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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+39 06 6988 3731
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07:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Arguably one of the finest Cathedrals in the entire world, St. Peter's is...

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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A state of art

It's hard to describe, the experience of this place. It's the largest church in the world, full of sculptures, paintings and fine constructions, that cannot be seen anywhere else... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's hard to describe, the experience of this place. It's the largest church in the world, full of sculptures, paintings and fine constructions, that cannot be seen anywhere else together. The greatest artist of Renaissance gave their best to every single detail of this Dome. It's a place that anyone should visit at least once in a lifetime ...

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Saint Malo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The grandeur and splendour of this monumental building is quite breathtaking. It captures the the power and wealth of the Catholic church over many centuries. There were quite a few services, confessions and choirs ongoing during the visit which made it feel more of a living church than a museums. After the cramped Vatican galleries the Basilica had plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Basilica is a very imposing building. Inside is beautiful and majestic. I advise you to take a guided tour. Also climb to the dome.

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Saw the Basilica for the first time at night. All lit up it looks amazing. Had a bit of a queue to get in the next day (30 minutes) but well worth it and free. Amazing place inside. I climbed to the top of the dome (small charge for this). Great views over Rome.

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Thank Lovestotravel2810
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So you have to stand in line for almost an hour to get in, yes it's a pain - however it's gorgeous. We've been to tens of churches and chapels and cathedrals on our trip and this one just takes the cake- it truly is god's house. I will admit, I'm not a religious person IN THE SLIGHTEST (in fact... More 

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Despite the queue for security and the additional queue to pay to climb the dome, it was worth it! The climb is not for he faint hearted - definitely a climb and quite close walls and small staircases but if you can cope with that then the view is massively worth it.

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Majestic place with great history. Well managed and well coordinated for tourists. Good facilities and guidance.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Did not go inside as the queues were very long. However it is still worth visiting to admire the architecture. The location is a short walk from The Vatican.

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I can't believe the workmanship to make this truly stunning place . It is so beautiful and peaceful. I have never seen anything so amazing. Everyone must visit these at least once in your life.

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Lovely architectural monument and one of the most famous landmarks in Rome. But it is better to visit it early in the morning.

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