Secret Rome - The Dark Side


Rock & Roll Historian

Secret Rome - The Dark Side

Spoken in: English

( 49 reviews ) star City tour Rome 1 - 15 watch_later 2 hours
  • Find out the dark stories of Rome
  • 100% personalized just for you
  • Private tour: only you and your local host
  • Enjoy stories told by a local historian
  • Great sense of humor included
  • Explore hidden places, no tourists!

You will meet here: Ponte Sant'Angelo

What you can expect

Join me for a private tour to the secret and dark side of Rome!

We'll start at the beautiful Castel Sant'Angelo, we will take a walk through the heart of the city, and visit places of public executions, the houses of serial killers and poisoners, see one of the most important renaissance palaces, learn about Popes gone wild, see the place of assassination of Julius Ceasar and much more!

Let me know if there's anything you'd like me to add on your tour and I'll make it happen!

This is the plan

2-hour walking tour of unknown places of Rome
Stop 1
Ancient Mausoleum built by Emperor Hadrian and converted into a fortress by Popes.
Stop 2
A Place where a family of four was executed for a crime they didn't commit.
Stop 3
We enter one of the most ancient and darkest neighborhoods of Rome
Stop 4
Residence of a serial poisoner "working" in Rome in 1600's
Stop 5
Ancient marble plaque marking the city limit, installed by Emperor Claudius (1st century)
Stop 6
Ancient street where the banks of medieval Rome were.
Stop 7
Renaissance church where The "Bad" Pope Borgia was buried
Stop 8
The site of the most notorious prison for women in Rome
Stop 9
The first official street of Rome built by Pope Julius II
Stop 10
A church built in 1500's with thousands of skeletons in the closet
Stop 11
Ancient fountain where once wine ran instead of water
Stop 12
The most important renaissance palace of Rome
Stop 13
The most lively piazza of Rome, used in ancient times to execute heretics
Stop 14
The residence of Vanozza dei Catanei favorite mistress of Pope Borgia
Stop 15
Place of assassination of Julius Caesar
End of the tour
Central piazza of Rome between the ancient and modern cities

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City tour details

Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walking tour
2 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 15 persons
Meeting point
Ponte Sant'Angelo
Guest pick-up
within 48 hours
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkPrivate 100% customizable tour
check(non) alcoholic drinks at Extra Charge
Not included


Rock & Roll Historian

49 reviews

My name is Demetrio. I live and work in Rome. I have a passion for history, arts and good food. I love meeting new people and making new firends, and I love sharing my passion with the people I meet. So don't be shy, let me take you out!"

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