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Rome: Half-Day Angels and Demons Semi-Private Tour

1. Rome: Half-Day Angels and Demons Semi-Private Tour

Explore Rome following the trail of Robert Langdon in Dan Brown's best-selling novel, Angels and Demons. The 3.5-hour tour begins at Pantheon, where Robert Langdon, the protagonist of Dan Brown's best-selling novel, arrives having misunderstood a clue. His intended destination was the church of Santa Maria del Popolo, and that is the tour's second stop. The church is noted for the Chigi Chapel, where Langdon found the first dead cardinal, branded with the word earth on his chest. Your next stop will be St. Peter's Basilica, the center of Christianity. In the middle of St. Peter’s Square you’ll find an obelisk surrounded by a wind compass rose. On the west ponente oval tile the protagonist found another dead cardinal, branded with the word air. After this, Langdon enters the Vatican’s secret archives to look for information about the Illuminati. From the Vatican you’ll head to the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, where you’ll see Bernini's sculpture, Estasi di Santa Teresa. It was here that Langdon found the third dead cardinal, who was branded with the word fire. Your guide will take you through the most important places in the ancient city center, including Repubblica Square, and Navona Square, where you’ll see Bernini's stunning Fountain of the 4 Rivers and the obelisk. According to the book, Langdon finds the last dead cardinal here, branded with the word water. From Navona Square you’ll head to the last stop, Castel Sant’Angelo, a gathering place of the Illuminati, and hear about the passetto, a hidden passage that leads to Vatican City. This shortcut was used by past popes as a way to escape, and in the book it is used as a hideout for the assassin.

Rome: Illuminati Tour in German by Minivan

2. Rome: Illuminati Tour in German by Minivan

On this exciting Illuminati tour you follow in the footsteps of Tom Hanks’ character Robert Langdon in his battle against time to save four cardinals and the explosive secrets of the Illuminati. This tour is perfect if you know the book, the movie, or both, and want to discover the differences between the novel and the film, between fact and fiction, and between the real and the made-up locations in Rome. This tour is also fun for those who do not know the story of the Illuminati. Discover the interesting facts and stories about the novel, the film, and monuments in the city. Experience a different side of Rome away from the tourist bustle. Explore the lesser-known places and streets, and the unique atmosphere of the city as well as famous landmarks such as the Pantheon, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona, Petersplatz, Quirinal, Santa Maria della Vittoria, and many more.

Rome: Private 3.5-Hour Angels & Demons Tour by Golf Cart

3. Rome: Private 3.5-Hour Angels & Demons Tour by Golf Cart

Follow in the footsteps of Tom Hanks’ character Robert Langdon in the 2009 movie Illuminati and explore the film locations of one of the most fascinating strips of film history in Rome. Enjoy a tour in a comfortable electric golf cart, which will be driven by your private tour guide. With the golf cart you can effortlessly reach all parts of the city including places that do not play a direct role in the film or book. You can get off at any time at any of the sights that interest you, such as the Trevi Fountain, St. Peter’s Square, or the Colosseum. On this exciting Illuminati tour you follow in the footsteps of Tom Hanks’ character Robert Langdon in his battle against time to save 4 cardinals and the explosive secrets of the Illuminati. Listen to exciting historical facts and background information as you explore the highlights of Rome. The film is based on the novel by Dan Brown. This tour is perfect if you know the book, the movie, or both, and want to discover the differences between the novel and the film, between fact and fiction, and between the real and the made-up locations in Rome. This tour is also fun for those who do not know the story of the Illuminati.

Roman Heresy on the Trail of Angels and Demons Driving Tour

4. Roman Heresy on the Trail of Angels and Demons Driving Tour

Retrace the path of the Illuminati between freemasonry and occultism. Listen to stories out of the ordinary and challenge conventions. Visit the four places where the cardinals were killed. One of the biggest risks locals run immersing themselves into the wonders of Rome every day, is to take such beauties for granted. At that moment we are pushed to provide new inputs to our curiosity, and it is precisely this attitude that prompted us to invite you on this new journey... Are you ready to leave the main road, to put into crisis your most solid certainties, to explore fields of knowledge intentionally set aside because uncomfortable, to bare the weaknesses of what we believe in the search for a new level of awareness? In order to do this we will instruct a trial, putting in the dock the most influential figures of the 17th century, one for all the Pope Urban VIII, because they would be stained with a terrible crime. Although they are the most glaring expression of the established order, they would be guilty of the crime they most pursued, heresy. In this curious performance our tour guides will be playing their usual role as narrators and you won't be just witnesses, you will be the jury!

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 566 reviews

Anestis was an excellent guide through the streets and landmarks of Rome and the Vatican. Like all great tour guides, his attention to detail and intricate knowledge of the city's history, lore and legends was evident throughout. Whether you've read Angels and Demons or not, this is worthy every dollar you spend. Also good to know - this is a long walking tour, so get your walking shoes on and carry water/refreshments with you.

Highly recommend this tour! Ewald was a great guide and led us through the alleys of the old town and to the Vatican with his humorous manner. With the manoeuvrable golf cart, this was easily possible and an exciting way to explore the city and the locations of the film. Thumbs up!

Laura was our guide..From start to finish of our tour she was full of information and knowledge of the film and the city, my daughter and son loved the tour....she was very kind and helpful also ..thankyou. Pamela.Ireland

Laura was the perfect guide. She was full of useful information. She knew the scenes to match up with the sites. It was the full 4 hours and probably the most entertaining of the 4 tours we took.

An excellent way to explore Rome and learn more about Bernini in a fun way.