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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Vatican City

Reserved Entrance: Saint Peter Basilica Self-Guided Tour

Product ID: 47164
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Choose your preferred time and enter with no line within the booked slot! Enter St. Peter’s Basilica and the tombs (crypt) and enjoy the freedom to explore at your own pace. Using your own mobile phone or tablet, marvel at art by Michelangelo and more.
About this ticket
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy unlimited time inside the Basilica with an audio-guide on your mobile phone
  • Marvel at art and architectural features by Bernini, Michelangelo and more
  • See the most important church of the Catholic faith
  • Have assistance with the free wifi and know where toilet facilities are at the St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Avoid the lines to the Basilica, by getting the only type of dedicated access available
Full description
Save time at Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, legendary for its long entrance lines. With dedicated access, you will save up to - and often more than - one hour to get access to the most important Catholic church in the world.

Enjoy a St. Peter’s visit in full freedom and at your own pace using your own mobile phone or tablet. Simply download the audio-guide app using the instructions provided on your booking voucher and learn about the 31 points of interests your audio-guide mentions. 

Gaze in awe at the soaring dome, redesigned by Michelangelo in 1547 and completed by Giacomo della Porta and Domenico Fontana in 1590. Admire the pilasters of Maderno's nave, exquisite architectural features by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and much more.
Includes
  • Download of the official audio guide
  • Use of a dedicated entrance line
  • Assistance with free wifi and toilet facilities at the St. Peter’s Basilica meeting
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance ticket (the entrance in the Basilica is free)
  • Earphones (bring yours or purchase them at the desk for €1)
  • Guided or official audio guided tour of the Cupola

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is – facing the Basilica - under the right side colonnade (series of columns around the Basilica Square), just in the middle, precisely in correspondence of the Police hurdle. The staff - wearing a blue jacket with the Vox Mundi logo printed on it - will wait for you to accompany you, through a dedicated gate, inside the Basilica.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please observe the strict dress code for the Basilica; no shorts or sleeveless shirts are allowed
• There will be an airport-style security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica; please leave liquids and sharp items at home and carry your possessions in a lightweight bag (you may be refused entrance to St. Peter's Basilica if you do not follow this)
• The audio-guide is downloaded onto your smart phone or tablet on the day of your self guided tour via an app
• If you do not have a suitable device you can ask staff at the welcome desk for a traditional audio guide. To collect the traditional audio guide you will be asked for a form of ID that will be held until the return of the device
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 9068 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Vox Mundi

Product ID: 47164