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- Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
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St. Peter's Square, Vatican City.
Cancellation Policy : This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
This is a fully private and exclusive tour of ancient Rome with a focus on ancient Egyptian and Roman obelisks, Pope Sixtus V, and the Vatican Museums.A fascinating and challenging experience, Obelisks of Romevisits each of Rome's thirteen Egyptian obelisks which were christianized with new emblems and inscriptions by Pope Sixtus V in the mid-to-late 16th century. Egyptian obelisks are some of the oldest monuments in Rome, so what can we learn from them? Time spent with your local expert guide is approximately 2.5 hours. After your fully private tour experience, you will be given priority access, skip-the-line tickets into the majestic Vatican Museums for the self-guided portion.Recommended time inside the Vatican Museumsc. 2 hours.
Skip the line
Step back in time on a history tour
All entrance fees included
Private guide for a more personalized experience
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Many beautiful places in Rome are visited, including Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese Gardens, Spanish Steps, Piazza dell'Esquilino and the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza del Quirinale, Villa Celimontana park, Baths of Diocletian, Pantheon, Piazza della Minerva, Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Palazzo Montecitorio, Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, Basilica of St. Peter and St. Peter's Square, and of course all the magnificent views, sights, and sounds of historic and modern Rome!
You won't see the Obelisk of Axum which stood between the United Nations FAO building and Circus Maximus until 2002, when it was struck by a bolt of lightning. It has since been returned to Ethiopia. You will, however, enjoy the very best of Rome from a most unusual perspective. At the end of your tour you'll be directed to the Vatican Museums entrance for skip-the-line priority access. Therein you'll experience some of the most remarkable works of art ever created at first hand.
Professional Historian / local expert guide
Guaranteed to skip long lines and waiting time at the Vatican Museums
Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
Entry/Admission - Vatican City
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved.
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate