St. Peter’s Basilica tour, another tour that has prepared for you Urban Tour – Visite Guidate di Roma. Do not hesitate and take the opportunity to visit the most famous and largest basilica in the world, located in the heart of the Vatican, in the heart of Rome and in the heart of all Italy.
St. Peter’s Basilica was built as a Renaissance Baroque building. It is one of the most famous and largest sanctuaries in the world and is considered the center of Catholic Christianity. Every year it is visited by thousands of tourists who admire not only its sacred value but also its architecture, history, and art. Legend has said that this basilica was built in the place where the first apostle of Christ, Peter, was died here as a martyr. The history of St. Peter’s Basilica dates back to Christianity, through the First Apostle, the various Roman emperors, to the present day.
For its size and importance, St. Peter’s Basilica offers us a lot. Just like its exterior, which is formed by a large facade, it also impresses with its interior. Already at the entrance, the basilica fascinates us with its beautiful dome that crosses the central part of the church with the tomb of Peter. Among the most famous works of art in the basilica, there is also a beautiful and unique canopy of Bernini’s altar, almost 30 meters high. Bernini also created in this church the Cathedra Petri or the throne of St. Peter which is located in a symbolic position. There is also an impressive sculptural decoration, tombstones, and a beautiful statue of Saint Peter from the 13th-century. In addition, we can also find here one of the most perfect works in the world, Michelangelo’s Pietà.
Address: St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, 00120 Rome, Italy
Date: every Saturday from August 1, 2020 until September 19, 2020
Start: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets: 12.00 – 15.00 €
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Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, VatikánPrice
12.00 - 15.00 EUR