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Guided Walking Tour of Rome's Ghosts and Mysteries

4.5
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1 hr 30 mins
Guided Tour

Enjoy a walking tour of Rome and discover eerie stories about the city's living dead!

highlights

  • Set out on a tour that explores the dark and dreadful side of the Eternal City.
  • Follow your guide through some of the most haunted alleys in the city.
  • Discover tales of mystery and learn about conspiracies, betrayals, murders, and beheadings.
  • You will even walk across the bridge where one of the past Popes’ souls still wanders at night!

inclusions

  • Expert English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Small-group tour (max. 15 participants)
  • Anti-COVID health measures applied at all times

exclusions

  • Transportation
  • Tips and gratuities

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

Rome, the Eternal City, has had an action-packed history full of battles, conquests, intrigues, and mysteries. It goes without saying, then, that there are tales of lurking legends, heroes, and restless souls who have chosen to fight against the passage of time. They are known to wander through the alleys, bridges, and squares of Rome, lending it a mysterious (and oftentimes, ghostly) aura.

On this tour, you begin your adventure from Castel Sant'Angelo, which you will see only from the outside. This was a place notorious for housing prisoners that included nobles, artists, and common thugs alike. From here, stroll along Via del Governo Vecchio to reach Piazza Pasquino. Here, your guide will point out the statue of an ancient Greek hero–or what remains of him, in any case–a bust and a "swollen" face. At Piazza Navona, you'll learn about the restless souls that hover around the Pantheon, which was once a pagan temple before it was transformed into a Catholic church.

When you arrive at Piazza della Minerva, see Bernini's obelisk of the Minerva, which rests on the back of a small elephant. This is known as the "little elephant of the Minerva," and dates back to 1667. A stone's throw away, you'll find Largo di Torre Argentina, where the great Julius Caesar was assassinated. End your tour at Piazza Mattei, which takes its name from the Palace of Giacomo Mattei, which overlooks it.

know before you go

Stops

  • Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Via del Governo Vecchio
  • Piazza Pasquino
  • Piazza Navona
  • Pantheon
  • Piazza della Minerva
  • Largo di Torre Argentina
  • Piazza Mattei

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your tour guide at Lungotevere Tor di Nona, 7.
  • This is located at stop number 6 of the hop-on, hop-off bus operated by Gray Line - I Love Rome City Tour.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • The nearest bus stop is Lgt Tor Di Nona/Rondinella, which is a 2-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Bus #280 will bring you here.

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