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Vatican City

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Address: Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 030 72016
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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US$41.17*
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Tickets
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US$34.13*
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Skip the Line Vatican and Sistine Chapel Small-Group or Private Tour
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US$69.00*
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Vatican Highlights Group Tour Specialized for Families with Children

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A Must See!

If visiting Rome this I think is a must see! We visited in April, during the day the queue to get in was 3 hours! So we went back in the evening where we only queued for about 15... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If visiting Rome this I think is a must see! We visited in April, during the day the queue to get in was 3 hours! So we went back in the evening where we only queued for about 15 minutes! It is quite breathtaking and cultural, however make sure you bring something to cover your shoulders if going inside as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We travelled to Vatican City on the Metro which has station within easy walk and very quick travelling from centre of Rome. Lots to see and enjoy with the Square, Basillica and Museums. Basically look to spend whole day looking round what is on offer in a relatively small area. A definite must see if in Rome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must do if you are in Rome. We spent a whole day at the Vatican City and the whole experience was awesome. Thoroughly recommend spending a whole day with what this amazing place has to offer. Highlight was St. Peter's Basilica. Totally breathtaking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you see nothing else visit the Sistine Chapel and visit the basilica. Entry to the Sistene Chapel is via the museum tours about 10 minutes walk round to the right from St Peters square. Buy your tickets in advance to miss the queues. You will get hounded constantly on the way round by touts selling vip tours, but unless... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Simply amazing when you realize you are at the Vatican city. Do yourself a favour and skip the line of tourist waiting to enter the basilica and Dome by paying more mone. Get a guide or not is a very personal decision, but I would prefer to get a guide. A guided tour to visit all of the tourist attraction... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you visit this place I think you have added something important to your memory.I am not lazy to walk so I walked all around and everything I have seen was very beautiful and interesting.If I go there 100 times I think I still would like to go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visiting the Vatican City was the most favorite part of being in Italy. So many things to see. Most of our tour group went to St. Peter's Square on the Sunday we were there ns saw Pope Francis. We missed it and were very disappointed.

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There is so much history, political and religious, that it can't be all recalled. The building are beautiful, well kept and maintained. It's a massive place with not a stone out of place. All the columns and works of art you can ever want to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware that Vatican City is huge and will require a huge amount of walking. Use a taxi versus city transportation to get there because it will get you closer. The bus and metro stops were far, far away. It's HUGE!! Seeing this requires at least 3 hours-and that's just the highlights (exteriors, key art, Sistine, Basilica). Schedule a tour-it can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought our 3-hour tour tickets in advance from Vatican Museum website for 37,00 Euro. The tour includes: the Pio Clementino Museum, the Gallery of the Candelabras, the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, and the Gallery of the Tapestries (Renaissance art), the Raphael Rooms, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Access to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens and Saint Peter's... More 

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