Tickets for The Dome of St Peter´s Basilica: skip the queue + audio guide

The Dome of St Peter´s Basilica: skip the queue + audio guide

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The Dome of St Peter´s Basilica: skip the queue + audio guide

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The Dome of St Peter´s Basilica: skip the queue + audio guide

If you make a trip to the Vatican City you can´t skip the chance to climb to the top of St Peter´s dome, situated inside the Basilica. Don´t miss this unique ticket opportunity which includes an audio guide in several languages and allows you to skip the queue.  

This promotional package allows you to go straight through a special entrance without queueing. You will have a multilingual audio guide allowing you to stroll around the Basilica at your own pace.

The Basilica has an area of 2.3 hectares and is built in the place where the body of St. Peter rests. Inside you can admire a beautiful art exhibition including various works such as the popular “Piedad” by Michelangelo or the Monument to Gregory XIII, there´s also a total of 45 altars and 11 chapels.

At the end of the visit, if you don´t fancy walking up 150 steps, you can take the elevator up to the base of St Peter´s Dome and enjoy the breath taking views of the Basilica’s interior.

Additionally you have the possibility to access the highest point and take in the exterior views of the city. The Dome of St Peter´s Basilica is 136 metres high and is considered the tallest in the world, with a diameter of 41 metres. If you pay close attention, you´ll be able to see the Latin inscription "You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven" on the inner perimeter of the Dome.

The visit includes:

  • Entrance and audio guide, perfect for ensuring you don´t miss a single artistic or architectural detail in the Basilica or the dome. You are allowed to keep the audio guide at the end of the visit as a souvenir. Priority entrance, reservation and queue jump both in the Basilica and the Dome.
  • With your ticket and multilingual audio guide you can explore the different chapels and alters of the Basilica and you can use the elevator which goes straight up to the base of the Dome.

Additional Information:

  • Before you enter St. Peter´s Basilica’s, it´s necessary that you take in to account some of the rules regarding clothing for both men and women. Shoulders and knees should always be covered, tank tops and shorts are prohibited
  • St Peter´s Basilica may be closed on Wednesday mornings if a Papal Audience is taking place
  • The visit is not recommended for children younger than 7 years old nor adults that suffer from vertigo or claustrophobia.

Tickets for The Dome of St Peter´s Basilica: skip the queue + audio guide

Your Dome of St Peter´s Basilica package includes an audio guide and allows you to skip the queue. Ticket prices start at 26.75 pounds. Take advantage of this opportunity and buy your tickets straight from your smartphone.

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