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  3. Rome

Capitolin Museum Skip-the-Line Private Tour With Local Guide

Product ID: 168017
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Travel back in time all through the millenial history of Rome with a private tour of the Capitoline galleries, the first museum in the world that was ever open to public, in 1471, to make art available to everyone, not just to proprietors.
About this activity
Duration 2.3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the symbol of Rome, the bronze, Capitoline she-wolf, nursing the twins Romulus and Remus
  • Learn about the Spinario: the iconic statue of a boy removing a spine from the sole of his foot
  • Travel back in time with Renaissance paintings and famous statues representing the history of the city
  • Take a picture with the gigantic horse statue of Marcus Aurelius
  • Observe a true gladiator tomb, roman table games, law tablets and other precious documents of the Empire
Full description
Meet your guide at the entrance of the Capitoline Museums and begin this exclusive, private tour through which you will discover some of the finest examples of ancient Roman works, such as coin collections, statues and both medieval and Renaissance art. 

The first part of the visit will take place at the Palazzo dei Conservatori, where, amongst the many masterpieces, you will admire Lo Spinario: the bronze statue of a boy removing a spine from the sole of his foot. You will also see the symbol of Rome: the bronze she-wolf nursing the twins Romulus and Remus, and you will get to know the story of the founding of Rome in full detail. 

On the second floor you will visit the gallery, which contains sensational works by some of the most notable artists, including Caravaggio, Titian, Tintoretto and Rubens. After having enjoyed the museum's magnificent views on the Roman Forum, you will pass through the new wing of the gallery, where you will admire busts, inscriptions, sarcophagi and mosaics of Roman history. You will even become familiar with the history of Marphorius and the other 5 famous “talking statues” of Rome. If you have ever wanted to expand your knowledge of Rome in detail, this tour is for you! 
Includes
  • 2.5-hour skip-the-line tour of the Capitoline Museum
  • Licensed professional guide
  • Admission fee to the Capitoline Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Headsets
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

Piazza del Campidoglio, 1 - 00186 Roma Down the statue of Marcus Aurelius in the center of the square.

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Organized by

Pink Umbrella Tours

Product ID: 168017