Private tour

Rome: 3-Hour Private Dark History Tour

Activity provider: Rome in tours

Rome: 3-Hour Private Dark History Tour

Activity provider: Rome in tours

From US$ 542.34 per group up to 2

Follow a curious itinerary of Rome's darker side on this private guided tour. Visit the city's spooky sites, hear stories of violence and murder, and wander the streets with its restless souls.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The tour guide and the driver will pick you up at the designated accommodation.
Private group


  • Experience Rome in a different way
  • Hear about the cruel stories that haunt the city's streets
  • Explore the city center and its dark history
  • Visit sites with tragic pasts
Full description
Experience a different side of Rome and follow a curious itinerary full of mystery, intrigue, and conspiracies. Hear about the city's dark history and its former citizens who may still wander the streets as restless souls. Meet your guide and prepare for a different type of tour in the Eternal City. Wander around Rome's city center as you pass by the clues and hints of cruel and consequential happenings of the past. Listen to the story of Beatrice Cenci, who was accused of her father's murder and a victim of an unfair trial. Visit the crime scene where Caravaggio committed a murder that would drastically change his life and remarkably influence his artistic production. Pass by the house of Mastro Titta, the Vatican executioner, sometimes spookily seen offering tobacco to his victims before execution. Learn about the greedy Pimpaccia, sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X, whose ghost sometimes appears in Piazza Navona. Visit the place where Julius Caesar fell victim to conspiracy and learn about the intrigues of the late Roman Republic Understand how Rome's complicated heritage has brought the city and its citizens to where it is today. Feel like a real local as you get a deeper and different level of knowledge of the city.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Headsets
  • Food and drinks

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