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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

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  • 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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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.

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Waste of money

First, let's get the facts out in the open. The papal visit is 100% free. Anyone can visit the Pope's address. City Wonder (and other guides) charge upwards of 50 euros per head to meet you. The lure you in with promises of better seats...More

3  Thank blackrice
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello blackrice, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is only through client feedback like yours that we can continue to improve. I’m sorry to hear that your Papal Audience tour did not meet your expectations. This tour is designed to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the Pope so close and personal was amazing, emotional and powerful. This is free, just get there early to get a free ticket. Don't spend the money. You would have better chances on your own to get closer to the Pope. It's definitely worthy!!!!...More

1  Thank Rolisa2
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great seats for Papal Audience

We booked tickets and a presentation for the Wednesday General Audience with Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square. The meeting place was a little confusing to find, but once we got there, we were immediately introduced to our guide, Paolo. There was only one other...More

Thank mariagloria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Can't go to Rome and NOT see the Pope

One Tip: GO EARLY! I booked the audience with a tour which helps as they get the ticket required from the Swiss guards days in advance. The tour guide will also tell you where you can sit to get a good glimpse. Sit beside the...More

2  Thank Elsoueidi
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Had the papal audience with Monica Wednesday morning. Very well organized. Easy check in. Avoided all the queues. Monica knew every trick to get the best possible seats. Learnt some great history on the Vatican, Rome and interesting facts on our current and previous popes....More

5  Thank Food_ina_field
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Lani K
31 May 2018|
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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