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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour
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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

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Home to some of the world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract huge crowds. Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and St. Peter’s Basilica (when the option is selected) in Rome. Early morning and evening tour options mean you can explore the complex during far less crowded time slots. Upgrade to a small-group tour limited to 10 people for a more personalized experience.
USD 60.79 per adult
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Jon L wrote a review Apr. 2020
Olathe, Kansas235 contributions81 helpful votes
We were in Rome 10 years ago and I don't think they even had tours back then, so I wanted to finally see this. Buy your tickets online in advance, they only tour on weekends in small groups. We wore hardhats and walked through what they've excavated of Nero's palace from the first century. We had an English-speaking guide, and they do a fantastic (multimedia) job of explaining what you're looking at. At one point, you put on some VR goggles in a room and they bring the room to life, as it was, overlooking the valley with Nero's artificial lake (before they built the Colosseum there later.) It was incredible, like time travel. Cannot recommend this more highly. Also, the Google maps directions to the entrance are wrong. Ignore them, you'll get lost.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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majesty318 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Rahway, New Jersey1,574 contributions341 helpful votes
This was without a doubt one of my top two experiences in Rome. First off, to find the entrance, use the CoopCulture website (where you book the tickets) and go to the map. This will allow you to open in Google maps and the pin is exactly the coordinates for the entrance. If not, it is a bit tricky to find. I was early and they checked me in but advised I needed to wait until the exact start time. We were a small group, fewer than 10 people, which was great - everyone could see and hear. The ruins are just incredible - how is it possible for such a vast and impressive palace to be underground, and so well-preserved! and it also contains the most incredible virtual reality experience; you truly feel you are in the palace as it was in ancient history. Because they are still excavating, you can only do the tour on the weekends. Your ticket cost goes toward the cost of continued excavation/ restoration. So it's not only fascinating but also a good cause. Seriously do this. It is stunning.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Radford S wrote a review Mar. 2020
Atlanta, Georgia351 contributions115 helpful votes
Basically it is an underground tour of a palace that is still being uncovered. It is ONLY available on Saturday and Sunday. During the week it is being dug out! Yes, that means you wear a hard hat. There is a great 3D video. GET YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE. There are VERY limited spaces during timeslots. I would totally do this tour again!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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psyc222 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Shildon, United Kingdom17 contributions1 helpful vote
Superbly-informative Tour for Roman Archaeology Enthusiasts. For general visitors the virtual reality was breath-taking.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mihaly wrote a review Feb. 2020
5 contributions3 helpful votes
It is an amazing place to visit in Rome. It is unbelievable what can we find underground in Rome. The visit is completed by virtual reality that shows us how this place was in the time of Nero.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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