Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo Audio Guide

from €6.00 EUR 
Duration: 30 Min.
 Seller: Viator

Immerse yourself in an amazing history of Ancient Rome after you walk into the Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo. Explore art masterpieces by Caravaggio, Raphael, Bernini and more. Thanks to this cool and handy audio guide, you will have every bit of this amazing place.

The Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo represents a striking example of Renaissance architecture. With roots tracing back to the end of the 11th century, the Basilica stands on the site that once housed the tomb of Emperor Nero. It is a testament to the enduring legacy of the period’s most renowned artists, including Bramante, Raphael, and Bernini.

The Basilica’s foundations are steeped in history, intertwining the narratives of emperors, artists, and the church. Built on the grounds where Emperor Nero’s tomb once stood, the Basilica has witnessed centuries of transformation, each era leaving its indelible mark.

The Basilica’s architecture bears the unmistakable imprint of the Renaissance style. The intricate details and imposing structures are the result of the genius of artists like Bramante and Raphael, who contributed significantly to its design. Following their work, the Baroque influence of Bernini added a new layer of ornate beauty to the Basilica.

Artistic Masterpieces

The Basilica houses a stunning collection of artistic masterpieces. Notable among these are Pinturicchio’s Nativity, Bernini’s statues of Daniel and the Lion and Habakkuk and the Angel, and Caravaggio’s Crucifixion of St. Peter and the Conversion of St Paul. Each piece narrates a story, adding to the rich tapestry of the Basilica’s history.

Exploring with an Audio Guide

To fully appreciate the Basilica’s historical and artistic significance, an audio guide is highly recommended. It allows visitors to explore at their own pace, with the added benefit of insightful narration. The audio guide enhances the experience by revealing lesser-known facts integral to understanding the building’s history.

What’s Included?

The audio guide package includes a guide in your preferred language and the booking fee. It combines the flexibility of independent exploration with the detailed insight of a guided tour, making it the perfect choice for history buffs and art enthusiasts alike.

To book your audio guide, visit the Welcome Desk inside the Basilica. Remember to specify your language preference while booking to ensure an immersive and enjoyable tour. The Basilica welcomes visitors at all times. However, to make the most of your visit, it is advisable to allocate sufficient time to explore and appreciate the Basilica’s architectural and artistic marvels.

  • Listen to your well-prepared audio guide and discover this astonishing basilica and its chapels,
  • Visit Chigi Chapel and be amazed by Raphael’s talent and artistry,
  • Don’t miss the two masterpieces by Caravaggio: Conversion on the Way to Damascus and Crucifixion of St. Peter.
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