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Christian Rome
Santa Croce - St John Lateran – Catacombes – St Paul - St Mary Major – St Peter

private tour of Rome most significant Christian sites

full day private guided limousine tour of Rome most significant Christian monuments.
group size: the size of your party
 

Visit the 4th century church of Santa Croce in Jerusalem with its relic of the Cross, see a magnificent fresco in the apse. In the lower level, through St Helen’s Chapel with a splendid mosaic, enter the Chapel with the Holy Cross relics. Next visit St John in Lateran, Rome’s Cathedral and church of the Pope, early 4th century basilica, remodelled by the great Borromini. See a Giotto’s rare papal portrait, monumental statues of the apostles and a magnificent 16th century organ. Next a meaningful visit to the Catacombs and its hallowed subterranean chambers, with memories of countless martyrs. See Three Fountains Abbey site of St Paul’s execution and visit its three churches: St Vincent and Anasthasius, St Maria Scala Coelis, where over 10,000 Christian legionaries were executed by order of the Emeperor Domitian, and St Paul’s chapel, site of the apostle’s martyrdom.. Close by, visit St Paul’s Basilica with its 80 majestic columns, gilded ceiling, beautiful mosaics, and magnificent marble cloister. See the tomb of the Apostle below the 14th century high altar and the adjacent Easter Candlestick, remarkable example of medieval art. Following a break in the working class district of Testaccio by the city’s ancient walls and the pyramid of Caius Cestius see the Circus Maximus and the Colosseum on your way to St Mary Major, largest church in Rome dedicated to the Virgin Mary with its relics of the Bethlehem’s manger and its splendid mosaics. Across the Tiber visit the Basilica of St Peter, center of Catholicism and the world’s largest church. See Michelangelo’s “Pietà”, Bernini’s ”Baldacchino”, the Papal altar and Michelangelo’s dome. Gilded ceilings and mosaics enhance the tomb of St Peter at the site of his martyrdom.

tour includes:

transportation by airclimatized  vehicle
English speaking guide lecturer
admissions fees to Catacombes

private tour of Rome most significant Christian sites

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