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St Peters Basilica Guided Tour

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St Peter's Basilica Tickets Highlights

  • Feel the spiritual ambience inside St. Peter's Basilica known as one of the holiest Catholic shrines in the world with a professional live guide

  • See the amazing Renaissance-style architecture of the church and the central dome which influences the skyline of Rome

  • Be surprised after listening to the story of the chair used by the first-ever pope of Basilica named as 'Chair of Saint Peter'

  • Get familiar with the unheard tales about the pilgrims, popes, and artists who contributed to the making of this magnificent church

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St Peter's Basilica Tickets Overview

Location: Largo del Colonnato, 00120 Città del Vaticano

Activity Duration: 1 hour (approx.)

Basilica Timings: 7 AM to 7 PM

Tour Timings:

  • Monday to Saturday: 9:30 AM Onwards
  • Sunday: 1:30 PM

Note: You can keep exploring the St. Peter's Basilica after the guided tour, but please note that the attraction closes at 06:30 in winter (October-March) and 07:00 in summer (April-September)

About St Peter's Basilica Tickets:

Visit one of the world's most popular holy Catholic shrines with St Peter's Basilica tickets. Learn about the history of the church that was built over St. Peter’s Tomb and the foundation of the Basilica is over 1700 years old. Explore the different corners of the church to know more about the architectural history it took nearly 120 years to build the current structure with the help of your live guide.

About Activity:

  • Please arrive at least 60 minutes before the scheduled time slot to avoid waiting in long queues.
  • Grab your tickets and step inside the largest church in the world to feel the holistic ambience of St. Peter's Basilica with your family and friends.
  • Explore the astonishing beauty of Renaissance-style architecture and capture some Instagram-worthy pictures.
  • See the big white dome in its centre which is inspired by the Pantheon and dominates the skyline of Rome with St Peter's Basilica tickets.
  • Get familiar with exciting tales about the church during the tour with the help of a live tour guide who will explain to you the history of each area just as you pass by them.
  • Know about the popes, artists, and pilgrims, who made this church what it is today.
  • Witness the beautiful construction of Michelangelo's "La Pieta" and at last get to visit the papal crypt where the former popes, starting from the 5th to 16th century rest in peace.

How to reach?

  • By Car/Cab: The meeting location is at a distance of 3.4 km away from the city centre which will take you approx 13 minutes to reach.
  • By Train: Take a train from Roma Aurelia (starting from 11:41 AM) and takes up to 24 minutes to reach the location.

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St Peter's Basilica Tickets Package Options

St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

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St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

Experience a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica and learn all about its history with the architecture used to build it.


  • Children aged 0-6 can join this activity free of charge, whereas children between the age of 7-17 years will be charged a child ticket.
  • Adults above 18 age will be charged an adult ticket.
  • Free time after the tour to explore the Basilica at your own leisure
  • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica with an official Vatican guide

Must Know Before You Go for St Peter's Basilica Tickets

  • Fixed day ticket implies that this ticket will be applicable only for the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.
  • Bring your own earphones or you can purchase them at the desk for 1 EUR.
  • There will be a security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica. Please arrive at least 60 min before the tour for the security check. Please leave liquids and sharp items at home and carry your possessions in a lightweight bag (you may be refused entrance to St. Peter's Basilica if you do not follow this policy)
  • If you prefer to use a traditional audio guide, you can request it by showing your booking voucher at the reception desk located in the atrium of the Basilica. The desk hours are Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 5:30 PM and from 1 PM to 15:30 PM on Sundays. To collect the “physical” audio guide you will be asked for an identity document that will be held until the return of the device.
  • Children aged 0-6 can join this activity free of charge, whereas children between the age of 7-17 years will go on a child price basis and people above 18 will be considered adults at the time of booking.
  • Short and low-cut and sleeveless top is not allowed
  • There's a mandatory security check
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St Peter's Basilica Tickets Map

Starting Point
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Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

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Ujjawal Jha
Ujjawal jha
Reviewed: 30 Jan 2020
Explored Rome’s most iconic monuments and didn't have to wait in lines for tickets while we could see other people waiting in... Read More
Manisha Gowda
Manisha gowda
Reviewed: 30 Jan 2020
Visited St. Peter's Basilica church and I must say it was a unique and peaceful experience.
St Peter's Basilica Tickets Policies

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 1 business hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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Cash Refunds: Once initiated, usually take around 3-5 business days to get transferred to the same account through which the payment is made.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 0.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking