Rome

Small Group Tour of St. John's Lateran Basilica, Holy Stairs and Baptistery

3 h
Walking Tours
Semi-Private
difficulty Very easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Small Group Tour of St. John's Lateran Basilica, Holy Stairs and Baptistery

Join our unique tour of San Giovanni in Laterano and Scala Santa, discovering the unique heritage of these sacred places. Explore the beautiful St. John in Lateran and learn more about the first Papal residence and the Holy Stairs inside the Baptistery with this amazing experience in Rome.

highlights: 
Three hours guided tour of St. John in Lateran and the Holy Stairs
Amazing activity in Rome to discover a lesser known attraction
Discover the exceptional works of art inside the San Giovanni Laterano Basilica
Learn more about the first Papal residence in the Chapel of Sancta Sanctorum
Admire the marble Holy Stairs that lead to the chapel inside the Baptistery
Description: 

Discover one of the lesser known attractions of Rome with our exclusive tour that will show you an old architectural and religious jewel. The tour of San Giovanni Laterano and the Scala Santa is the perfect activity in Rome for those who wish more insights into the past of the Papal State.

Unique tour in Rome of the amazing St. John in Lateran Basilica

Although not so many travelers reach the amazing St. John in Lateran Basilica, this unique sight has much to offer, including splendid works of art. The impressive ceiling is a masterpiece of Borromini, commissioned by the Pope in the sixteenth century, while the fabulous statues will surely have a lasting impact on you.

Admire the stunning architecture and decorations of San Giovanni in Laterano

The eternal city has countless things to see and do, many people who visit Rome finding little time to see everything they wish to. If you have seen the most famous sights of Rome, then our special tour of San Giovanni Laterano will reveal a unique treasure of the cultural heritage.
The tour of the basilica will continue with the Chiostro, where you can admire the marble columns of this immense space that dates back to the 13th century. Crossing the street, the tour of St. John in Lateran will visit the small Baptistery, dating back to the 4th century, when it was built by Constantine.

Learn more about the Baptistery of St. John in Lateran and the Holy Stairs

The insightful tour of the Baptistery of St. John in Lateran will highlight some of its unique characteristics, including the Corinthian columns ring, the beautiful frescoes depicting the stories of Constantine, an old mosaic and other masterpieces. Our exclusive tour in Rome will also include a visit of the Holy Stairs and the Chapel of Sancta Sanctorum, one of the most revered places in the Roman Catholic Church.
Known as the first private Papal chapel, it is located close to the San Giovanni Laterano so you can stay on after the tour to admire the amazing attraction of Rome. Take the chance to delve into the stories and treasures of Rome with our unforgettable tour of St. John in Lateran and the Holy Stairs.

itinerary: 
  • St. John's Lateran
  • Holy Stairs
  • Baptistery
included: 
  • 3-hours guided tour
  • Professional tour guide
excluded: 
  • Admission Fee to the Chiostro (5€ per person)
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.

Information: 

We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. Please note that, as you will be entering sacred places, shoulders, clevage, and knees must be covered.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.