- 3-hour coach and walking tour of Rome’s early Christian highlights with an expert guide
- Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, one of Rome’s five great ancient basilicas
- See its gold mosaics, marble columns and richly decorated chapels
- View the Holy Stairs, said to have been climbed by Jesus to his trial in Pontius Pilate’s palace
- Admire the ornate Basilica of St John Lateran, the first church built in Rome
- Explore the tunnels used as burial places and hideouts by Rome’s early Christians
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Excellent tour! Guide was very knowledgeable! Very somber experience! Glad my daughter and I did the tour to appreciate what churches went through in the past. One annoyance - visitors who do not respect the rules! When asked NOT to take photos - means NO PHOTOS! This is one way Rome has been able to keep and maintain the infrastructures for next generations to see and appreciate. When this happened, the visitors should be reprimanded, embarrassed in front of the crowd and/or removed from the group!!! How rude and selfish these visitors are!!!! There should be someone at the end of the line for the tour, so that those who are at the end of the line taking photos will be caught. Why would any one want to take photos of burial grounds - disgusting!
So glad we did this. Tour guides were very knowledgeable!
Very good way to see several different, widely diverse religious sites. Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Would have taken 3-4 times longer to take public transportation to get to the different sites on this tour.
Wonderful, small group....terrific guide!
Outstanding and uplifting tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and allowed us time to take everything in.
Excellent guide, Chiarra..........My husband and I loved this tour. Great to see the catacombs and also the beautiful basilica of St. John of Lateran and Santa Maria de Maggoria. Our guide was very imformative and we especially loved the tour company pickup at the hotel and drop off very near our hotel when the tour was over.
Good guide good trip
Tour was amazing, not long enough to see everything, needs to be a couple of hours longer, felt a little rushed. I would recommend doing this trip early in your visit so you can go back to the churches and spend more time. We did this on the last day - now we will just have to go back to Rome to see it again! :)
Our guide on the bus was very knowledgeable and her English was quite clear. Thank you for providing hotel pick-up service!
Excellent tour, well paced and most interesting. I learned a great deal..