Rome, an exciting mix of ancient ruins, exquisite art, lively streets and lingering romance. Across the river from its iconic city center sits the Vatican, a walled city-state - a country within a country. This smallest sovereign state in the world sitting atop a low hill just a step away from Tiber river. At its core towers St Peter’s Basilica and Piazza San Pietro featuring several of Italy’s most famous masterpieces while serving as the heart of Catholic Church… Definitely a sight that should not be missed! However, the vast number of visitors make it quite complicated. That is unless you have a special Rome tourist pass that helps you out!
Each of the attractions has an assigned meeting point. There, you can collect your physical ticket and receive personal assistance from one of our representatives who will escort you to the correct entrance. Please, do not use VisitPass cards to enter the sites.
Before you leave the office please ensure you have selected itinerary for each activity included in your pass.
Meeting Point for St. Peter’s Basilica provides WiFi service and restroom access
Ensure your smartphone is charged to use the POP audio guide during your visit
Rome offers a plethora of activities and top attractions. So, there are many tickets and tours to queue for and purchase. Rome tourist pass makes your life a whole lot easier, giving you one key to several attractions:
As you will discover on your journey with Rome attractions pass, St Peter’s Basilica has a winding history. A church stood at that precise location for centuries. However, the works on the basilica that stands there today began “only” in 1506 and finished in 1626. Several renown artist and architects of the time made their mark on the church. Its name honors Saint Peter, one of Jesus’s disciples and founders of the Catholic Church, who was martyred for his faith. In fact, his tomb resides right under the basilica. When inside, watch out for St. Peter’s Baldachin by Bernini and La Pietà by Michelangelo. Also, don’t forget to touch the right foot of the statue of Saint Peter on his throne, it brings good luck!