Small group tour of St. Paul alla Regola and its underground
Rome

Tour of St. Paul alla Regola Church and its underground in Rome

2 h
Walking Tours
Semi-Private
difficulty Medium
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Languages: 
English
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Guided visit of St. Paul alla Regola in the center of Rome

This guided tour of St. Paul alla Regola church will allow you to discover one of the most incredible monuments in the center of Rome. Explore the impressive facades, attractive Baroque interior and layout, the triumphal arch Sanctuary, the Oratory of St. Paul as well as the underground floors!

Small group tour of St. Paul alla Regola and its underground highlights: 

  • Visit the St. Paul alla Regola Church to learn the history of the last years of St. Paul
  • Be mesmerised by the impressive facades, layout and the chapels
  • Visit the late 20th century excavated underground chambers and passages of St. Paul alla Regola
  • Learn the history of the 18th century Baroque convent church in the heart of the city
  • Stand amongst one of Rome’s cardinal deaconry church
Description: 

Let us take you on an incredible small group tour of St. Paul Alla Regola and its underground to discover the unique history of St. Paul and the convents of Augustinians and the Franciscans.
Known to be the dwelling place of St. Paul's during his last years in Rome, St. Paul Alla Regola has underwent some restorations while preserving the authenticity of its origin. Come and explore the impressive facades, attractive Baroque interior and layout, the triumphal arch Sanctuary, the Oratory of St. Paul as well as the many dedicated chapels. We will take through the excavated underground chambers and passages.

Explore the beautiful St. Paul alla Regola and underground

Traditions claim that St. Paul alla Regola is built on the site where St. Paul lodged and taught when he was brought to Rome. Take the opportunity to visit and stand in the place where it is reputed to be a residence of St. Paul’s during his last years in Rome. Here, you can discover more of what is little known of St. Paul’s life in Rome before he was martyred.

Admire the precious Baroque St. Paul Alla Regola’s architecture

St. Paul Alla Regola has undergone several restorations and as of 2008, was opened to the public. The impressive Baroque facades with its six derivative Corinthian pilasters stands tall flanking the main entrance. The unusual square nave with its tiled cupola gives a false impression of a dome. 

Discover the Oratories, Chapels and Vaults of St. Paul alla Regola

The large complex of structures consists of two floors and is covered with many painted frescoes and mosaics. The thriumphal arch fitting vault Sanctuary holds the main altar and occupied by three large frescoes of Luigi Garzi. Visit the Oratory of Paul, the many dedicated chapels as well as the excavated underground chambers and passages of St. Paul Alla Regola.

Other eXPeriences in Rome

 If you are fascinated by undergorund treasures of Rome, do not miss our underground tour of Trevi Fountain and Spanish steps  or the undergound tour of  Pantheon and Santa Maria in via Lata. Ifyou are willing to discover Rome in an unconventional way, take a look to our Tour of the city Center of Rome by Bike with Food Tasting or to our Amazing Vintage Tour by Fiat 500 around the Classic Rome
 
 

itinerary: 
  • City center of Rome
  • St. Paul alla Regola Church
  • St. Paul alla Regola underground
included: 
  • Professional accredited guide
  • Guided tour in english (2 hours approx)
  • Entrance ticket to the church and to the underground
excluded: 
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Informazioni complete sul punto e sulle modalità di incontro, e sui numeri di telefono locali, sono presenti sul Voucher che riceverete al momento della conferma della prenotazione.

Information: 

Children between 0 and 3 years of age are free of charge. 
 
We suggest you wearing comfortable shoes and clothes. 
 
This tour is not recommended for people who suffer from claustrophobia or panic attacks.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.