Free walking tour of ghosts and mysteries of Rome

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Max
Quality Verified Registered on February 16, 2021

Hi there, I'm Max! I was created in Ukraine and forged in Rome. After 15 years spent in the Eternal City, its infinite curiosities still surprise me, and I'd love to share them with you. I am a Linguistic and Cultural Studies specialist formed at La Sapienza University, and I have decided to pursue my childhood passion after college: history. This passion led me to door-to-door research and participation to numerous training courses in Roman history, Paleochristian history and History of Arts which all taught me countless tales and legends about Rome. The better I knew this city, the more I wanted to show to the others its hidden beauties and reveal its untold stories. "When you really want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it", a wise man once said, and that is exactly what happened to me. In 2018, I finally had the chance to start working as a tour guide, and since that moment, I've seized every occasion to share my passion, and show the real Rome.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Ghosts and Mysteries Free Tour: Haunted Places, Murder Places, Execution Places and Urban Legends Tour

⚠️⚠️⚠️ Not for faint-hearted ⚠️⚠️⚠️

Starting from the ancient Castel Sant'Angelo , a haunted place that also served as a prison for the most dangerous criminals , we will cross the most macabre places in Rome.

We will see the witch houses and learn how they made their potions. We will discover the places of the crime and the tragic stories of the victims.

The church decorated with skulls, the stories of corrupt Popes and the people they persecuted will give us goosebumps.

And the places of the executions , as well as the life of the most infamous executioner in Rome and the death of his condemned men, will not leave us unconcerned.
1. Castel Sant'Angelo
2. Via Giulia
3. Saint Mary of the Oration and Death
4. Fountain of the Mascherone
5. Piazza Farnese
6. Campo De 'Fiori

⚠️⚠️⚠️ Not for faint-hearted ⚠️⚠️⚠️

- The meeting point is in front of the entrance of the Castle Sant'Angelo, outside.
- The tour will run with the minimum of 3 participants.

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  • Meeting point:
    Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00186 Roma ...
    Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
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    The meeting point is right in front of the castle’s entrance, near the bridge. I will have a sign with the name of the tour.

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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Demetri 26 Jan 2023
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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
My partner and I took this tour with Max and were so happy we did! Max was very organized, professional and understandable in his delivery of the tour and his personal style was awesome. We were truly disturbed and scared by details and locations visited during the tour but this was helped by Max's morbid sense of humor which took the edge off. We highly recommend this tour!
Wouter 25 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Very friendly guide who clearly knows his stuff and can make the crowd laugh.
Sonja 24 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Max is an awesome tour guide with a great storytelling talent. I enjoyed the tour!
Matt 23 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
So pleased we came across this . We 100% recommend this tour.
Autu... 20 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Very different to typical guided tour of city, some great and informative legends, stories and anecdotes given. Thank you
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is 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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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