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St. Peter's Basilica

Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
No Wait Dedicated Access St. Peter's Basilica Self-guided Tour
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No Wait Dedicated Access St. Peter's Basilica Self-guided Tour
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Arguably one of the finest Cathedrals in the entire world, St. Peter's is the spiritual center of the Vatican and the product of many of Italy's great Renaissance's architects, among them Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 3731
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On this visit we did not go in the basilica but enjoyed the view from the square. We visited in the evening (between 8 and 10 pm) and it was great to avoid the big crowds and it has a special glow under the street...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the queuing. As soon as you walk in you are taken back with the size and beauty. Free entrance too

Thank Paul W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was looking forward to this place but my god was it busy.... organized chaos at tempory barriers.. there is a lot of people begging which is a shame to see as you cant help everyone but neverless I still helped as best I could... watch...More

Thank missynoitall
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is only one thing in Rome that made me stop and stare. The art work on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is jaw dropping. The restoration started under the most evil pope ever Borjeur . He was terrible but when he paid for...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What can I say... Its the Vatican with all its wealth and beauty. Do not buy tickets from people at the street. They are so more expensive!! Just go stand in line really early or book online yourself. We stood in line early and within...More

Thank Alexandra d
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love cathedrals and this one goes above and beyond any expectation you might have. We went as part of a full tour as the grand finale and how grand it is. The sense of history is palpable. As crowded as it was it is...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is simply the most remarkable manifestation of art and architecture produced by human hands. It is one of the great wonders of the world and ought not be missed if you’re in Italy, much less Rome. We have visited it about three or four...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am grateful that this church was so large, after being packed into the museum it was a welcome change to be able to move without bumping 10 people. Give your self-time to see all that this marvelous church has to offer. There is so...More

Thank Wildcar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a construction! The size, the pieces of art, the history, the atmosphere - everything made it worth a vist.

Thank JosteinJ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful example of architecture and design. You need to take time to really look at the detail in the building itself and the statues inside. Lots of people so getting a photo without people in it is near impossible however the best memories...More

Thank Becka B
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Arthur T
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Response from Jeanne B | Reviewed this property |
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Response from BARRYBE | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not sure if any App workis In St Peters There is so much to see in this madnificient cathedral that we spend our time there just admiring this wonderful church
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Lefkoseikos | Reviewed this property |
If you have bought a Vatican Museum And Sistine Chapel ticket on-line from the vatican's own site than no problem you can skip the queues and go straight to the booth at the entrance to colllect you actual ticket. Then after... More