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I climbed to the Cupola of St. Peter’s on my recent visit to Rome. Visiting the Basilica is free of charge, but do note that there is a cost to climb the stairs up to the cupola.
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At the highest point in Rome, lies this incredible dome. Not only does it provide a spectacular view, it is an incredible experience. To reach the top of the dome, you must endure very little ventilation, tight spaces, and many stairs (231 from the roof...More
We viewed St Peter's Dome from afar, close up and from the inside of the Basilica. A beautiful sight indeed. Designed by Michelangelo at the age of 71, it was completed in 1590 by his student after his death. It is 136 meters in height...More
My teenage son talked me in to going to the dome as a man heading for 60 years old I took the elevator then walked the rest which totally exhausted me but was worth the effort to see the ceiling from close and the view...More
We ‘got the lift’ but it’s not made clear that there are another 300ish steps to climb to reach the cupola! After the initial recovery once we reached the top, the view was amazing. A 360 degree view across Rome. Worth the effort, but just...More
When I reviewed St Pauls in London, I said that from the outside of the dome there was one of the views of the world. Here is another. Rome is laid out before the eyes, and this is the way to get a full appreciation...More
it deserve the 500 steps climbing, in the begining it is exausting, you pay extra money to use an elevator for half way, and then you continue walking, you can see the vatican gardens and Rome afterwards, the view is amazing from the top and...More