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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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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation
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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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Waste of money and poorly organised

Anyone can attend a Papal Audience. It is free. City Wonders (and other guides) charge money for very little from what I could see. They didn't skip any queues and the seats I saw the tour groups get were no better than any others. As...More

2  Thank tessedwards67
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi tessedwards67, 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 2 weeks ago
A visit with the Pope

For anyone traveling to Rome going to the Vatican is a must. But if your schedule permits twice a week, usually on Sundays and Wednesdays the Pope will actually convene a mass and a blessing for up to 40,000 people on the Plaza. If you...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Not what I expected

The Guide was great and his English exceptional.He gave us an insight into the Vatican which was invaluable. Sadly I expected a Mass but this wasn't to be. However I was on the front row so able to see the Pope close up.The Blessing and...More

Thank redlady43
Reviewed 14 June 2018
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

6  Thank blackrice
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks 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 10 June 2018
Emotional

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
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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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