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Address: Via del Portico D'Ottavia 13, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 667 2861
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Description: We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have...
We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have privilege entrances. Our staff and our official and mother-tongue tour guides will offer you an unforgettable experience over the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica at the most competitive price. The admiration, appraisal and enjoyment of countless astounding sights will always be seen in a more comfortable manner, avoiding tedious long lines and standard routine itineraries. We offer special deals for: Schools, associations and tour operators. All Tours are suitable for children and also disables. Our company, with head office in Rome, creates and sells its own services and itineraries and not reselling standard packages; we offer, also, tailor made services to give you the chance to live your stay in Rome as you have always dreamt. We guarantee good quality at the most competitive price. Our reward is to let you talk about us for a life time!
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We had a private guide for six hours for the four of us and toured the Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's, and the Grotte Vaticane, the underground chambers. Afterwards, we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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lynn haven, fl
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We had a private guide for six hours for the four of us and toured the Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's, and the Grotte Vaticane, the underground chambers. Afterwards, we climbed the dome for a magnificent view the canopy inside and the city outside. We had visited the Vatican before on a large group tour of Italy, and I can... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

If you are trying to take a paid tour of Vatican museums or cathedrals better take the paid ones, as free ones have Kms lengthy lines. Even paid ones do not get u instant access but length of line diminishes. At the end of the day it is worth waiting, the only thing i did not like was they do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lines are real!! 3 hours!! So skip it! Make sure your shoulders and knees are covered. Tour will last for 3 hours and you will be sumerged in the crowds. Pope can be seen only on wednesdays and sundays.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a must for anyone travelling to Italy, the artwork is breathtaking as is Vatican city and Saint Peter's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We went on the Joy or Rome Vatican tour... it as really easy to book the tour and the steps by step guides were really helpful. Upon meeting our tour guide (Emma) she was bubbly and bright. Our tour was in the afternoon (which I'd recommend, we were actually recommended to do this by JOR) so we had plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Extremely informative & enjoyable tour with Laura from Joy of Rome. The time just flew past, Laura's knowledge was invaluable to guide us through the Vatican.Also was fantastic to miss the horrendous queues ..... Pre book the tour & pay for tickets online , Joy of Rome give simple instructions on how to do this , so no need to... More 

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A man approched us and proposed a guided tour to whatever language we wanted. We accepted and at 1.00 we went for a quided tour in spanish. We asked one of the women employees of caput mundi tours and showed us a group that we should follow.However 15 minutes later we asked the guide and said that this was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

A huge thank you to these two ladies for providing us with one of our best experiences in Rome! Our tour was easily organised and paid for online and Francesca organised Maria to be our guide for our tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. Maria's knowledge combined with her entertaining communication skills made our visit not only educational but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The Vatican City itself is amazing and I would happily spend a whole day there. This is the problem - tours only seem to last a couple of hours at most and seem to be very 'whistle stop' while I like to wonder and look at things in my own time. The only real benefit to doing a tour is... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We would highly recommend joy of Rome tours Lucianna made it a fun and interesting experience we really enjoyed . It is easy to book on line and it means you don't have to queue for hours when you get there .

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