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Fall and Rise of Rome

Explore the fall of the Roman Empire to the dawn of the Renaissance in Rome
$357 and up
$105/pp
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Tour Details
About the Tour
Category
History
Duration
3 hours
Location
Rome
Photos & Highlights
  • Explores the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the birth of the Renaissance
  • Led by a historian from a local university
  • Case Romane del Celio Archaeological Site, Monastery of the Santi Quattro Coronati, and San Clemente Basilica
Tour Description
Where You'll Start
Tour Experts
Cecilia
Cecilia
Sara
Sara
Olivia
Olivia
54 Reviews (4.78)

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It was a fascinating tour: Philip is beyond knowledgeable on his subject. I would have liked--and I don't even know if this is possible--to know, even in a brief way--what triggered the rise of Rome after the dark days. My son (who like Philip is a trained academic) said duh Mum, the Renaissance. Like every Context tour, it always leaves me wanting more.
The itinerary was very good. However, I felt that the guide focused his attention on only two of the six in our group and had a bit of a condescending attitude towards the rest of us. He also rushed us through the sites - he seemed in a rush.
It was wonderful. Philip was extremely knowledgeable and very entertaining!

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