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St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) Tours

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St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro)
The monumental bronze canopy of St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro), set beneath Michelangelo’s dome, is a centerpiece of St. Peter's Basilica. Bernini’s stunning bronze masterpiece soars as high as a 9-story building above the basilica's high altar, protecting the spot where St. Peter is said to be buried.
Address: Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, Rome, Italy

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Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour

Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour

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Save time, and head straight to the Vatican’s most popular sights and attractions, on this seamless and speedy tour. Pick from morning or afternoon departure times, and meet your guide. With skip-the-line tickets, you’ll beat the crowds and head straight into the Vatican Museums. Discover the Sistine Chapel at your own pace, and follow your guide directly to the museums’ other highlights. Your final stop is at the neighboring St. Peter’s Basilica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.70
Price varies by group size
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$70.70
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St. Peter's Basilica : Fast Entry Guided Tour with Vatican official guides

St. Peter's Basilica : Fast Entry Guided Tour with Vatican official guides

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To dig deep into the history and art of St Peter’s Basilica, explore the church on a walking tour with a Vatican guide. From St Peter’s Square, walk to the basilica, jumping past the entrance queue with your No Wait Access Ticket. Inside, listen to stories about the popes, pilgrims and Renaissance art masters who have left their marks on this iconic Catholic site, whose Michelangelo-designed dome dominates the Rome skyline.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.35
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$32.35
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Peter's Tomb: Exclusive Visit of the Basilica & Its Necropolis

Peter's Tomb: Exclusive Visit of the Basilica & Its Necropolis

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St. Peter’s Basilica may grab you with its grandeur, but much of its history lies in its hidden details. Head beneath the famous church and discover the Vatican necropolis, a Roman cemetery that’s said to house the relics of St. Peter the Apostle. Walk amid tombs that trace pagan Rome to the start of Christianity, then return to the basilica for a tour. Michelangelo’s ‘La Pietà’ and Bernini’s bronze baldachin are among the highlights.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.70
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$70.70
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Skip the Line: Small Group Stories of the Vatican Tour including St. Peter's Basilica

Skip the Line: Small Group Stories of the Vatican Tour including St. Peter's Basilica

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Experience an insider’s view of the Vatican Museums on this 3.5-hour, small-group tour. First, skip the line at the Vatican Museums’ entrance, and head in to explore its main exhibits. Your guide tells you little-known facts along the way that many other tour guide don’t know. Visit the Hall of Maps, the Belvedere Courtyard, and the Sistine Chapel. Plus afterward, skip the lines at St. Peter’s Basilica, too.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.10
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$106.10
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Rome in a Day Semi-Private Tour: Colosseum, Vatican Museums, and Virtual Reality

Rome in a Day Semi-Private Tour: Colosseum, Vatican Museums, and Virtual Reality

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See the highlights of the Vatican and Ancient Rome in one history- and art-filled day during this small-group walking tour that includes priority entry to some of the city’s most visited sites. With skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, you’ll jump the queue at this ancient amphitheater, and then visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Pass by the Trevi Fountain and Pantheon, and end your tour in Vatican City for skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums, home to the Sistine Chapel and other Renaissance masterpieces. Numbers are limited to just six people.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$256.42
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$256.42
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Private Vatican Tour: VIP Experience

Private Vatican Tour: VIP Experience

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Discover the figures, the technique and the meaning of the frescoes created in 4 years of Michelangelo's timeless passion on our Sistine Chapel tour. Find out more about Julius II, the pope who commissioned his works. Wander through Raphael's rooms as you let our expert guide reveal the mysteries and insights of the depicted characters. Discover how the church's admiration for art has led to such a vast collection of treasures in the Vatican Museums recovered from underground after years of neglect. Skip the queues and find yourself inside St Peter's Basilica where you will be able to contemplate the long history of Christian faith and be moved by Michelangelo's world famous sculpture, Pietà.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$246.51
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$246.51
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Rome in A Day Group Tour with Colosseum & Vatican by Minivan

Rome in A Day Group Tour with Colosseum & Vatican by Minivan

Rome is so full of world-famous historic sites that it would be tricky to see them all in a lifetime, let alone a single day. This small-group tour, however, ensures that you make the most of your time. You'll see the ruins of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum, stroll through city center piazze, and visit the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.02
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$161.02
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Essential Sistine Chapel Tour, Vatican Museums and St Peter Basilica

