…TRUTH, REVENGE, ANSWERS, FAITHS…
YOU MUST FOLLOW THE PATH OF THE ILLUMINATION! EARTH…FIRST ALTAR OF THE SCIENCE
The mystery begins from the Northern Gates of Rome, Porta del Popolo, todiscover one of the most famous square of Rome and its church, Piazza del Popolo and the church of Santa Maria del Popolo.Here, the statues of Habbakuk and the Angel, by G.L. Bernini, indicate the way down the Path of the Illumination, and also the Chigi pyramid tomb with numerous symbols and vault referring to zodiac signs designed by Raphael. In the Chigi Chapel we will find the first Altar of Science and, exactly, in the subterranean crypt where the first cardinal is found dead with a burn on his chest…an ambigram: EARTH!!!
AIR… SECOND ALTAR OF THE SCIENCE
The adventure continues inside the Vatican State:
West Ponente, the west wind medallion the second altar, close to which the second cardinal is murdered by puncturing his lungs.
Discovering Saint Peter Squarewith the obelisk, and the largest Christian church in the world, Catholic churches’ mother and museum church.
To contemplate the Papal altar, the golden coffer surrounded by ninety- nine glowing ail lamps. It was said they would burn until the end of the time; also, the baldachin covering the tomb of St. Peter.
FIRE…THIRD ALTAR OF SCIENCE
…Discovering the third element in the beautiful church ofSanta Maria della Vittoria, where the third cardinal is burnt alive, and visiting the Cornano Chapel, the astonishing Ecstasy of St. Teresa, woman inflamed by passion’s fire.
The most expression of the Baroque art, the Bernini masterpiece and the Angel which indicates the way down of the last Altar of the science.
WATER… FOURTH ALTAR OF SCIENCE
The experience will let us to visit the Pantheon Temple, built by emperor Adrian in the 2nd century A.D. and perfectly preserved, andRaphael ’s Tomb.
The dimensions of the Pantheon’s main chamber were a tribute to Gaea, goodness of the earth.
The huge temple devoted to all the pagan gods and goddesses, became a Christian Church.
The largest dome, ever built in the past, is famous for the circular opening in the middle:
it is still subject of mysterious folk stories.
Once taken all the information inside the church of Illumination, we will able to reveal The last highlight …Navona Square and the Four Rivers Fountain, tribute to water by Bernini to represent the four most important rivers of the Old World: Rio della Plata, the Nile, Ganges and Danube corresponded to the Continents America, Africa, Asia and Europe.
In the middle of the fountain the pagan angel will show you the way to the secret temple of the Illuminati… let’s follow the angel’s indication to arrive to the revelation!
CASTEL SANT’ANGELO… THE ILLUMINATI’S LAIR
Bernini’s Angel on the Bridge of Angels over the Tiber…the magnificent Castel,a medieval fortress with classical statues, ruins…and the balcony on the top of the Castel to have a breathtaking overview of the “Passetto” (open only on specific request), the way which connects the Vatican to Castel Sant’Angelo , visited also by Dan Brown after the Papal audience.
Duration 4 hours
|Meeting point||At your hotel or other agreed spot in Rome.|
|Meeting time||At agreed time.|
|Group size||That of your party|
|(Tour suitable for children and also disables)|