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Address: Piazza Barberini, Rome, Italy (Formerly Dark Rome Tours)
Phone Number: +39 06 8336 0561
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Description: City Wonders Tours (formerly Dark Rome) offers special-access tours in...
City Wonders Tours (formerly Dark Rome) offers special-access tours in Rome, the Vatican, Venice, Florence and Milan. We specialize in small, single language tours with Skip the Line Access at all major monuments and museums - making sure that you get the very best from every second of your vacation. As an Official Vatican Museums Partner, City Wonders offers No Wait Access at the Vatican Museums along with a number of exclusive and special-access tours. We also have special access to the Colosseum underground, third tier level and arena floor. As well as original walking tours, we offer a number of innovative day trips from Rome to Tuscany, Pompeii and Florence. In operation for over 10 years now, our focus on the little details, our excellent Customer Care team and our careful guide selection have made us one of the most popular tour operators in Rome - and we're still growing!
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Vatican Guided Tour

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the various subjects covered in the tour and kept it interesting and informative. She handled our group of 21 quite well despite the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Barrington, New Jersey
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Barrington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the various subjects covered in the tour and kept it interesting and informative. She handled our group of 21 quite well despite the challenges of a very crowded area.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We did a total of three City Wonders tours in Rome, and one more in Paris. In Rome, we did the Best of Rome walking tour, the extended Vatican tour, and the evening Colusseum tour (in Paris, we did the Louvre tour). The guides spoke English well, and were very knowledgable (two of the ones we had were art history... More 

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Westminster, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had a guide names Analisa and if you get her run. Couldn't understand a word she said as her English was spoken with too strong an Italian accent. I would suggest you do the Vatican Museum on your own as all your effort is put into keeping track of your guide and not on the art. Read online about... More 

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Cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We booked 4/5 tours through city wonder on our trip to Italy. All were well worth it, with English guides that were informative and tours interesting. The standout for me was the underground Colosseum tour. Our guide (Guida?) was fantastic! Extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommend anyone visiting Italy to book tours through this company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Rome, this is a must see! So much of Rome is beneath the street level. The guides really provided an understanding of Rome history and this is not something I w as able to get just from reading my guide book.

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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This was a great experience. Our guide was very knowledgable and humorous. She really enjoyed the subject and it made for an enjoyable tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

On a hot, crowded day at the Colosseum, this tour expedited lines, gave us a peek underground at the ruins, and stuck to its promise of a small group. Elizabeth and Sara, our guides were great. A must-do.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Would not recommend this your at all. Pompeii itself is great, Vesuvius not worth the trip- one crowded trail and down with no area to explore at the top. City wonders guides are pleasant . You spend 1hr at Vesuvius and less than 2 hrs at Pompeii out of a 13 hour trip. Take the train and do it on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Even though our tour was at 10.00 am, the crowds and long lines were growing, so being able to skip them and proceed straight through security and the turnstile was a great bonus and well worth the money if you only have a few days to explore Rome. Our guide Vincenzo was so knowledgable and brought the history of these... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Our guide Angela was friendly and knowledgeable and did an excellent job of looking after her tour group on an extremely busy day in the Vatican Museums.

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