Basilica of St. John Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano)
Basilica of St. John Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano)

Basilica of St. John Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano) Tours and Tickets

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The Basilica of St. John Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano) is the most important of the four major papal basilicas in Rome and is seat of the bishop of Rome: the Pope. One of the most important Catholic churches in the world, the archbasilica is decorated with rich mosaics, Cosmatesque floors, and 12 baroque statues of the apostles.

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Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, Italy
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Between Holy Doors

Between Holy Doors

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Most visitors to Rome never get past St. Peter’s Basilica, but the city is thick with important churches that are rich in art and history. With this unique tour, discover Rome’s landmark sacred sites from the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore to the Holy Stairs near the Basilica of Saint John Lateran. Delve into religious and art history as you admire holy relics and spectacular masterpieces by Michelangelo and others.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rome: Underground Temples & Crucifixion Relics Walking Tour
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Rome: Underground Temples & Crucifixion Relics Walking Tour

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Delve into the early days of Christianity with this unique tour that traces the evolution of this important world religion from paganism through its formative stages. Explore four of Rome’s most storied churches with a guide to learn about early Christian history and view a number of holy relics said to be from the Crucifixion—including a nail and wood from the cross—as well as the Holy Stairs.
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  • 3 hours
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Secret Rome Basilicas and hidden Underground Catacombs Tour

Secret Rome Basilicas and hidden Underground Catacombs Tour

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Take a journey through the history of Catholicism in Rome on this tour to two of Rome's four papal major basilicas and the Catacombs of Rome. See the sacred sites and holy relics of the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran and the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and then descend underground to explore the subterranean tombs of the Catacombs.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Tour: Holy Sites of Rome

Private Tour: Holy Sites of Rome

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Visit the major religious history sites of Rome on this private day tour. Visit the Basilica of Rome, Basilica of Saint Praxedis, and the Patriarchal Basilica of St. Mary Major, and learn the hidden secrets behind these important sites from your guide. You'll also get the chance to cross the threshold of the Holy Door in the Cathedral of Rome. Round-trip transportation from central Rome hotels is included.
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  • 7 hours
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Private Tour - Christian Rome: The four Papal Basilicas (hotel pick up/drop off)

Private Tour - Christian Rome: The four Papal Basilicas (hotel pick up/drop off)

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Visit Rome’s four major basilicas during this three-hour private tour: St. Peter’s, Saint John Lateran, Santa Maria Maggiore, and St. Paul Outside the Walls. Travel comfortably between locations in your own chauffeured and air-conditioned transportation. Get support and information from a designated English-speaking driver. Door-to-door, round-trip hotel transfers are provided.
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  • 3 hours
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Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Optional Transfer from Civitavecchia

Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Optional Transfer from Civitavecchia

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Making a trip to Rome from the Civitavecchia Port is easy with this hop-on hop-off bus tour, including round-trip transfer. Take a shuttle from the port to the city, and explore the areas you want to. With eight stops throughout Rome, hop off and hop back on where you choose. See popular places, such as the Colosseum and Castel Sant’Angelo. Plus, your bus has free Wi-Fi onboard, so you can keep up with your own itinerary.
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  • 7 hours
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Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Open Bus tour of Rome

Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Open Bus tour of Rome

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Cover thousands of years of Roman history in a single, attraction-packed bus ride during this narrated hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Choose between one, two, and three-day options, and enjoy unlimited tours during whatever timeframe you select. Listen to enriching audio commentary available in five languages as you cruise between stops.
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  • 1 hour
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Small Group Tour: Christian Rome and Underground Basilicas Half-Day Tour

Small Group Tour: Christian Rome and Underground Basilicas Half-Day Tour

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Explore the Christian basilicas and landmark locations in Rome on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour. Visit the Basilica of San Clemente, the ancient Santi Quattro Coronati, the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran. Learn fascinating facts about these and other basilicas along the way. Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Basilica of San Clemente provided. Please dress conservatively. Attire such as shorts, miniskirts and uncovered shoulders are not allowed. Rome hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 3 hours
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Rome Walking Tour of Holy Sites: Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, San Giovanni in Laterano and Scala Santa

