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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

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Highlights
  • Guaranteed entry to the weekly papal audience, a long-standing tradition
  • Enjoy a prime viewing position right at the front
  • Audio headsets ensure you’ll hear your guide’s in-depth commentary
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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation
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Papal audience ticket and presentation, with commentary from an English-speaking guide
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Overview

On this tour, you’re promised an up-close encounter with one of the world’s most significant religious figures. While tickets to the weekly papal audience are free, this tour guarantees you entry and lets you bypass the busy crowds and find a prime viewing position right at the front. Audio headsets ensure you’ll hear your guide’s in-depth commentary, and this intimate tour is capped at only 20 people.

What to Expect

The papal audience is a long-standing tradition that’s attended by both pilgrims and people of diverse backgrounds from all over the world. On this tour, you’re guaranteed seamless admission to this extremely popular weekly event. Meet your guide near St. Peter’s Square in the morning and don an audio headset, which will allow you to clearly hear his or her commentary throughout the tour.

Next, cut through the crowds and find a prime viewing position right at the front of the room. Learn about the history of the papacy and other stories from your guide.

When the event begins, you’ll be perfectly situated to listen to the Pope’s address, watch the cardinals lead pilgrims in prayer, and listen to the hymns, prayers, and homilies that are a traditional part of the papal audience.

When the event is over, you can explore St. Peter’s Square at your leisure.

Reviews (1,175)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great View of the Pope

Monica, our guide, did a great job of explaining St. Peters Square history, choosing a Pope, etc. and found us an excellent spot to see the Pope up close.

1  Thank Oly642
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Could not be better

We booked this only a few days before our visit. The Guide was very good. By chance the weather was perfect. The Guide led us to the seating. She said that our trip was the best seats she had done all season. We were on...More

1  Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 9 October 2018
What an experience

It was an amazing event, thousands and thousands of people seated in the square (all having gone through security long lines). There was a band playing up the front and our guide got us in quickly, and found us good seats right at the front...More

Thank Toni3114
Reviewed 1 October 2018
Very special day

I thought it would be a more intimate affair but there was tens of thousands of people in attendance, formal pilgrim groups and ordinary pilgrims from all over the world. It was very cool. But this concept of obtaining free tickets is redundant as for...More

2  Thank Peter2Sudbury
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Amazing event.

This was an amazing event full of expectation and emotions. It was very well organizes with no shortage of free transport or helpful stewards.

1  Thank holohaj
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Arlyn K
31 October 2018|
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Response from Keith K | Reviewed this property |
The tour is given in several different languages. All you need to do when you book it is request English
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504wesi
11 October 2018|
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Response from Elsoueidi | Reviewed this property |
Yes its only Wednesday, but he also does blessing on Sundays after/during mass but he doesn't drive around the audience like Wednesday. Sunday is from the balcony.
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Lani K
31 May 2018|
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Response from Elsoueidi | Reviewed this property |
The earlier you go, the better a seat you get. The pope comes around 9:30 am - the whole thing lasts an hour or so
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