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Apolistic Palace

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An amazing place , security is high, bags are scanned on entry. Many policeman are seen in groups... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Geraldine J
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Hawkhurst, England, United Kingdom
Palace in Vatican City

This is the official residence of the Pope. Located next to St. Piotr Basilica, Sistine Chapel and... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
kiltmaker2
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Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is the official residence of the Pope. It is also known as Papal Palace. Just like the whole of the Vatican complex this is also beautiful. Cannot miss this.

Thank shaishavv
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The is the official residence of the previous Popes, as the current Pope lives in a modest guest house. The Palace was built nearly 600 years age and was damaged many times throughout the years. A very complex structure that also includes a library, museum...More

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed February 28, 2018

An amazing place , security is high, bags are scanned on entry. Many policeman are seen in groups and only there for public protection.

Thank Geraldine J
Reviewed February 15, 2018

A simply nice place like other places in the beautiful city of Vatican. Must visit while visiting Rome and the city of Vatican.

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed February 7, 2018

This is the official residence of the Pope. Located next to St. Piotr Basilica, Sistine Chapel and St. Piotr Square

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The Apolistic Palace is the Pope's Palace in the Vatican. It is the apartments where the Pope typically has lived.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed November 7, 2017

another lovely building with a water feature, appreciate Rome for what it is, Europe has some amazing sites.

Thank Dave1018
Reviewed October 4, 2017

A huge palace for the Pope...but the current Pope does not reside in the palace as he is much more frugal and stays at another location of much less grandeur.

Thank DavidB19922014
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is the area of the papal apartments where over the years many popes have lived and died but don't look for Pope Francis here. He lives in a much simpler place.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Since we have not seen this building from the inside, it's hard to say anything more about it than the famous balcony (which is not really a balcony but one of the big windows facing St. Peter's Square and where the pope sometimes speaks). Just...More

Thank Thomas J
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