Rome Walking Tour of Holy Sites: Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, San Giovanni in Laterano and Scala Santa

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Seek out the religious gems of Rome on a 2-hour, small-group walking tour. In a group that’s limited to just 15 people, you’ll visit the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, the Scala Santa, and the Basilica of the Holy Cross with a guide. Hear stories about the sacred relics inside the monuments, and discover a side of Rome that many visitors miss.
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  • 2 hours
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Christian Rome: 4-hours private tour

Christian Rome: 4-hours private tour

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Discover the four major basilicas in Rome on a four-hour tour. Visit St Peter’s Basilica, one of the largest churches and holiest temples for Christendom. Afterward, you’ll move on to the Archbasilica of San Giovani in Laterano, the biggest and highest-ranking of the four major basilicas. Then, you’ll proceed to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome. Finally, you’ll visit the Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls.
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  • 4 hours
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Churches and Art in the Eternal City of Rome Guided Tour

Churches and Art in the Eternal City of Rome Guided Tour

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Visit with us the unique Eternal City! Discover some of the most amazing churches in the city, with a professional licensed guide. Admire the important creations of the famous Italian artists and learn about the culture, architecture and history behind them. Our walking tour will present you everything you need to know about the Roman churches, so be ready to discover!
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  • 2 hours
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Rome Mysteries and Legends Small-Group Walking Tour

Rome Mysteries and Legends Small-Group Walking Tour

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Together with your guide, you will go to Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli, where the chains with which St. Peter was held prisoner are kept. The origins of this basilica are very ancient. Next, we will see the Basilica of San Clemente, brought to light during the excavation work begun at the end of the 1800s. The last attraction of our tour is Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, the cathedral of Rome. It is the mother and head of all the churches of Rome and the world. On the left side of the piazza is the Scala Santa: according to tradition, it is the same that Jesus went up to the Praetorium of Pontius Pilate. In the right corner of the piazza is the Baptistery, built by Constantine, where it is said that he was baptized by San Silvestro.
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  • 2 hours
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Christian Catacombs & Basilicas Semi Private Tour
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Christian Catacombs & Basilicas Semi Private Tour

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Explore the timeless wonders of Rome on this 3-hour tour of the city and Christian catacombs. Experience two awe-inspiring basilicas—St. Mary Major, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and St. John's in Lateran, formerly a Papal residence—as well as The Holy Steps which date back centuries before Christ himself was born. Descend into history at the Catacombs of Rome where ancient Christian cemeteries lie silently beneath picturesque streets once traveled by Roman emperors along the Appian Way. An unforgettable journey awaits you.
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  • 3 hours
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Semi Private Tour of Major Papal Basilicas and Holy Doors

Semi Private Tour of Major Papal Basilicas and Holy Doors

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Explore three Major Papal Basilicas and Holy Doors on this 3-hour tour with transfers. Save yourself hours of walking and join us on this guided tour of Santa Maria Maggiore, Saint Paul Outside the Walls, and Saint John in Lateran. Three Vatican Basilicas outside the Vatican. On this tour, you will also discover unique Christian Relics, stunning works of art, the throne of Pope Francis, and the Holy Doors that only the Pope can open during the Jubilee year.
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  • 3 hours
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Christian Rome Tour Semi-Private

Christian Rome Tour Semi-Private

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Explore the sacred Christian sites of Rome with a small-group tour, including the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, and more. Skip the hassle of finding all these sights on your own and hear fun facts and stories about Rome’s early Christian history as you travel from site to site with a guide.
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  • 4 hours
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Churches and Art in the City of Rome

