Guided tour

Rome: St. Peters' Basilica and the German Cemetery

4.7 / 5

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Activity provider: Römerin

Rome: St. Peters' Basilica and the German Cemetery

Activity provider: Römerin

From US$ 50.28 per person

Explore a less-visited spot on the grounds of the Vatican on your visit to Rome. See the different architectural styles of the Petersdom and find out how many football fields fit inside.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Audio guide included
German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's "Pieta"
  • See the works of Bernini and other famous architects
  • Find out where the "Fumata", the smoke that signals the election of a new pope, comes from
  • Tour one of the world's biggest churches
Full description

Visit a lesser-known spot in Rome: the German cemetery at the Vatican. Enter the Vatican through a back door and encounter a small oasis of calm. Learn more about the oldest German national foundation in Rome. Afterward, see priceless works of art and hear interesting stories as you visit St. Peter's Basilica. Admire the grandiose dome at one of the world's largest churches. See the bronze baldachin under the dome, which is as big as a ten-story house.

Includes
  • Tour
  • Entrance to the cupola
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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Meeting point

Our guide will be in front of the obelisk with the "Deutsche Römerin" sign.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Glass objects

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through a security check
  • Weapons or sharp objects are not allowed
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4.7 /5

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Was a great tour with impressive scenery

April 14, 2022

Unser Guide Paula war lustig und hat viele interessante Fakten erzählt. Wir haben noch mehr Touren gebucht. Das Büro „Deutsche Römerin“ ist wirklich sehr zu empfehlen.

August 7, 2022

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