The next stop is the glorious Sistine Chapel where you’ll behold Michelangelo's famous frescoes "The Last Judgment," and "The Creation of Adam.
The tour continues to inside the Dome of St. Peter's Basilica for a special up-close perspective. A lift will take you to the main level inside the vault, which offers a fantastic view of the breathtaking mosaics and elaborate decor. This view provides a true perspective on the artisans’ efforts and techniques used for such intricate work.
Then, climb the 281 steps to the highest point of the Dome. At the top, your guide will identify notable points of interest in Rome, from one of the best views of the entire city.
Back at ground level, explore St. Peter’s Basilica, and be sure to visit Michelangelo's Pietà, the only piece of work the famous sculptor ever signed. Learn how Michelangelo triumphed over his peers for the distinct honor to paint St. Peter’s heavenly arch. And then the tour ends outside, in Saint Peter’s Square, next to the taxi and bus station.