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Rome: Half-Day Semi-Private Tour Of The Angels And Demons Book

★★★★★ 5 / 5 9 Reviews
Explore Rome following the trail of Dan Brown's best seller, enjoy the tour discovering Rome's “Angels and Demons” along the path of the Illuminati. The treasure hunt through the Eternal City follows the itinerary of the Illuminati. Duration: 210 Minutes (approx.)
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The tour begins at Pantheon where Robert Langdom, the protagonist of Dan Brown’s book, casually arrives because he misunderstood a clue. His actual destination is the church of Santa Maria del Popolo in Popolo Square, that is also our second stop. The church is famous for his beautiful painting and his Chigi chapel, where Robert Langdom will find the first dead cardinal branded with a “EARTH” on his chest.Next stop will be St. Peter’s Basilica, the Centre of Christianity.

At the centre of the square there is an obelisk surrounded by a meridian with the wind rose. On the “ West Ponente” oval tile the protagonist finds another dead cardinal branded with “AIR”. Then , Langdom goes to the Vatican secret archives to look for information about the sect of the “Illuminati”.

From the Vatican you will head to the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, in which you will admire the famous Bernini’s sculpture “ Estasi di Santa Teresa”. Here Langdom finds the third dead cardinal branded with the word “FIRE”.

After that you will walk through the most important places of the old town centre, such as Repubblica Square and Navona Square, where you will enjoy the wonderful Bernini’s “Fountain of the four rivers” and the obelisk. According to the book, in this place Langdom finds the last dead cardinal branded with the word “WATER”.

From Navona Square you will reach the last stop that is Castle Sant’Angelo, gathering place of the Illuminati, famous for the “passetto”, an hidden passage that leads to the Vatican City, a shortcut often used by the Popes as a way to escape, and in the book used as a hideout for the assassin. Whether you read book or not, this tour allows you to visit Rome in a completely unusual and interesting way.

- What To Expect

- Rome 'Angels and Demons' tour based on Dan Brown's novel
- Visit sites mentioned in the book, such as Piazza Navona and the Pantheon
- Enjoy a unique way to sightsee in Rome, even if you didn't read the book
- Hotel pickup in the city center included

- What Is Included

- Local guide
- Hotel pickup
- Small-group tour

- What Is Not Included

- Entrance fee Castle Sant’Angelo
- Gratuities (optional)
- Drop-off

- Know Before You Go

- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- This tour will have a maximum of 14 travelers

- Transfers

Your driver will pick you up in your accommodation or designated meeting point inside the Aurelian walls. Please remember to provide your complete address at the time of booking.

Customer Reviews (9 reviews)

★★★★★ Reviewed by Alexander on 2019-08-02
Very very nice guide, a lot of interesting information about rome‘s attractions. A lot of background info about the film „Illuminati“. Much much better than expected!!!! Thank you!

★★★★★ Reviewed by Celine on 2019-08-01
Der Guide war super nett und erklärte uns alles. Bei Fragen half er uns ebenfalls gerne weiter. Äußerst informativ und spannend. Es wird über Szenen aus dem Film und Buch gesprochen. Zu 100% weiterzuempfehlen!

Großartig!

★★★★★ Reviewed by Alexandra on 2019-07-18
Ein grosses Lob an unseren tour guide Laura.

Wir waren mit der Reiseleiterin sehr zufrieden.

★★★★★ Reviewed by Eva-Maria on 2019-06-21
Wir waren 5 Tage in Rom und haben verschiedene Reiseführer gehabt. Mit Laura haben wir 2 Touren gemacht. Ihre Kenntnisse sind hervorragend. Ihr Deutsch ist sehr gut. Sie geht sehr gut auf die Gruppe ein. Es hat sehr viel Spass gemacht!!!!

Very interesting tour.

★★★★★ Reviewed by Amy on 2019-06-18
Guide was very knowledgeable and was really nice going to slightly quieter and unknown churches. It is quite a bit of walking but the guide was constantly telling us little facts which helped. I love the book but this tour gives you the rough outline of Robert’s trail and I would of loved some more less know facts about the book and Illuminati

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- Duration: 210 minutes
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Rome
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