Explore the most importan hill of Ancient Rome and the museums that collect the treasures of the city history.

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  • 2.5Hours
  • 6 days a week Monday closed
  • 10+Famous Sites Visited
  • 10 peopleMax Size for 1 Groupif you are more we split in more groups
  • 3 minutesto book the tour
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  • Duration : Flexible 2.5 - 3 hours
  • Tour Starts : 2 pm

Learn about Roman art antiquity by visiting Capitoline Museums. By this small group tour, lead by a local guide, you will see sculpture, historic artefacts, jewels, coins, and paintings of Tintoretto, Rubens and other masters.

Meet your guide at the entrance of the Capitoline Museums, in the square designed by Michelangelo and start an amazing journey  through some of the most beautiful works of the Roman antiquity.

Amongst the many masterpieces, you will admire the Spinario: the bronze statue of a boy removing a spine from the sole of his foot. You will also see the symbol of Rome: the bronze she-wolf nursing the twins Romulus and Remus, and you will get to know the story of the founding of Rome in full detail.

On the second floor of the Palace you can admire the Pinacoteca, the oldest public collection of paintings, with works by Caravaggio, Titian, Tintoretto, Rubens. You can also admire frescoes and statues from the Renaissance and Baroque Rome. 

Down to the ground floor you visit the room hosting the original equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius.

Crossing an underground tunnel to reach the new wing of the Museums, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Roman Forum area. The New Palace collects statues, busts, mosaics of Roman history. Here stands the statue of Marforio, one of the 5 famous “talking statues” of Rome, the bloggers of the past! This is a tour for great lovers of ancient art!

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Sites Visited

Piazza del Campidoglio (Capitol Square):
the square designed by Michelangelo
Emperor Marcus Aurelius Statue:
the grandest Ancient bronze horse statue in the world
Palazzo dei Conservatori:
redesigned by Michelangelo, is the older area of the museum and hosts collection of Greek, Roman and Egyptian statues
Palazzo Nuovo: built in XVII century, reproducing the exterior design of Palazzo dei Conservatori hosts statues, mosaics, sarcophagi
The Dying Gaul:
marble statue of dying gladiator
The Capitoline Venus:
marble statue of the goddess of beauty, covering her nudity
Bronze she-wolf nursing Romulus and Remus
it is the famous symbol of the city of Rome
Marble statue of Cupid and Psyche
One of Italy's most beautiful sculptures

Tips & recommendations

  • In hot days of Summer wear a hat and comfortable shoes. Do not forget also to bring camera to take pictures of the great sites you will see

  • Shoulders and kness should be covered when entering churches

  • Bring a bottle of water with you that you can refill from the beautiful and fresh fountains of Rome with great drinkable water

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