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Vatican City

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Address: Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 030 72016
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The world's smallest state, center of Catholicism, and home to the Pope....

The world's smallest state, center of Catholicism, and home to the Pope. The Vatican museum is known worldwide.

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Peace and love

While I was in Roma I lived in Vatican City ,can't tell how much I love my time there old neighborhood very charming and relaxing words ll never ever tell about the peace that I... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While I was in Roma I lived in Vatican City ,can't tell how much I love my time there old neighborhood very charming and relaxing words ll never ever tell about the peace that I felt while I am there , go enjoy your time enjoy the history the culture the food and the ppl be part of it learn... More 

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If you are visiting the Vatican, here are my suggestions. Go to St. Peter’s Basilica as soon as it opens. For us, this was 8:00 AM. We were the third people in the security line and got right in. Reserve tickets for the museum as early as possible – we had 9:00 AM tickets. A lot of travel help sites... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take time to go through the museums and buildings. There is so much to see. The various paintings, sculptures and mosaics are truly breathtaking.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The historic significance of the Vatican makes it a must See when in Rome. There you will find St Peterson Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, the Vatican Gardens, the Sistine Chapel and Castel Sant Angelo. It was quite crowded when we went. The line to get into the Vatican was over an hour. It was worth it! However, I suggest that... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend visited Rome for a reason, and this was the reason why. Place was huge and felt so sacred when we arrived here. Love!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Bernini warm the soul within when viewing, nothing less. He was the first Sculptor to capture a `Mood` in stone. To speak of the Square itself... The 4-deep Colonnades, in themselves, stand as an everlasting Monument to Bernini`s notable and illustrious career. A fitting Epitaph to the Great Man as he died 5 years later... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

.....but always very very busy with tourists. We found the best way way to visit was with a group so you can skip the queues. Still well worth visiting though.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I where walking up towards the Vatican we have never seen so many people. As we got close to the crowd the guy stopped us saying we can skip the 3-4 hour que and take a guided tour 50 euro each. We did think it was a bit expensive but we really didn't want to stand 4... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If it wasn't for the guided tour we would have spent 2 days to get it. Sooo crowded and they were preparing for Easter so imagine. I liked the place although I am Christian myself, it's always good to get exposed to other convictions. Don't miss it in your trip...plan ahead. Make sure to be there very early morning otherwise... More 

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The magnificent view of Vatican is absolutely amazing. Every meter of the building are covered with creative ideas.

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