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St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Necropolis Tour with Reserved Entry and Guide Quick Confirmation

Necropoli di San Pietro in Vaticano, Tomba F, veduta della camera funeraria dalla porta d'ingress

Discover St. Peter's Basilica's hidden depths with an official Vatican guide. Take an exclusive Vatican Necropolis tour and see Saint Peter's tomb. Cut lines as you enter through a dedicated gate and see masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini.

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Take advantage of this exclusive Vatican Necropolis tour and see Saint Peter's burial place. With an official Vatican guide, you'll learn compelling stories and facts about arguably the most important church in Christianity, St. Peter's Basilica. Find yourself surrounded by opulence and timeless art as you tour the Basilica's interior at the church's ground level with reserved entry St. Peter's Basilica tickets.
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  • Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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  • Inclusion: Official Vatican guide / Skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica ticket / Vatican Necropolis ticket / Use of headsets
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Starting time: 11:30 12:30
Starting time: 11:30 12:30
  • 11:00 Meet Your Guide at St. Peter’s Square
  • 11:30 Vatican Necropolis Tour (1 hour)
    Necropoli di Sa Pietro in Vaticano, veduta dell'iter della Necropoli sotto la Basilica di San Pie Descend 12 meters below St. Peter's Basilica to discover a Roman cemetery where both pagan and Christian tombs from the period between the 1st and the 4th century coexist. Wander the Papal Tombs and see where St. Peter and St. John Paul II are laid to rest.
  • St. Peter's Basilica Tour (1 hour)
    st peter's basilica tickets Return to the ground level and be greeted by the church's enormous halls. Uncover the church's fascinating history with your official Vatican guide and marvel at classic works of art including Michelangelo's Pieta, the Chapel of Confession, sculptures, and mosaics.
  • 13:30 Tour Ends at the St. Peter's Basilica
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    • During the visit of the underground burial, visitors may be affected by the altered environmental conditions of temperature and humidity. Those who have special physical problems, subject to increase under these conditions, including claustrophobia, are advised not to participate.
    • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Shoulders and knees must be covered. Low cut or sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed for both men and women.
    • Bulky items such as suitcases or bags of any size are not allowed during the tour.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 15.
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Can I take photos during my Vatican visit?
  • Non-flash photography is permitted in most areas of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. But, photography of any kind is not allowed inside the Sistine Chapel.
What should I wear on my Vatican visit?
  • Men, women, and children must have their shoulders and knees covered at all times. Low-cut clothing and hats are not allowed.
What is the best time to visit the Vatican?
  • If you want to avoid the crowds, go really early or really late. There are tours on VELTRA that provide access to the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the public and to the Vatican Museums after its operating hours.
What is the best day of the week to visit the Vatican?
  • Visit on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday to avoid most of the crowds.

    Most of the museums in Rome are closed on Mondays, the Papal Audience is staged every Wednesday, locals are part of the crowds on Saturdays and the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are closed on Sundays.
What is the difference between the Necropolis, the Scavi, Vatican Crypts, and Papal Tombs?
  • The Vatican Necropolis is the ancient Roman cemetery found below Saint Peter's Basilica. The Scavi is where the tomb of St. Peter is located while the Vatican Crypts and Papal Tombs refer to the same thing which is where popes have been laid to rest.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 11:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 68.72
USD 68.72

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Duration 2.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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