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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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Once you visit the Vatican museum and the Sistina Chapel make sure you don't miss this! We were amazed to see it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once you visit the Vatican museum and the Sistina Chapel make sure you don't miss this! We were amazed to see it!

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Thank Mary A
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. To be stood where the Pope has walked on many occasion is just, well I can't even describe it. We walked here and on arrival we were approached by a tour guide so we went inside and paid for a guide which worked out at €60 each and that included a tour of the gardens... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Truly one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. The cradle of our Roman Catholic faith. So much to see inside the basilica

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely incredible place! To see the square and dome when you approach is breathtaking and then once inside, the statues,tapestries,altars,the dome itself are all magnificent! The works of Michaelangelo and other Renaissance artists is stunning and the atmosphere, whether religious or not is unbelievable. We pre-booked prior to leaving home and were allocated to our excellent guide without any queuing....... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon visiting the biggest church in the world it was truly amazing, like most things in rome they took your breath away, highly recommended even if it is just to go take selfies in st peters square! (which is free to enter)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Let's begin by thinking about how to get inside. Many reviewers refer to the huge queues leading to security. The first thing to remember is that although the Portico of the Basilica looks a long way away, the security booths are actually within the colonnade so are not as long as they look at first glance. If you join the... More 

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We didn't do the interior tour because all the reviews and everyone we know who's been made it sound slightly hellish as a visitor experience. The hoardes of people in stationary queues outside confirmed it was the right decision for us, and we much preferred taking in the external architecture and square.

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Visit the door of mercy at the heart of the Roman Catholics faith. nothing beats knowing that you are walking on the seat of power of the roman catholic faith and catching a glimpse of the pope himself.

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Well it's certainly mind blowing the magnificent splendour of it all is breathtaking, but you can't help thinking on the way around that these popes live to live the high life whilst the flock don't prosper. It is a must see but my conscious was talking to me all the way around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to visit the inside vatican city but need special invitation, you can so visit the beautiful gardens

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