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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number:
+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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Absolutely beautiful!!

The entrance to the place is free so there be ready for a long line to go through security screening. The ladies who keep the restrooms tidy and clean are very nice and cordial... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entrance to the place is free so there be ready for a long line to go through security screening. The ladies who keep the restrooms tidy and clean are very nice and cordial. After entering security you get to see the beautiful church and if you have time for another line then you can purchase a ticket to go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This majestic building is a sight to behold. You will notice it at first in the distance, standing stately as all eyes are peeled on her. Inside is decorated with many ornate statues.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once in your lifetime, go and visit Vatican one of the best place on earth, go by train and walk for about 20 mins from the station. There are lots of way to reach the place, but as a DIY explorer make sure you have your google maps on, camera, with full battery and bring your power bank just in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take your time when visiting the Basilica; so much to see and take in. Awe inspiring and one visit will not be enough

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Im not into religion but this is very Impressive to see. Beautiful decorations and arts to view. Every inch is covered and has something to show. There was a long line waiting but it only took 15 minutes to get past security. We took the stairs to the dome, very nice view and wurth the climb. Dont believe the guides... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved our visit with a guided tour and was amazed at the history throughout the whole tour, very interesting and some amazing sights to take in, highly recommend the visit

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Vatican is astonishing but what will drive you mad are the black fellas and refugees that offer tours, information and sell various chinese toys, bracelets and selfie sticks. You'll have to "no" at least 20-30x until you actually get to Vatican. The good thing is that the police don't let these guys come across the border so once you step... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow what a place amazing things to see and inspiring. The Basilica inside has to be seen to be believed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We saw this combined with a visit to the Vatican on a Skip the Line tour and it was an amazing afternoon. You do have to wear the right clothing though as shorts and bare shoulders will get you barred from entering. The Basilica is open all day but the crowds are apparently smaller first thing. We didn't go up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A truly amazing place to visit!! Words cannot describe the atmosphere created when the Pope appears on his balcony!! A must see when in Rome 😊

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