The Legacy of the Vatican presentation unveils the fascinating history of the Papacy and the artist that contributed to the marvel of the Vatican City. You will be provided with headsets and guided to your seats in St. Peter's Square or the Sala of Paul VI. Once seated, your guide will explain the origin of the Papacy from the first Christians through Constantine's era and up to the current wonder of the Holy See. You will discover the history of St. Peter's Square created by Bernini in the 17th century as you become familiar with the smallest sovereign state on the world. Our informed guides will provide a detailed explanation of the events of the Papal Audience and prepare you for your gathering with Pope.
Depending on the time of year the actual location of the Papal Audience may alternate. During the warmer months from approximately Easter week to the end of September the Papal Audience is held outdoors at St. Peter's Square, whereas during the colder months the audience takes place in the Sala of Paul VI within the Leonine Walls of Vatican City. The decision regarding the location of the Papal Audience is made by Vatican officials the day before the event. Regardless of its location within Vatican City our tour guarantees entrance tickets. In case of emergencies please contact Dark Rome Tours at number +390683360561.
- Length4 hours
- Not available dates7/3/2013, 7/10/2013, 7/17/2013, 7/31/2013, 8/14/2013, 12/25/2013, 12/26/2013, 12/31/2013, 1/1/2014, 12/25/2014, 12/26/2014, 12/31/2014