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Tickets for St. Peter’s Basilica: Dome Climbing Experience + Optional Papal Crypts Tour

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Overview

Highlights

  • 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

Description

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.

Ticket

What's included

Admission to St. Peter’s Basilica
Admission to St. Peter’s Dome
Admission to the Papal Crypts with popes’ tombs
Guided tour of the Basilica
Guided tour of the Papal Crypts (if selected)
Informative leaflet about the Basilica and the Dome
Expert, English-speaking tour guide
Headsets to better hear your guide (if needed)
Small groups of max. 25 people

What's not included

Gratuities (optional)
Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

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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
  • 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 tour starts at 08:10. Please make sure to be at the meeting point 10 minutes beforehand
  • 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)

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Ratings & reviews

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T
Feb 29, 2020
Excellent
Great the guide Tiaria was fantastic also 5 stars
A
Feb 23, 2020
Excellent
Everything was right. The guide is fantastic.

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