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Address: Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 69884676
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: With more than five miles of corridors, this vast complex of museums...
With more than five miles of corridors, this vast complex of museums chronicles the history and accomplishments of mankind over the last 2000 years, featuring classic masterpieces such as Rodin's "Thinker" and the Sistine Chapel.
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Amazing Art & History

The Vatican Museum contains amazing art and items that belonged to former Popes. If you are into the history of the catholic church it is a MUST see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Vatican Museum contains amazing art and items that belonged to former Popes. If you are into the history of the catholic church it is a MUST see.

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Colfax
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went July 4 and it was very busy, hot and crowded. Thankfully we booked our tickets online and literally walked past thousands of people to get in. We did NOT have to wait in line to get in. We did wait in a lot of lines after we got on. The Cistine Chapel was a bit disappointing because you... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very impressive, the crowds are huge. The touts begin to get very annoying and confuse you as where you need to go and who you need to see, don't talk to them is the best advice I can give.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I've been to the Museum at the Vatican twice now and plan a third over the next year. What brings me back, the pure beauty of the architecture inside coupled with the amazing artefacts and paintings. This truly is an awe aspiring place to visit, and is a must on any bucket list. The museum is a little difficult to... More 

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Laval, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

If you want to go there for the Raphael paintings and the Sixtine Chapel, just forget it. You wont be able to see and appreciate the artworks. I would have expected that such an institution would respect the basics norms of security, but it doesn't. You just get pushed forward with people all around. It was suffocating. And when it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit, very interesting. Who could come to Rome and not visit the Sistine Chapel? 4 stars because it is so crowded you feel like a sheep being pushed into a pen. It is not possible to stop and appreciate the art really. There is also hardly any water fountains (we saw 2 on our 3 hour visit)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

While it was very crowded, the tapestries and the Sistine Chapel were beautiful and stirring. I would not have missed this visit for anthing.

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Phila, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The museum was very very crowded, but most were going to the main attractions. The museum is actually quite large and contains a beautiful array of artifacts culminating with the Sistine Chapel. It seemed in the mid afternoon there was barely any line as the tour groups already went through. I waited about 15 min in the regular admission line.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This was probably the worst attraction that we have ever been to. It is expensive and WAYYY over crowded. Very few places have air conditioning. For long periods you are crammed into hallways trying to get to the Sistine Chapel and only have one way through. No exits, thousands of people all treated like sardines. A SERIOUS FIRE HAZARD -... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I'm not prone to hyperbole... this was the worst museum experience that I've ever had, and I've been to many museums all over the world. As soon as you emerge from the underground transit line near the Vatican, you're accosted by hundreds (probably thousands) of ticket touts of every possible age and nationality, both men and women. None of them... More 

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Address: Address: Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 69884676
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Vatican City

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