Rome: Guided Tour of St. Peter's Basilica with Dome Climb

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Unlock the secrets of the iconic St. Peter's Basilica with an expert art historian as your guide. This unique experience takes you on a fascinating journey through the heart of the Vatican. As you venture deeper, you'll have the privilege of ascending to the pinnacle of St. Peter's majestic dome, where breathtaking views of Rome await.


Embark on a private or shared guided adventure through the majestic St. Peter's Basilica, an iconic landmark that will leave you in awe. As you explore the magnificent interior of the Basilica, uncover the fascinating story of its 150-year reconstruction. Your knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales of the church's rich history, while you marvel at the stunning array of colorful marbles, glittering golden ceilings, and Michelangelo's breathtaking Pietà. Next, ascend to new heights with your guide, taking the elevator to the midpoint of the Dome. From there, tackle the stairs and continue your climb to the panoramic viewing deck at the very top. Get up close and personal with the intricate mosaics that adorn the Dome's interior, before feasting your eyes on the breathtaking vistas of St. Peter's Square and the lush Vatican Gardens. Gaze out at Rome from a dizzying height of 136 meters, spotting iconic landmarks like the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Castel Sant'Angelo, and more.

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