The Archbasilica of St. John Lateran
Excursions & day trips

The Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

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Do this because
  • The building was restored in the 1700s and is stunningly decorated in various styles.The Holy Door is opened by the Pope every 25 years, so you'll have to enter through the central bronze door which once stood in the Roman ForumThe basilica is home to relics from various ages – from the Renaissance through to Ancient Rome and even all the way back to Egyptian pharaohs
What to expect
The aura and architecture of St. John Lateran will both amaze and compel. It's the oldest basilica in Christendom and dates to the 300s. It was lovingly and grandly restored in the 1700s and has the honor of being the Pope's cathedral. This combination of religious significance and visual beauty makes it a favorite of visitors to Rome.
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Admission
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    What to remember
    - Shoulders and knees must be covered
    - Low cut or sleeveless tops or shorts aren't allowed

    - A visit is only possible with: a Green Pass (EU Digital COVID Certificate), a certificate of recovery (less than 6 months old), or a negative RT-PCR/antigenic test result (max. 48h old). A valid proof of ID may also be required at the entrance. This applies to all visitors aged 12+.
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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