Introduction to Rome Walking Tour

Introduction to Rome Walking Tour

 
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Explore Rome's classical attractions on this comprehensive morning tour of Rome. Take a pleasant stroll through Rome's historical center with your local guide. This morning tour is the perfect introduction to Rome's famous classical sights and you will also get the chance to skip the line to St Peter's Basilica, the largest interior of any Christian church in the world, holding 60,000 people! On this walking tour of Rome you will also visit Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and much more.

This morning tour is the perfect introduction to Rome's famous classical sights and you can tour the Basilica without standing in line. In Catholic tradition, the basilica is the burial site of its namesake Saint Peter, who was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. The entire interior is lavishly decorated with marbles, architectural sculpture and gilding. The basilica contains a large number of tombs of popes and other notable people, many of which are considered outstanding artworks. There are also a number of sculptures in niches and chapels, including Michelangelo's Pieta. The central feature is a baldachin, or canopy over the Papal Altar, designed by Gianlorenzo Bernini. The sanctuary culminates in a sculptural ensemble, also by Bernini, and containing the symbolic Chair of St Peter.

After the visit, take a pleasant stroll through Rome's historical center with your local professional guide. Visit with us the gorgeous Piazza Navona built on the ruins of the Domitian's Circus adorned by the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, masterpiece by Gian Lorenzo Bernini realized in 1651. See the Pantheon, a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities in the state religion of Ancient Rome. The Pantheon is the biggest brick dome in the history of architecture and is considered the forerunner of all modern places of worship. It is the most copied and imitated of all ancient works. Then your guided tour will lead you to the worldwide famous Trevi Fountain. The Trevi Fountain is a fantastic triumphant example of Baroque art with its soft, natural lines and fantasy creatures embodies movement. The fountain is a true wonder, a jewel of water and stone that is nestled between the palaces of the historic center of the city. It is said that if you throw a coin over your shoulder into the water, you will be sure to return to Rome.

Special Offer - We are celebrating the launch of our new Introduction to Rome walking tour. Book and travel before March 31, 2011 and save 10% off the recommended retail price - BOOK NOW!

Explore Rome's classical attractions on this comprehensive morning tour of Rome. Take a pleasant stroll through Rome's historical center with your local guide. This morning tour is the perfect introduction to Rome's famous classical sights and you will also get the chance to skip the line to St Peter's Basilica, the largest interior of any Christian church in the world, holding 60,000 people! On this walking tour of Rome you will also visit Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and much more.

Special Offer - We are celebrating the launch of our new Introduction to Rome walking tour. Book and travel before March 31, 2011 and save 10% off the recommended retail price - BOOK NOW!

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