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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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It was our second day in Rome and we were very enthusiastic about the Vatican city. First of all its a great place and very beautifully designed and the history behind it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It was our second day in Rome and we were very enthusiastic about the Vatican city. First of all its a great place and very beautifully designed and the history behind it is epic.We took a guide and spent more than 4 hours going through the museums, the Sistine chapel and finally the church. Here's the catch if you don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Visit was in included in a trip to Vatican Gardens and Sistine chapel. Just amazing felt at times that it was so crowded not able to enjoy fully. Would recommend booking in advance with your guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We booked tickets for 11am and after joining a short queue we entered the museum very quickly. We were self guided so could take our time lingering over the paintings that interested us the most. It took almost 4 hours and even then we missed out the stamps and coins as these held no interest for us.There was so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was my fourth time through the Vatican Museum in the last 5 years, and I'm happy to say that each time I was able to experience different parts of the museum. This time I actually saw far more than in the past, possibly a function of some construction scaffolding. Definitely purchase in advance, and to avoid big crowds do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Guided tour of Vatican Museum with City Wonders. Our guide was excellent, she knew about the art and communicated effectively so that all members of the group understood. The Museum is excellent, and the climb to the top of the Vatican Bell Tower was amazing after the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Try to book your tickets as soon as you possibly can to avoid queuing on the day and choose an early time to beat the crowds; it's also an idea to book the ticket that includes entrance to St Peter's Basilica to avoid the queues in the square. The museum gets very busy and the tour groups can be quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Unusually, I do agree with the vast majority of what's been written here whatever the star rating. However, taking other issues aside, the exhibits really deserve a 6 not 5 stars. The whole place is absolutely packed with artwork treasures and history and is simply incredible and should not be missed. There's no Christian or Roman Catholic slant to it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a stop that you can not miss on your holiday to Rome. Just make sure that you book your tickets in advance. I read all the reviews about buying early to avoid the lines. We went at 2pm hoping for less people. There were still a lot of people in the ticket line, but we walked right past... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If virtue, modesty and humility are values proned by the Catholic church, you won't see any evidence of this in the Vatican museums. Most people seem to head directly to the Sistine Chapel but don't miss the Pinacoteca where you can see the Transfiguration, which is believed to be Raphael last painting. Buy your tickets online to avoir interminable queues.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Firstly this place has some amazing exhibits and is worth visiting. We booked a skip the line tour with an official guide including Sistine Chapel . The tour took over 2 hours 30 minutes and she was very informative but so quick we had very little time to explore and once the tour is over you are outside the museum... 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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