour in Rome

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Explore some of the religious history of Rome through two of its most important saints with this 3-hour tour focusing on Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Visit the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, built over the burial site of Saint Paul following his execution under Nero. See the church of St. Peter in Chains to see the chains that once bound St. Peter and a masterful statue of Moses by Michelangelo. Enter the ancient Roman Mamertine prison which held both Peter and Paul. Learn about the moments before the certain death of two men and their journeys. Visit the church of Santa Maria in Via Lata where St Paul spent 2 years under house arrest along with other Christians. Learn why Paul was brought Rome to sit trial before Caesar and why the Apostle of the Gentiles held the privilege of being a Roman Citizen.

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Explore some of the religious history of Rome through two of its most important saints with this 3-hour tour focusing on Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Visit the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, built over the burial site of Saint Paul following his execution under Nero. See the church of St. Peter in Chains to see the chains that once bound St. Peter and a masterful statue of Moses by Michelangelo. Enter the ancient Roman Mamertine prison which held both Peter and Paul. Learn about the moments before the certain death of two men and their journeys. Visit the church of Santa Maria in Via Lata where St Paul spent 2 years under house arrest along with other Christians. Learn why Paul was brought Rome to sit trial before Caesar and why the Apostle of the Gentiles held the privilege of being a Roman Citizen.

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Stop At: Santa Maria in via Lata, Via del Corso 306, 00186 Rome Italy

Where St Paul was under house arrest in Rome

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Piazza di San Pietro in Vincoli 4/a, 00184 Rome Italy

Holds the chains which bound St Peter in prison in Jerusalem and in Rome. Also holds Michelangelo’s statue of Moses

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Carcer Tullianum, Clivo Argentario 1, 00186 Rome Italy

Prison where Sts Peter & Paul were held before their sentencing

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura, Piazzale di San Paolo 1, 00146 Rome Italy

Major Basilica where the body of St Paul is buried

Duration: 1 hour



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