Introduzione - Official tourist service for Saint Peter's Basilica


Saint Peter’s Basilica

Saint Peter’s Basilica is one of the most famous and beautiful churches in the world. Construction began in 1506 and it took 120 years before the church could be consecrated. To this day, at 187 metres in length and with its 133-metre-tall cupola, Saint Peter’s remains one of the largest churches in the world.

Read the history of St. Peter on our blog.

Saint Peter’s Basilica is open every day:
from 1st October to 31st March: from 7.00 to 18.30
from 1st April to 30th September: from 7.00am to 19.00