St. Peter’s Basilica, Dome and Vatican Mosaic Studio Private tour
Private Tour to the St. Peter’s Basilica + Dome + Vatican Mosaic Studio. Main features of the tour:You will meet your guide outside of the St. Peter’s Basilica, where the principal architectural features of the basilica and the Colonnade will be explained.
The St. Peter’s Basilica is the heart of Christianity, in its interior, the masterpieces of Michelangelo and Raphael, Bernini. The interior walls of the St. Peter’s Basilica are made with spectacular mosaics that decorate the entire structure.
The Dome, with its 133,30 meters high, was designed and engineered by Michelangelo in 1546 at the intersection of the nave and the transept, on the vertical of the colossal canopy of Bernini and access to the Tomb of Peter.
Warning: To reach the top of the dome and enjoy the beautiful landscape, you must climb 300 steps on foot. Therefore, this tour is not recommended for those suffering from health problems and / or engines, to those who suffer from claustrophobia and pregnant.
• Private Tour to the St. Peter’s Basilica + Dome + Vatican Mosaic Studio
Duration: 3 h
Availability: Every day except Sunday
Language: Italian and in any language required
Starting time: a choice from 8:30 to 15:00
The entrance to St. Peter’s Basilica is allowed only with proper clothing (sleeveless shirts, shorts, mini skirts, hats are not allowed).