Discover the oldest European public collection of antiquities
created by Pope Sixtus IV at the end of the 1400.
Meet your Guide in the Capitoline Square, designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti
, and discover the legendary tale about the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius dominating the square.
Your Guide will lead you through the rooms of the Palazzo dei Conservatori, decorated with marvellous frescoes and sculptures of famous Italian artists. Inside the Museum, are exposed amazing collections of antiquities
, to comprehend how the old majestic palaces of the Ancient Roman Emperors were originally decorated. To conclude the Tour, have a breathtaking view over the Roman Forum from the Tabularium terrace
At the beginning or at the end of your holiday, this Museum will help you to make all the pieces of the older roman history fit together
Capitoline Museums of Rome - Private Tour - 2,15 hours long
Meeting point: in front of the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, in the middle of the Capitoline Square, at 4.30 pm. The Guide will hold a sign with the name of the Tour.
Lenght of the Tour: 2 hours and 15 minutes
- Capitoline Square
- Main Courtyard (Colossus of Constantine)
- Main Staircase (panels of Marcus Aurelius and Hadrian)
- Room of Orazi and Curiazi & Room of the Captains (XVI Century frescoes, Bernini's and Algardi's masterpieces)
- Ancient Roman bronze sculptures
- Room of the She Wolf
- Medusa's Head (Bernini)
- Etruscan artistic collection
- Marcus Aurelius Exedra
- Archaeological Ruins of the ancient Capitoline Temple of Juppiter
- Collection of the Roman Horti (monumental gardens of noblemen)
- Tabularium (Roman Forum view)
- Low courtyard of the New Palace (Marforio Fountain)