Every visitor that travels to Rome sees the Vittoriano, uses it as a landmark and takes dozens of pictures of it. Nevertheless, only few know what truly it is. On this exclusive 1.5 hour tour led by a local top-rated guide you will discover the art, history and curiosities of the most famous monument of modern Rome.
The Vittoriano was built after the unification if Italy in 1911 to celebrate the King Victor Emmanuel Ii and the country values and territories. The horse statue on top is the biggest in the whole world. You will climb the building up to a high terrace where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the city.
Only few steps away you will enter the church of Santa Maria in Ara Coeli. Here many Italian celebrities got married and it still the favorite one of Roman spouses. It is the main temple of the Franciscan order in the city and hosts important masterpieces including...
The tour will end on Capitol Hill where you will see Michelangelo's square, original milestones, Marcus Aurelius statue, the Gemini sculptures, the town hall and other famous artworks.
In hot days of Summer wear a hat and comfortable shoes. Do not forget also to bring camera to take pictures of the great sites you will see
Shoulders and kness should be covered when entering churches
Bring a bottle of water with you that you can refill from the beautiful and fresh fountains of Rome with great drinkable water