Cupola di San Pietro is the dome atop St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the most famous attractions in the area. You can climb to the top of the dome for breathtaking views of the city, but be warned that it is a challenging ascent. An elevator will take you up the first section. To reach the very top, you climb a spiral staircase without a handrail. Visitors early in the day will find the shortest lines. Plan to visit Cupola di San Pietro during your Vatican City vacation using our convenient Vatican City trip itinerary planner.
Tours to Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica : Fast Entry Guided Tour with Vatican official guides BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $31
Duration: 1 hour
Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $67
Duration: 3 hours
Peter's Tomb: Exclusive Visit of the Basilica & Its Necropolis BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $67
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Cupola di San Pietro Reviews
Πραγματικά είναι κάτι σπάνιο δεν χορτενεις να απολαμβάνεις τον χώρο σε κερδίζει από το πρώτο δευτερόλεπτο more »It's really rare that you don't get to enjoy the space to win from the first second
Der Petersdom an sich ist schon von unvergleichlicher Schönheit in all seiner Pracht. Die Kuppel zeugt für sich von wahrer architektonischer Größe. more »St. Peter's Basilica itself is of incomparable beauty in all its splendour. The dome bears witness to its true architectural size.
Beautiful place, amazing architecture. worth visiting the place. There is no entry fees for the church and square, but to avoid long queues you can buy fast entry pass. Make sure sleeveless and clothes below knees are not allowed inside the church. Tour guides and also audio tours are available before entering the church. Place is worth exploring.
I really enjoyed been there, the feelings that you got been in this place are amazing, the greatness of the monuments around and inside the Basilica make you feel like if you used a time machine! It take you away from where you really are, could make you feel tiny too, but I a good way, enjoying the work of thousands of people through hundreds of years.. I am not a religious person (even knowing that I had been in contact with different branches of Christianity and others religions thought) I recommend to anyone that appreciate art and history, even if don't, you should go there, it may awake something inside of you that may change your perspective about all that.
Places to stay near Cupola di San Pietro
Plan your trip to Vatican City
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
Hidden gems in Vatican City
Historic Sites in Vatican City
Museums in Vatican City
Side trips from Vatican City
Plans to Cupola di San Pietro by other users
6 days in Vatican City & Rome BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Vatican City & Naples BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Paris, London & Rome BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 33 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced