Oh Great Vatican! - Unusual Excursions In Rome

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Oh Great Vatican! - Unusual Excursions In Rome
Oh Great Vatican! - Unusual Excursions In Rome

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Video: ST. PETER BASILICA (ROME ITALY) STUNNING INTERRIOR DESIGN (Tour by Father: (Roy Guarin) Vatican City 2022, December
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The Vatican is the smallest state in the world, but one of the most powerful. Why is the power of the Catholic Church concentrated on such a piece of land? How does the political system of the Vatican work? What does the Pope do? I will answer the most popular questions about Christianity, tell about its fate, share anecdotes about shocking pontiffs, help explore the majestic Cathedral of St. Peter and the masterpieces of Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio. History, art and religion will intertwine to bring you the ancient Vatican. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 4 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 from 26 reviews € 200 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

From papal life to the chronicles of Catholicism The personalities of the pontiffs are always shrouded in secrets, but on a tour you will get to know this world. Hear historical anecdotes about the most scandalous Holy Fathers: Alexander VI of Borgia and Pope John, find out how the elections of the new Pope are held and who is ruling the Catholic Church now. You will understand how the duties of Peter's governors changed and get to know more closely the life of all the pontiffs. I will explain how the Vatican city-state works and what place His Holiness occupies in it. Of course, we will talk about the history of the Roman Catholic Church and you will guess what the sacred meaning of the Vatican's map gallery is

The art of painters and architectural masterpieces You will visit the Sistine Chapel, where I will reveal the secrets encrypted in Michelangelo's frescoes. In Raphael's stanzas, you will be enchanted by the creation of the Renaissance, in which ancient mythology merges with Christian one. Here we will discuss the life and work of the Italian artist and his relationship with Michelangelo. In the Pinakothek of the 12th-19th centuries, where paintings by Perugino, Titian and Caravaggio are kept, you will realize how tastes changed from era to era and how world art developed. In St. Peter's Cathedral, the largest Catholic basilica, you will see the relics of Christianity and admire the beauty of the interiors. And at the statues of the Pio Clementino Museum, ancient myths will immerse you in ancient times, where you will touch the fate and personal life of the Roman emperors.

Organizational details

Additional costs: entrance to the Vatican Museums - 17 euros per ticket and 4 euros per booking (it is advisable to purchase in advance on the website to avoid queues). Children under 6 years old admission is free.

Venue

The excursion starts near the Ottaviano metro station. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.VaticanSt. Peter's Cathedral12Sistine Chapel6

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