Join our three-hour Vatican tour of the Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica through Jewish perspectives. In this tour, we will take you through the Jewish treasures in the Vatican Museums and retell the stories of Jewish connections contained in the artworks, such as the Jewish Lapidarium.
Tour the world’s greatest art collections in the Vatican museums through Jewish perspective found in candelabras, tapestries and geographical maps. Explore the hidden secrets of Jewish influences in Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel and be enriched as we tour the Jewish Lapidarium. We will skip the entrance line to St. Peter’s Basilica and eventually to St. Peter’s Square.
Discover the magnificent Jewish collections and stories that are hidden in the collections. Find out the story behind Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. Search the Jewish secrets in the Vatican galleries.
Find the oldest Roman inscription in the Jewish Lapidarium. It is one of the most important Vatican collections of ancient inscriptions which was discovered during the Jewish catacombs excavation. Locate the inscription of Jewish diaspora of Rome.
Learn about the Jewish connections in Michelangelo’s Renaissance artwork of the Sistine Chapel. Search the hidden Jewish influences in Michelangelo’s painted Old Testament stories on the ceiling. Find out the most important religious function in the Sistine Chapel.
If you iked this tour, try also an Amazing vintage tour by Fiat 500 around the classic Rome or this Small group tour to the Vatican City and the squares of Rome with pick-up included!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
This tour departs with a minimum of 4 participants (maximum 8).
We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothes. It is not permitted to enter Churches in shorts, uncovered shoulders, miniskirts.
Should St. Peter's Basilica be closed for religious ceremonies, the tour will instead include the visit of Raphael's rooms.