Via del Governo Vecchio

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Rome: Ghosts and Mysteries Guided Walking Tour

1. Rome: Ghosts and Mysteries Guided Walking Tour

Follow your guide as you explore Rome and learn about the dark secrets buried beneath the city's ancient ruins and churches. Your ghoulish sightseeing tour begins at Castel Sant'Angelo. Initially commissioned as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian, this impressive structure later served as a prison. From here, your tour takes you along Via del Governo Vecchio to Piazza Pasquino. See the battered Hellenistic-style statue believed to date back as far as the third century BC before heading to your next stop, Piazza Navona. Visit one of the most animated squares in Rome, built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian. See the Pantheon, a masterpiece of Roman engineering and one of the best-preserved temples of ancient Rome. Continue to explore the most picturesque part of Rome as you head to the nearby Piazza della Minerva. Admire the Elephant and Obelisk at the center of the Piazza. This statue was designed by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini and unveiled in 1667. Next, visit Largo di Torre Argentina. See what remains of the Theatre and Curia of Pompey and hear the powerful story of power struggles and treachery as you learn about the site where Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC. Your sightseeing tour comes to a close at Piazza Mattei, a beautiful little square that takes its name from the palace of Giacomo Mattei that overlooks it.

Dark Heart of Rome - Facts, Legend & Mystery Walking Tour

2. Dark Heart of Rome - Facts, Legend & Mystery Walking Tour

When the sun sets in Rome another side to the city comes to life. This darker, more mysterious Rome is one where facts and legends are intertwined to stimulate the imagination as much as the eye. On this 90-minute evening tour, you'll discover the sunset Rome known only to a select few! Your guide will bring the Eternal City’s most enthralling historical and supernatural mysteries to life in a highly entertaining and informative tour. You will stroll along winding lanes in the city's historic center and hear ghostly tales that form part of a lesser-known history of Rome. Departing from Sant'Andrea Della Valle Church, you will walk in the shadows of sights such as the Campo de Fiori, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Via del Governo Vecchio, Via Giulia, Piazza Farnese, and Castel Sant'Angelo. Prepare to be a little spooked, but expect to be highly entertained!

Rome: Ghosts and Mysteries Tour & 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

3. Rome: Ghosts and Mysteries Tour & 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Uncover the ghosts and mysteries of Rome on a guided tour to see the Pantheon and Largo di Torre Argentina. Benefit from an included 24-hour ticket to the Gray Line - I Love Rome hop-on hop-off bus, providing access to 8 stops distributed throughout the city. Ghosts and Mysteries Tour:Famous for its thousand years of history, a city built on the remains of battle, conquest, and assassination, walk through the alleys and squares of Rome and listen out for ancient voices calling to you from the past. Begin your tour at Castel Sant’Angelo, looking from the outside at the famous prison for nobles, artists, and common criminals. Continue along Via del Governo Vecchio to reach Piazza di Pasquino and see the disfigured statue of a Greek hero. Stop outside the Pantheon, the most well-preserved and influential building of ancient Rome, before moving on to Piazza della Minerva, once the site of a temple built by Pompey. Discover the place where Julius Caesar was assassinated at the Largo di Torre Argentina. Imagine yourself at the heart of the Roman empire, before ending your tour in Piazza Mattei.  Hop-On Hop-Off Bus:Ride around the capital city of Italy on an open-top hop-on hop-off bus. Access this convenient transportation for 24-hours, allowing you to visit some of the best sights in Rome. Enjoy great views of the streets of Rome, discovering the daily lives of locals and keeping an eye out for spots to visit if you want to hop-off. Use the handy map to plan your route through the city. Hop-on again easily at one of the eight stops distributed around Rome. Benefit from audio commentary in 13 languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi, Arabic.

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What people are saying about Via del Governo Vecchio

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 252 reviews

Benjamin, our guide, was very punctual, kind and empathetic. He told us many anecdotes and curiosities, making us discover many sides of Rome that we did not know. Highly recommended activity, a nice way to spend an hour and a half walking in the center of Rome and at the same time learning things

Great, our guide was great. A lot of knowledge in a short amount of time. She burns for your stories

Fantastic guide! Well worth while. Extremely knowledgable and very interesting

Very nice guide, good in exposure, interesting tour, recommended !!

We really enjoyed this discovery of the hidden facets of Rome.