Passion of Christ Private Walking Tour in Rome

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Early Christian history enthusiasts will enjoy this tour of relics from the life of Christ. Visits include the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore to view wood believed to be from Jesus’ manger; Santa Prassede, home to a fragment of the pillar on which Christ is said to have been flogged; and the Basilica of Santa Croce, containing what may be pieces of the cross and a nail from the Crucifixion. You can also walk up the Holy Stairs Jesus once descended.
  • See some of the most precious early Christian relics in Rome
  • Learn more about the life and death of Jesus Christ from your guide
  • Visit Rome's impressive cathedral: the Basilica of Saint John Lateran
  • View relics from Christ's Passion brought directly from Jerusalem

Professional guide
Private tour

Departure Point

Via dell'Esquilino, 31, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
The Major Basilica of St Mary containing relics of the Nativity Crib in addition to an icon painted by St Luke and much much more
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Prassede
Ancient Basilica of Santa Prassede with magnificent mosaics and containing the pillar on which Jesus was flogged in Jerusalem
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Parrocchia Sant'Alfonso Maria de' Liguori
Beautiful Neo-Gothic church containing the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help aka the Theotokos of the Passion. Perhaps the world's most famous icon.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Cathedral of Rome containing the skulls of Sts Peter and Paul
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Ancient Basilica containing multiple relics of the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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