Enter inside the residence of the Popes of the past, when they used to be the Kings of Rome. We will admire the incredible ancient Statues, Tapestries, Galleries, Frescoes and Paintings, learning about the Church and its development during the centuries, about the art and how it changed from the Middle Ages style to the Baroque Style. We will focus on the greatest artists of the Roman Renaissance: Raphael and Michelangelo. We will study their lives, their works, their personalities and you will decide who is your favourite. You will have time to stop and enjoy the Sistine Chapel after a deep explanation about it. A full, complete visit of 7 hours to show you all the secrets of these amazing Museums. Some of the masterpieces of the Museum: - Art Collection (Pinacoteca) - Laocoön - Gallery of the Candelabras - Gallery of Tapestries - Gallery of Geographical Maps - Raphael Rooms with the "School of Athens" - Sistine Chapel - St Peter's Basilica with the Pietà by Michelangelo
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure & Return
Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
What To Expect
An incredible collection of Statues, Tapestries, Paintings and Frescoes inside the ancient residence of the Popes of the past, when they were still the Kings of Rome.
Some of the highlights of the Museums:
- The Art collection (Pinacoteca) with Raphael paintings
- The Pio Clementino Museum, with the famous statue "Laocoön and His Sons","Torso del Belvedere"
- Gallery of the Candelabras with statues
- Gallery of Tapestries, with tapestries of the XVI and XVII century
- Gallery of Geographical Maps of the XVI century
- Raphael Rooms with the famous "School of Athens"
The incredible work of art created by Michelangelo. One man, nine years of work, one marterpiece.
We will learn the way, the attitude and the secrets that brought Michelangelo to create one of the MUSTS of Rome.
The biggest Christian Church all around the world, this is the way is still today considered this Church. Built on the previous Roman Basilica, it is the result of 120 years of works. Inaugurated in 1626, it will surprise you for its majesty. Inside we will see the famous Pietà by Michelangelo.