Essential Sistine Chapel Tour, Vatican Museums and St Peter Basilica

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The Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica are home to some of the world’s top artistic masterpieces—and this seamless, small-group tour makes it simple to discover the collection highlights. See the Sistine Chapel and then delve deeper into the galleries: works like Raphael’s School of Athens and the ancient Laocoön and His Sons sculpture can be found within its walls. Then, continue to neighboring St. Peter’s Basilica, where you’ll view Michelangelo’s Pieta and other masterworks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.13
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$86.13
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Vatican City Saint Peter Basilica Private visit for your family and friends

Vatican City Saint Peter Basilica Private visit for your family and friends

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St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the world’s great repositories of art and architecture and taking it in on your own can be overwhelming. With this private tour, visit with a guide to learn about this magnificent church’s history and treasures. Save time with priority access and admire the highlights inside at a more relaxed pace while you hear about the popes, saints, and artists who left their mark over the centuries.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$299.56
per group
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$299.56
per group
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Private Experience: Sistine Chapel , Vatican Museums & St.Peters Basilica

Private Experience: Sistine Chapel , Vatican Museums & St.Peters Basilica

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Discover the figures, the technique and the meaning of the frescoes created in 4 years of Michelangelo's timeless passion on our Sistine Chapel tour. Find out more about Julius II, the pope who commissioned his works. Wander through Raphael's rooms as you let our expert guide reveal the mysteries and insights of the depicted characters. Discover how the church's admiration for art has led to such a vast collection of treasures in the Vatican Museums recovered from underground after years of neglect. Skip the queues and find yourself inside St Peter's Basilica where you will be able to contemplate the long history of Christian faith and be moved by Michelangelo's world famous sculpture, Pietà.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.31
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$215.31
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VIP Vatican in a Day Tour: Experience Art and History as Never Before

VIP Vatican in a Day Tour: Experience Art and History as Never Before

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Make the most of your time in Vatican City with this 5.5-hour tour of the Vatican Museums, the incomparable Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. See parts of the Vatican Museums collection that are often overlooked on shorter tours, including the Pinacoteca, and see masterpieces by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.63
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$118.63
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Private Rome in a Day Tour with Colosseum & Sistine Chapel: Essential Experience

Private Rome in a Day Tour with Colosseum & Sistine Chapel: Essential Experience

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If you’ve got limited time in Rome, make the most of it by booking this private highlights tour. Your guide will map out an itinerary that encompasses major must-sees including the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Vatican Museums, with admission included. Along the way, your guide helps illuminate Roman history and culture, and highlight things that may otherwise go unnoticed.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$730.18
Price varies by group size
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$730.18
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Christian Rome in One Day - Luxury Private Tour

Christian Rome in One Day - Luxury Private Tour

This tour was design to cover, in one day and in a very comfortable way, the main places of Christianity. We'll discover how martyrs planted a seed for the development of Christian religion in Rome, that quickly started to gain followers over the dominant paganism, up to the conversion of the Emperor Constantine (IV century AD).
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$585.81
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$585.81
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Private Rome in 2 Days Tour

Private Rome in 2 Days Tour

When you have limited time in Rome, you would like to see as much as possible. Don't look further we have the perfect solution for you. Our Rome in two days tour takes you to all must-see highlights of Rome and still gives you the opportunity to explore the city on your own in the evening after the tour. The first day, you will explore Ancient Rome & the Old City Centre and on the second day you will visit another country: The Vatican.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,491.56
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$1,491.56
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Private Rome Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia

Private Rome Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia

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Get picked up from your cruise ship to spend a full day in Rome and visit the most beautiful gems of the city with your own private guide. By the end of the day, you will return to your ship with memories for a lifetime.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,335.22
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$1,335.22
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Roman Countryside villages Vespa tour with driver

Roman Countryside villages Vespa tour with driver

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Get out of Rome and explore the countryside like a local—on a Vespa. With a helmet provided and a driver at the helm, you'll travel safely and comfortably along the scenic highways, enjoying the ability to focus on the scenery instead of directions and driving. Stops include the Castelli Romani, Frascati, Nemi, Ariccia, and others. Enjoy an included lunch in a typical Italian restaurant midday.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$307.89
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$307.89
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 15 St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) costs USD 70.70. Guided St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) tours start around USD 70.70 per person. See all 15 St. Peter's Baldachin (Baldacchino di San Pietro) tickets and tours on Viator.
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