Rome Capitoline Museums: The Story of Rome in One Place

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2.5 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore Capitoline Hill
  • See he most important Temple of the City of Rome
  • Visit the famous bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius
  • Imagine the life and personality of ancient Romans through the words of an expert guide (an archaeologist or an art historian)
Visiting this superb collection you will be struck by its “inhabitants”, the marble or bronze pagan gods and emperors, heroes and senators, philosophers, generals and their beautiful women, as well as greyhounds, bulls and satyrs.
What to Expect
The oldest archaeological museum in the world gives you the chance to travel in time back to the origins of Rome reviving the glorious past of the eternal city. You’ll “meet” ancient gods and emperors, heroes and senators, philosophers and generals made of white marble or shiny bronze. Climb the slope of the most famous hill in the world, the Capitoline Hill, and walk in a masterpiece, the square designed by Michelangelo in the 16th century. Two wonderful Renaissance and Baroque buildings linked by an underground ancient structure that Romans named the “Tabularium”. This link contains a spectacular ancient Roman art collection.

You will look in the eyes the emperors that made Rome great. Meet the she-wolf with Romulus and Remus. See the foundations of the largest Roman temple in the ancient world, dedicated to Jupiter. See the dying Galata, the seductive Venus, the impressive statue of the skinned alive Marsia or the wounded queen of the Amazons. 

If you are fascinated by history and Roman ruins are not enough for you or, if you are tired of the crowd in the Colosseum, this tour is what you need to be transported back in time. You will see the beautiful artifacts and also learn about the personalities and the elegant everyday life of the Roman upper classes. Roman inscriptions let ancient Romans of every social level speak and your guide will lend them their voice.

You can follow 12 centuries of glory, from the foundation of Rome to the fall of the Empire and thus, just stepping into a magnificent museum.
What's Included
  • English-speaking guide who is a professional expert in the field
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fee
Meeting Point

Piazza Campidoglio in front of Marcus Aurelius Statue on his horse. Your guide will be holding a sign. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Tickets must be paid in cash the day of the tour to the guide
• Meeting point is on site
• Small group max 8 people

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