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Tickets for St. Peter’s Basilica: Dome Climb with Guide

Climb Rome's famous dome with a guide and get optional time in the crypts

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Starting time: 08:10
Duration: 45 minutes without the crypts, 2 hours and 15 mins with the crypts
Live guide: English
Max group size: 25
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Guided tour of the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica
Headset so that you can always hear your guide
Free time after the tour to explore the Basilica at your own leisure

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Enhance your experience with a guided tour of St. Peter’s Basilica and the Papal Crypts.

  • Climb the iconic dome of St. Peter’s Basilica for some of the best panoramas over Rome and the Vatican City
  • Opt to access St. Peter's Basilica, Michelangelo’s Pietà and the crypts with no lines – on your own, after the tour
  • Hear enlightening commentary from an expert guide who will explain all about the fascinating history of the dome

Climb to the top of St. Peter's dome, high above Michelangelo's priceless works, with an expert guide in a small group. You'll get amazing views over the Eternal City, plus stories about the dome's history as you take in the skyline.

Descend from heavenly heights and explore the Vatican's crypt with an optional visit to the Papal Crypt beneath St. Peter’s Basilica (available as an add-on). This is the final resting place for history's most important popes.

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Starting point
Piazza della Città Leonina, RM, Rome
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St. Peter's Basilica
Piazza San Pietro, 00120, Rome
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  • Show your smartphone ticket to the guide at the meeting point, Piazza della Città Leonina (near the arches, where the square meets via di Porta Angelica). Facing the arches, the meeting point is located at the corner of the square, on the left-hand side, next to the kiosk
  • The City Wonders coordinators will be holding a sign and wearing blue City Wonders polo shirts or jackets
  • Please note that there's a mandatory security check at the Dome’s ticket office and the St. Peter’s Basilica (waiting times may occur)
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

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