Ancient Roman Art History Walking Tour

Description:

Visit the famous Capitoline Museums: monumental statues, vases, the original statue of Marcus Aurelius, the ruins of the 6th century BC temple of Jupiter on the Capitol are all displayed in wonderful halls decorated with 16th century frescos. Descending from Piazza del Campidoglio, you will view the Trajan Markets, the Trajan’s Forum and his marvelously sculpted Column.

Explore Rome's ancient art history in style on a private walking tour with an art expert. Accompanied by your own private guide who specializes in art history, you'll enjoy personalized attention on your special private tour of ancient Rome's cultural highlights. You'll come away with a full understanding of ancient Rome and its artworks, from its origins to the collapse of the Roman Empire.

Highlights

  • Private walking tour of Rome's ancient artworks
  • Guided tour of the famous collections held in the Capitoline Museums
  • Choice of morning or afternoon three-hour tours
  • English-speaking guide specializing in art history
  • Departs from Piazza del Campidoglio on the Capitoline Hill and concludes at Piazza Venezia
  • Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so they can prepare for your private tour.

tel: +44 (0) 7720812183      e-mail: artstur@gmail.com


What You Can Expect

Your tour of ancient Rome's artworks begins on the Capitoline Hill by the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, with a visit to the famous Capitoline Museums. The renowned collection is displayed in wonderful halls decorated with 16th-century frescoes. Highlights include ancient monumental statues, vases and important monuments like the original statue of Marcus Aurelius, the ruins of the 6th century BC temple of Jupiter on the Capitol and the Tabularium. From here it is possible to have a wonderful view over the Roman Forum, which your private tour guide will describe in detail.

Descending from the Piazza del Campidoglio toward the Forum, you will view Trajan Markets, Trajan's Forum and his marvelously sculpted column, which will also be discussed by your guide.

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