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Skip the Line: Private Tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

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    Meet your Guide out of the Vatican Museums, best time to introduce yourself, your passions, your background, your special requests in order of some "Must see" attractions to not miss in such a huge concentration of art is waiting for you. Tour is private, so Guide is always happy to shape the visit for you. What's Vatican, why is there, and what are the museums, guide will introduce you the world you're ready to explore.
    Once in the museums, you'll go first of all to the Corazze courtyard to admire the best view of the Saint Peter's Dome.
    Walk trough the Pinecone Courtyard and see the monumental 1st AD Augustus head. Explore the thousands roman sculptures of the Chiaramonti Gallery, meet the Prima Porta Augustus portrait, see that Romans had an own style based on true image of the reality.
    Admire the Pio Clementino Museum and the artworks that inspired te Michelangel and Raphael renaissance: the Apoxyomenos, the Belvedere Apollo, the Belvedere Torso and the statue that still astonishes world: the famous Laooconte.
    Go around the Sala Rotonda where momunental gods and emperors guard you. The wonderful Elena and Costanza sarcophagi, the red porphiry tombs of the Costantine's mother and daughter.
    Get into the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of the Maps, and the one of the Tappestries that lead to the Pope's apartments.
    The Raphael's Rooms, the private apartments of the popes who made the Renaissance are one of the Highligts of your visit. See the artworks of "Her Majesty" Raphael, greatest painter ever.
    Slide downstairs in the Alexander Borgia Pope rooms, and see the distance between Pinturicchio painter and the master Raphael saw upstairs.
    Collection of Modern Religious Art is the opportunity to find artists like Picasso, Van Gogh, Chagal, Dalì and Kandisky you didn't expect to meet in such an old muesums.
    Finally you're in the Sistine Chapel, the heart of the western world art. In front of the Genesis and the Last Judgement of Michelangel your holiday will be made. Take your time to absorb such a strong beauty, memory will last forever.
    Go out the Museums and plunge yourself in the biggest church in the world, the Basilica of St. Peter.
    Once inside such a breathtaking magnitude, see the Michelangel Pietà, the Bernini Baldacchino, and the several tombs of the popes, including, our, beloved, John Paul second.
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    Reviewed 24 May 2018

    we are so happy chose Dearoma Tours to show us around in Rome. Valerio is a nice guy and he knows so much about the history of Rome, it was so exciting to hear the stories from him. we enjoyed so much the two days...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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