Churches and Art in the City of Rome

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Explore a unique part of the Eternal City, led by a professional licensed guide! Visit some of the most impressive churches in Rome and admire famous artistic creations as you enjoy a fun and comprehensive guided tour. Discover the important creations of the famous Italian artists and learn about the culture, architecture and history behind them. Our walking tour will present you everything you need to know about the Roman churches, so be ready to discover!
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  • 2 hours
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Full Day Vatican Museums and Underground Tour in Rome
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Full Day Vatican Museums and Underground Tour in Rome

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Discover Rome’s history on a full-day tour to Vatican City and the catacombs. Begin at the Vatican with a skip-the-line ticket to visit the museums, and the Sistine Chapel. Then head underground to explore the ancient Roman catacombs and other Christian landmarks such as the Cathedral of Rome and the Holy Staircase.
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  • 8 hours
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Christian Rome with English Speaking driver

Christian Rome with English Speaking driver

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Step into the early days of Christian history on a private, 6-hour tour of Rome’s holy sites, and experience the city where Constantine, St. Peter and St. Paul lived and preached. Discover the 5th-century Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Basilica of St. John Lateran and Pontius Pilate's steps, an important pilgrimage site. See millennia-old relics treasured by saints and Popes, then head to the below-ground Catacombs for a tour of the tunnels where generations of Christian martyrs were buried and remembered.
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  • 6 hours
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Three Major Basilicas Private Tour in Rome with Transfer
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Three Major Basilicas Private Tour in Rome with Transfer

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Immerse yourself in a sacred Roman pilgrimage that will transport you to three of the city's most magnificent sanctuaries on a 3-hour private tour. Your personal storyteller will take you on an extraordinary journey of discovery and learning, introducing you to the wonders of San Giovanni in Laterano, San Paolo fuori le Mura, and San Maria Maggiore. Be awed by the transcendent beauty of early Christian art and architecture, and marvel at the masterpieces spanning countless centuries.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Tour of Catholic Rome

Private Tour of Catholic Rome

Customize a private tour of Rome with a visit to its famous Catholic sites. Be chauffeured in the personalized comfort of a private Mercedes car or minivan and stop at monuments, piazzas and cathedrals. See the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica and explore others in the Eternal City such as the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo and the Holy Stairs at St John Lateran. Note: entrance fees and private guide are not included in the tour price.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Tour with guide & Luxury Car: Holy Churches of Rome

Private Tour with guide & Luxury Car: Holy Churches of Rome

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There is more to Rome than just St. Peter’s Basilica. This historic city is home to four landmark papal basilicas and with this private tour, visit three (St. John in Lateran, St. Paul Outside the Walls, and Santa Maria Maggiore) plus the Basilica of Santa Croce in just hours with a driver and guide. Learn about their religious significance as you take in precious relics, sites of miracles, and tombs of saints.
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  • 4 hours
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Unique Rome: Churches and Art Walking Tour

Unique Rome: Churches and Art Walking Tour

Visit with us the unique Eternal City! Discover some of the most amazing churches in the city, with a professional licensed guide. Admire the important creations of the famous Italian artists and learn about the culture, architecture and history behind them. Our walking tour will present you everything you need to know about the Roman churches, so be ready to discover!
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  • 2 hours
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Mosaics of Rome Walking Tour

Mosaics of Rome Walking Tour

Visit some of the most ancient churches of the Eternal City and discover the art of the mosaic, from the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano to Basilica di Santa Prassede. Roman mosaics are one of the most elegant art forms from the ancient world we can still enjoy today. Together with our professional guides, we selected for you the best mosaics in the city, one of the most elegant art forms from the ancient world. Enrich your visit to Rome with our unique mosaic guided tour!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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The Art Of Mosaics In Rome

The Art Of Mosaics In Rome

Visit some of the most ancient churches of the Eternal City and discover the art of the mosaic, from the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano to Basilica di Santa Prassede. Roman mosaics are one of the most elegant art forms from the ancient world we can still enjoy today. Together with our professional guides, we selected for you the best mosaics in the city, one of the most elegant art forms from the ancient world. Enrich your visit to Rome with our unique mosaic guided tour!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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