Saint Peter’s basilica

Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican is one of the biggest building in the world. Built among 176 years on top of the previous basilica of Constantine, has a length of 718 ft and a width of 206 ft. Sangallo, Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, Maderno and Bernini, among others, are the architects who contributed to deliver to the posterity this architectural marvel. The grandiose interior has finishes in marble and golden stucco, the papal altar, above Saint Peter’s tomb is surmounted by a majestic bronze canopy 95 ft high and further above is the spectacular Dome; the tallest in the world with its 443 ft. The façade, which is 377 ft wide and 151 ft high, faces the huge elliptical square framed by 282 columns.

 

Vatican City State

Free Entrance

Open : 7am - 7pm

1 hour

Schedule ( according with your booking )
  • Meet the guide at the meeting point at the given time.
  • Rich the site of the visit.
  • The visit will begin with the tour guide.
  • At the end of the explanations walk to the next site of the program.
  • If you have no other visits included this will be the end of the tour.
What You Should Bring

Nothing specific for this visit but bring a photo camera for the pictures.

Is a transportation included in this visit ?

No transportations included. Only if you booked separately .

Is there a dress code for this visit ?

YES in the churches a dress code is requested: shoulders and legs need to be covered; cover your legs down to the knees.

 Do you need a  Transportation ?

If you need a pick up to join us at the tour starting point please let us know.

We can provide you a car or a van transfer service.

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