Discover a new side of Rome with this interactive, private tour based on Dan Brown’s best-selling novel, Angels & Demons. Fans of the novel and film will enjoy visiting the sites mentioned throughout, while being told a collection of legendary stories and facts by your expert guide. On this private tour, you’ll have the opportunity to satisfy your questions and curiosities about the book, through thorough interaction with your knowledgeable guide. This tour will bring a unique edge to your experience of Rome, while making it interactive by giving you tasks and clues relating to the book to solve for yourself.
Your tour begins at Piazza del Popolo in the Santa Maria del Popolo church, where you’ll embark on your journey to a variety of locations that the author took inspiration from. You’ll then be invited to discover and decode clues as you learn about Rome’s favorite sculptor, Bernini.
Next, you will travel from St. Peter’s Square to the Santa Maria della Vittoria church in an air-conditioned coach. You’ll examine Bernini’s Ecstasy of St. Teresa sculpture for clues in a combined effort with your expert guide, who will answer your questions and bring the story to life by telling you about the relevant novel-based history of each location as you visit them. From there, we’ll travel on to the Piazzas Navona and del Minerva. Here, you’ll gain an insight on Bernini’s sense of humor.
Finally, you’ll reach the terrace of Castel Sant’Angelo, which was the secret meeting place of the Illuminati, and also where the novel finishes. Serving as a place of safety for Popes for many years, it was originally built as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian. It’s also connected to the Vatican by a secret passageway, which is visible on the tour from outside. At this point, your guide will depict the end of the novel, which will be perfected by the stunning views of the city witnessed from the roof of Castel Sant’Angelo.
For a unique way to see Rome tied in with fiction and history, this tour will excite you whether you’re an Angels & Demons fan or not. Enjoy this interactive visit to some of the city’s most stunning piazzas and churches on our exclusive Angels & Demons tour.
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