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Rome: Angels and Demons Tour Half-Day Semi-Private
"Explore Rome following the trail of Dan Brown's best seller enjoy the tour discovering Rome's “Angels and Demons” along the path of the Illuminati.The treasure hunt through the Eternal City follows the itinerary of the Illuminati.The tour begins at Pantheon where Robert Langdom the protagonist of Dan Brown's book casually arrives because he misunderstood a clue. His actual destination is the church of Santa Maria del Popolo in Popolo Square that is also our second stop. The church is famous for his beautiful painting and his Chigi chapel where Robert Langdom will find the first dead cardinal branded with a “EARTH” on his chest.Next stop will be St. Peter's Basilica the Centre of Christianity.At the centre of the square there is an obelisk surrounded by a meridian with the wind rose. On the “ West Ponente” oval tile the protagonist finds another dead cardinal branded with “AIR”. Then
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Skip the Line: Rome Everything and More in a Private Tour
"Enjoy the Colosseum with its rich history of gladiators slaves and ferocious animals but also cruelty discipline and clemency. The visit begins on the site that over the centuries has become the symbol of the city: the Colosseum built by the emperors of the Flavian dynasty. Moving on you'll visit the area that witnessed the birth and development of the Roman civilization: the forum. Political
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Evening Special - 2 hour segway Tour of Rome
"The tour starts in the heart of the Jewish Quarter at Piazza Mattei facing the lovely Turtles Fountain. After a short Segway training session we proceed to the most colorful square of the city center: Campo de' Fiori. Then we cross the river to arrive at Castel Sant' Angelo from there you'll take in an unforgettable night view of St. Peter's Basilica (The Vatican). Next stop Piazza Navona with the stunning Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers. From there we glide over to the Pantheon - Rome's majestic ancient temple devote the Temple of Hadrian and the Trevi Fountain. Seeing the Trevi Fountain at night is something you will never forget. Our last stop is at the captivating Piazza Venezia. To end the tour we zip through the ancient Capitoline Hill eventually returning to the office at Piazza Mattei."
From EUR50.00

Most Viewed Transportation in Vatican City

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Metro

One simple way to reach Vatican City is to cross one of the bridges on the Tiber River on foot (perhaps the easiest way to get there is to cross Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II). But depending on where...
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Walking

being the smallest state in the world of which just a measly 0.44 square kilometers (0.17 square miles) in land area and about half is off limits to visitors, hence walking is the only option in...
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The Bus

both the big tour buses and Hop on Hop Off Buses have specific drop off points into Going to the Musei Vaticani (along the Viale Vaticano road) and in front of the Saint Peter' Basilica of which they...
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Horse & Carriage

Horse-drawn carriage is a popular means of transportation along with the mini trains for local and foreign tourists in the streets of the city of Vatican! Even though Vatican City has a total area of...
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The Taxi

After the metro closes at night, taxis are the only option to get out of the Vatican if you don't want to walk all the way back to Rome at night. A ride from the Vatican to Rome Termini station is...
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Terminal Gianicolo

if you are using a rental car or riding a tour bus, the nearest parking area to the Vatican City is the Terminal Gianicolo, which is located along Via Urbano VIII and is an underground parking garage....
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May 16, 2016
 
 
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Roma S. Pietro train station isn't in the Vatican

There is a train station called Roma San Pietro. This is a train station for regional trains, on the line that runs from Roma Termini up the west coast of Italy to Civitavecchia. So, only regional...
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mccalpin
Jan 17, 2013

Visiting the Vatican by public transport

Vatican City is located a short distance to the west of Rome city centre.During our visit in October 2012, we stayed in a hotel on Via Cola di Rienzo and were able to walk to St Peter's Square and the...
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SWFC_Fan
Nov 07, 2012

TRAIN FROM CIVITAVECCHIA

I thought it excellent that the Train from Civitavecchia was actually on the Vatican city line. This made it so easy to visit.On alighting from the Train, it was a short walk down a hill and we were...
balhannah
Sep 04, 2012

Don't forget the tram

Rome's tram network could hardly be described as extensive, but it does at least stop at Piazza Risorgimento, which is only a couple of blocks walk to the Vatican.It takes a somewhat circuitous route...
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sourbugger
Feb 05, 2005

Metro, bus or walk

You can get to the Vatican City by just about any mode you would like as all bus, metro and taxi stop close by.We however prefer to walk. Walking in town is a good way to see some of the smaller...
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TinKan
Mar 29, 2003

We flew into Rome via Alitalia...

We flew into Rome via Alitalia and joined our tour there. We took a cab to the Vatican from the hotel, but when we came out there were so many little mini buses, it took sometime to find a 'regular'...
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Goner
Dec 18, 2002

Getting There

By Train : If you go via the subway you can visit the Vatican Museums first. (A line - Cipro is the closest stop although not all trains stop there. The Ottaviano stop is only a couple of blocks...
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keeweechic
Sep 18, 2002

Being the smallest State in...

Being the smallest State in the world (its area is less than 0,5 km²) I am afraid the only option to be considered is walking. But be ready to walk A LOT in and around the Basilika, the Museums and...
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DanielF
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Vatican City

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Via Fornovo 3, 00192
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Via Germanico 99, 00192
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Via Ruggero Fiore 50, 00136
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Piazza del Risorgimento 20, 00192
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Via Candia 121, 00197
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Via Delle Milizie, 76, 00100
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Top Things to Do in Vatican City

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Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina

part two of my tips with more stolen shots of the Sistine Chapel. The Capella Sisitan (Sistine Chapel) is the most famous Attraction of Vatican City and is closely followed by Saint Peter's Basilica....
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Vatican Museums - Musei Vaticani

more pictures of the spectacular 3 dimensional frescoes this time long the Gallery of Cartographic Maps. this will be pictures of the spectacular 3 dimensional frescoes painted on the ceiling of the...
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St. Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro

this time pictures of the entrance to Saint Peter's Tomb the Central Part of the Basilica is the High Altar of which lies above the Tomb of Saint Peter Below of which there is a dual stairs going to...
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Dome of St Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro

The Cupola of the Saint Peter's Basilica is a masterpiece done by Michaelangleo Buonarotti of which you can see it's grandeur in the middle of the Basilica and even close up if you happen to get the...
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Piazza San Pietro - St Peter's Square

this will be pictures of the Saint Peter and Paul Statues along the front of the Saint Peter's Basilica Welcoming the Pilgrims and Guests to Vatican City. Saint Peter's Square is the main public...
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Vatican Necropolis - Scavi

The Scavi Tour is a tour of about twelve people, with limited tours throughout the day. You're led underneath St. Peter's Basilica to the excavated area below where they believe St. Peter is buried....
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Top 5 Vatican City Writers

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icunme

"Vatican City - Holy See"
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Diana75

"The Holy See: A Pilgrim's Report"
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Escadora7

"Destination: Citta Del Vaticano"
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dr.firas

"A country in a City!"
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hopang

"VATICAN CITY"
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