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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did make even an atheist friend go silent. Probably a very religious experience if you’re catholic. We managed to get there when it wasn’t absolutely packed, and also took a tour in the grottoes. Remember to turn of your phone.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s not a trip to Rome or Vatican City with out a visit to St Peters Basilica. Majestic beautiful and awe inspiring for both the religious and not. After a long day at the Vatican Museums it only makes sense to take a walk over...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During our second visit of Rome, we decided to spend more time in Vatican. We were told by our neighbour in Prague to buy tickets online to be able to skip the line, as we have a baby and it would not be comfortable to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 198lucieh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a MUST if you are visiting Rome. Spectacular sights. The architecture and the sculptures are simply amazing. One can easily spend at least one or two hours inside depending on your interest level. Advice to get a guide so that the historical significance...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Saint Peters is probably the epicenter of the modern catholic faith. It doesn’t really matter your religious views, this is a must do if you come to Rome. The exterior as you approach from Saint Marks is impressive, as it is designed to be, the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank PotomacJim
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is an amazing place to see. Every square of it worths seeing. It is definitely one of the places that you have to see in Rome, in Vatican city.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was on the itinerary, and we booked a tour to take through the Vatican. (More on the tour later) Although we were excited about visiting, we had no idea how much we were going to enjoy it. This was our favorite stop on the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Extraordinary569234
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We finished a guided walking tour mid afternoon today and have to say St Peter's Basilica was the highlight of the Vatican city. Highly recommend booking a tour with a guide...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ScottM6786
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Too much to put into just a few words. We went with the City Wonders tour and loved our tour guide Laura. Absolutely worth the price.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went into the church, no charge and a 15 min queue. Wonderful! Didn't do the Sistine Chapel or the museum so can't comment on that. But the scale and grandeur of St peters Square is worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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nadin_romanchuk
20 March 2019|
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Response from LostLittleGirlx | Reviewed this property |
I think Wednesday is when pope is there ? But I could be wrong
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PandChols
17 March 2019|
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Response from SueO30 | Reviewed this property |
St Peter’s is huge with so much to see. I don’t honestly think you could do it, beside which, you would probably be watching your time constantly, so would you really enjoy it? I would recommend a different itinerary to be... More
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dharshinivenu
14 March 2019|
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Response from Leon B | Reviewed this property |
If you arrive early I think it would not be as crowded as later in the day. September should be a quieter month than say Easter time or december
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