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Things to do in Vatican City

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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: The most beautiful work inside St. Peter's Cathedral is Michelangelo's famous La Pietà, considered by many to be the most... more » Owner description: The most beautiful work inside St. Peter's Cathedral is Michelangelo's famous La Pietà, considered by many to be the most moving piece of sculpture ever created. « less
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Ranked #2 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural

Basilica of St. Peter  Basilica di San Pietro  St. Peter’s Square.   Transport:  Take Linea A (red line) toward Battistini and exit at Ottaviano-S. Pietro. Walk south on Via... more »

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Ranked #3 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Museums
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Ranked #5 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This grand and magnificent square has retained its classical beauty and serves as the place from which the masses receive the... more » Owner description: This grand and magnificent square has retained its classical beauty and serves as the place from which the masses receive the Pope's weekly blessing. « less
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Ranked #6 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: When Pius XII ordered a thorough excavation of the area under the High Altar in St. Peter's Basilica, twisting stone passages... more » Owner description: When Pius XII ordered a thorough excavation of the area under the High Altar in St. Peter's Basilica, twisting stone passages were found leading to an ancient Roman necropolis, which contained chambers 10- to 15-feet wide with preserved frescoes and mosaics. « less
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Ranked #7 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #8 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #9 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks
The world's smallest state, center of Catholicism, and home to the Pope. The Vatican museum is known worldwide.
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Ranked #10 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
In St. Peter's Chapel of the Sacrament is where Bernini's monument to Alexander VII is located.
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Ranked #12 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural

2008 Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Protocol: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Hours: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Mon-Sat) with the last exit at 6 PM.  The public may enter at any... more »

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Ranked #13 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Art Museums; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums

Vatican Tour If you are heading to the Vatican City this year, you might consider hopping on a guided tour.  Of course, visitors are not required to be part of a tour but the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Ranked #17 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Religious Sites; Specialty Museums; Museums
Beneath the main floor of St. Peter's Basilica are the tombs of several popes and saints.
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Ranked #18 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Museums
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Ranked #19 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The Porta Santa, or Holy Door, was only opened by the Pope for Holy Year celebrations and closed at the end of 2000, and will... more » Owner description: The Porta Santa, or Holy Door, was only opened by the Pope for Holy Year celebrations and closed at the end of 2000, and will remain sealed until 2025. « less
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Ranked #20 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Ranked #21 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Cultural
Owner description: This masterpiece shows St. Peter sitting bearded and dressed as a philosopher, with his left hand carrying keys, the right... more » Owner description: This masterpiece shows St. Peter sitting bearded and dressed as a philosopher, with his left hand carrying keys, the right hand being raised in blessing. « less
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Ranked #22 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Ranked #23 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Ranked #24 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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Ranked #25 of 25 attractions in Vatican City
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