GuruWalk Original
Free tour

Marvels of Rome Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on October 02, 2020

Carpe Diem Guru walk tours are crafted to ensure you get the most out of Rome’s rich history. British born, but now based in Rome, our friendly, expert guides will provide all of the incredible facts and captivating stories which made Rome the centre of the ancient world. Our Guru walk walking tour is unique only to this platform a long with our ghost tour. Experience the best of Rome with us.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Rome is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque cities in the world to explore. Join me on an enchanting stroll through the city centre as we visit some of the major sights that you really shouldn’t miss, plus some of my off-the-beaten-track spots. My route is carefully curated and I make sure to take characteristic little back alleys that few venture down.
We meet at the base of Trajan’s Column, next to Venice Square (Piazza Venezia), in the real heart of the Eternal city.
After getting to know each other, I will begin to explain the ancient Imperial Forum, the unification of Italy, and the rebirth of Rome during the Renaissance. The Trevi Fountain attracts millions of visitors every year and with me, you will find out why! Admire its beauty as I give you the full story behind the fountain and we get to the bottom of the coin-throwing tradition.
The next stop will be in Piazza della Rotunda, the location of the world-famous Pantheon. Experience this most important of Rome’s pagan temples and discover its dynamic uses over 2000 years! We save the best till last: Piazza Navona, which is by far the most elaborate of Rome’s squares.
Absorb the ambiance as we get into the rivalry between the artists whose works have defined the beauty of this square.
We finish near some of the best bars and eateries in Rome! 
On Sunday's we don't go inside the Pantheon, it is closed!

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  • Meeting point:
    Via Celsa, 7, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    Via Celsa, 7, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
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    You will find me next to grano tratoria with a yellow flag.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Alex... 30 Jan 2023
Palermo

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Perfect tour to discover some of the main sightseeings of Rome! Polina was very informative, friendly and fun, she made us feeling comfortable during the whole walk and shared good local tips. Highly recommend! 😊
Julia 29 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
It was a nice tour, with a lot of information. We loved doing this on our first evening, so we got a chance to get to know the city well from the start. Sharon was very knowledgeable and had so much interesting information. We saw so many amazing sights and just learned a lot! Only one minor thing: we were a bit thrown off that the guide started the tour by saying that this tour is not a free tour. We have never heard this at similar tours before. We always expect to tip the guide and tip well if it's a great tour, such as this one, but saying it isnt free felt a bit weird to us.
Alon 29 Jan 2023
Ramat Gan

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
The tour guide was great and kind. She had a lot of knowledge and experience. Two hours of feeling Rome by foot and in great places. Also she gave tips and recommendations
Rachel 27 Jan 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
The tour gave a nice overview of the city center, the most interesting areas to visit, and also some great behind the scenes facts. Polina is smart, cultured and lovely. Very much versed about Rome’s history, she provides richness of detail while entertaining the group throughout.
Jeriq 27 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Polina was amazing! She's super personable and knowledgeable about Rome and Roman History. You can tell she's very passionate about her tours and gave many recommendations and hot spots to go check out. 100% would recommend her tours
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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