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St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance

Priceless artworks in Christianity's most iconic shrine

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  07:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday:  07:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  07:00 - 18:00
Friday:  07:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  07:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  07:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • Get dedicated entrance to St. Peter's Basilica and enjoy more time at the Pope's home church (it's one of the biggest churches in the world!)
  • The downloadable audio guide (available in 11 languages) will draw your attention to the most important aspects and explain the remarkable history of this building
  • The interior contains Michelangelo's Pietá, Bernini's Baldecchino, a collection of priceless mosaics, and more
Description

With fast-track access to St. Peter's Basilica, you can cruise past the masses in the notoriously long queues and get right to the heart of one of the most revered shrines in Christianity. See Michelangelo's Pietà, Bernini's Baldacchino, and more priceless works. Your audio guide will tell you all about the history of the area, the modern-day Vatican, and the architecture of this epic church as you wander through it, with your jaw hanging open.

Meet an official representative of the St. Peter's Basilica on St. Peter’s Square and head with them to a dedicated fast-track entrance line. This sweet little bonus will save you up to two hours of waiting in a line for one of Rome's most significant sites.

The Renaissance-style St. Peter's Basilica is one of the largest churches in the world. Over its 120-year-long construction many top architects (including Michelangelo and Raphael) added personal flourishes. Michelangelo, for instance, added the dome - to this day the biggest in the world!

Highlights of a visit here include Bernini's Baldacchino (the centerpiece of the church), Michelangelo's Pietà (the only artwork he ever signed), and the aforementioned dome. And of course: seeing St. Peter's Square and the city of Rome from the front steps is a view you'll never forget.

Note: We also have tickets for the tour of the Basilica + Mosaic School!

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Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Official downloadable audio guide in one of the 11 available languages
  • Fast-track through the security check
  • Downloadable digital map of Rome
  • Basilica entrance ticket (entrance to the church is free)
  • Earphones (bring your own or purchase them at the desk for €1 each)
  • Access to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Dome
Instructions
  • Go to the meeting point, located – as you face the Basilica – on the right-hand side of St Peter's Square, in the middle of the colonnade, precisely in front of the police hurdle. Please refer to the illustration on your voucher
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the representative, who will also give you a QR code for the audio guide
  • If you book the 08:45 timeslot, go to the meeting point between 08:45 and 10:00. If you book 10:00, go between 10:00-13:00. If you book 13:00, go between 13:00-15:00. If you book 15:00, go between 15:00-17:00
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
St. Peter's Basilica
Piazza San Pietro, 00120, Rome
Key info
Audio guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, and Korean
Reviews
Feb 15, 2019
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Good experience
Feb 10, 2019
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Very useful
Feb 5, 2019
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Fabulos
Jan 12, 2019
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Skip the line, quick access, friendly device to explore the Cathedral.
Jan 2, 2019
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Good
Dec 27, 2018
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
What worked great - Dedicated Entrance. Team from Vox App provided good guidance and service was fast.
What did not worked great - As part of the tour , audiobook was included. The QR code for that is made available only when you are inside Basilica. Vox App do have Wifi for app download but unfortunately both Wifi were not working and I could not download the audiobook at all for the whole duration of the tour and could not enjoy the tour at all. I wish like any other tours they allow customers to download the audiobook earlier at their convenience.
Dec 26, 2018
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Excellent experience! Very quick entry! Basilica must to see and if you can got to see Basilica dome. The view is fantastic
Dec 23, 2018
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Fantastic easy to use service! We booked minutes before we went in
Dec 21, 2018
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
It was good. I was allowed to go through shorter group entrance and the audio guide was useful
Dec 20, 2018
St. Peter's Basilica: Selfguided Tour + Dedicated Entrance
Simple, great!
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