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Walking tour: Rome and its Obelisks

The coming together of two different cultures thanks to the vanity of Emperors and Popes.
Rome is the city with the largest number of obelisks in the world. You are able to visit some of the most important of them looking for the differences between the Egyptians and the Roman copies. Along the tour, your guide will lead you between the different Obelisks of the town. You will also learn about the history of the great urban planning that started at the end of the 16th century eventually transforming the Eternal City from a Medieval town to the modern craddle of Baroque art.

per adult from

$145

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off (inside the aurelian walls)
    • Small group tour
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

    Piazza Navona is a square in Rome, Italy. It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in the 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans went there to watch the agones ("games"), and hence it was known as "Circus Agonalis" ("competition arena"). It is believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza del Popolo, 00187 Rome Italy

    Piazza del Popolo is a large urban square in Rome. The name in modern Italian literally means "People's Square", but historically it derives from the poplars (populus in Latin, pioppo in Italian) after which the church of Santa Maria del Popolo, in the northeast corner of the piazza, takes its name.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Piazza di Porta San Giovanni, 4, 00184 Rome Italy

    The Cathedral of the Most Holy Savior and of Saints John the Baptist and the Evangelist in the Lateran, (Italian: Santissimo Salvatore e Santi Giovanni Battista ed Evangelista in Laterano) – also known as the Papal Archbasilica of St. John [in] Lateran, St. John Lateran, or the Lateran Basilica – is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome in the city of Rome, Italy and therefore houses the cathedra, or ecclesiastical seat, of the Bishop of Rome, the Pope.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

    The Piazza della Rotonda is a piazza (city square) in Rome, Italy, on the south side of which is located the Pantheon. The square gets its name from the Pantheon's informal title as the church of Santa Maria Rotonda.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: La Colonna di Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome Italy

    The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (Italian pronunciation; 'Basilica of Saint Mary Major', Latin: Basilica Sanctae Mariae Maioris), or church of Santa Maria Maggiore, is a Papal major basilica and the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome, Italy, from which size it receives the appellation "major".

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available for all the accomodation inside Aurelian walls.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Semi Private Tour
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by ROMAETRAVEL

Activity ID: V-12855P36

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