Rome Tourist Pass
Although there is no entrance fee to the Pantheon but many other museums and historic sites do. A Rome tourist pass can be economical and/or convenient in certain circumstances.
Many countries has tourist pass and the one in Rome is called Roma Pass. As always, it’s only a good deal when you do plan to use the public transport a lot and visiting many museums and archaeological sites. Here are more details about the passes.
- unlimited usage of the public transport (not including transport to/from airport)
- free admission to museums like Museo delle Mura, Accademia Nazionale di San Luca and Museo Napoleonico
- discount on entrance tickets or combo tickets like Colosseum + the Palatine Hill + Roman Forum
- discount on tickets for other museums, exhibitions, events, tours and archaeological sites. If you have children with you, you may want to visit the amusement parks and the Roma Pass offers you discount for them. Alternatively, if you want to take a tour or try something different, say, see Rome on a Segway. Then there is a deal for that too.
Types of tourist pass:
There are two passes available.
- 48 hours’ Pass – free entry to the first museum or monument then discounts for subsequent ones. It’s valid for 48 hours. (28€)
- 3-day Pass: free entry to first TWO museums or monuments then discounts for subsequent ones. It’s valid for 3 days. (36€)
For details, check out the Roma Pass’ official site here.
Must-see in Rome
- Roman Forum
- Trevi Fountain
- Spanish Steps
- Vatican museum
- St. Peter’s Basilica
- Piazza Navona
- Bocca della Verità (Mouth of Truth)
Must-do in Rome
- Try out all flavours and varieties of the famous Italian gelato (ice-cream)
- Drink from the water fountains
- Get a free taster walking tour in the Forum. There are tour guides who give out short free tours in the Forum as a taster and up to you to join the paid one later of the day. Some of them are good.
- Put your hand in the Mouth of Truth