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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6988 3731
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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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You have to go inside the Basilica!

Everyone already knows that St. Peter's Basilica is a must-see!! So on with the important things. Wake up early and get there early!! Skip any crowds and get to see and take good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone already knows that St. Peter's Basilica is a must-see!! So on with the important things. Wake up early and get there early!! Skip any crowds and get to see and take good pictures of the inside and outside of the Basilica. Also don't carry much with you, there is security...airport like security. The x-ray machines and everything. Another advantage... More 

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Worthing
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did a guided tour and it was worth the money it showed you all the highlights and took you in the back entrance to St Peters Basilica, thoroughly enjoyed the museum especially the maps room beautiful.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ended up going twice and also once up into the dome. My jaw DROPPED when we entered. I'm having a hard time summing up for a review. All I can say is, the line may seem long to get in, but they move you through security quickly and it's worth it. Climbing up to the dome: I don't know... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To me, one of the most impressive things to see in Rome. The art and architecture is insane. Be sure to climb to the top of the dome, best views of Rome you will see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing place. Truly breathtaking. The sense of calm when you walk around is comforting. We booked in the uk but there are plenty of guides around when you are there.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely recommend a visit but be prepared for it being very crowded. Beautiful inside and outside. Everything is so intricate and colourful. Worth a visit for both religious and non-religious travellers!!!

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Vegreville Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Huge crowds, Security, long lines, Rude people, but don't get tuned off. This was well worth the hassle as it is a must visit when in Rome. It’s the world’s largest Basilica of Christianity with its 186 metres of length, a height of 46 metres in the central aisle, a main dome 136 metre high and 42 metres large in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're feeling energetic a climb to the top of St. Peter's should be high on your list. The views are breathtaking and the climb itself is a real experience. There is a lift for €2 more... but it only gets you half way to the top... so some climbing is always required.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a half day trip to see St Peter's Basilica. Go on a Sunday at noon and you can catch a glimpse of the Pope waving out of one of the windows. Tip: Look out for the window with a rolled out carpet. You will know what I mean when you see it. Enjoy!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

St Peters was excellent. Beautiful church with plenty to see. It's well worth the trip to the dome as long as you don't mind climbing steps (even with the elevator ticket) and you are afraid of small spaces. The walk up 300 odd stairs through tight corridors is well worth it for the view from the top. We did book... More 

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