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Vatican Museums

Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Fast Track admission
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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Fast Track admission
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a great tour experience. Our tour guide was really good and making us feel comfy despite of crowded people, the heat and lots of walking. So whenever you are planning to get a tour guide around Rome, Like Vatican Museums and Sintine Chapel,...More

Thank Bella B
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Reviewed yesterday

If you came all the way to Rome, you have to visit the Vatican. Doesn't matter if you are Catholic or even if you are religious, this place is full of art. It is not to be missed. St. Peter's is spectacular and of course...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed yesterday

Buy tickets online, skip the huge queues and enter into an historic world! Spent a whole morning, worth seeing all the rooms and wonderful frescos, paintings, sculptures and other forms of art.

Thank MJoao65
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You must prebook and a long time in advance too if going at peak time as it’s very, very, very busy. You don’t need to go as part of a tour, just go the official website and book a date and time slot. You can...More

Thank EstherHosking
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So we went on the tour similar to one we did at the coliseum and it was, good. I pause and want to give emphasis that this is fast paced and it will be crowded. Even that is being kind. Felt like I was being...More

Thank Craig S
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Reviewed yesterday

we were fortunate enough to be in rome on a summer friday, which is luckily the best time to go to the vatican. otherwise, it's just too hot and crowded and not fun. when we went, it was pretty empty and that made it so...More

Thank joedirte12
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very popular venue which is worth every Euro. Buy your ticket in advance to avoid the longest queues I have ever seen as well as avoid the many street sellers of tickets which were more expensive than we bought at our hotel. If you...More

Thank MartyDW
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My recommendation is book on an early morning trip or a skip the line as the queue to get in otherwise is very long. Everyone makes a bee line for the Sistine Chapel but I really liked the Geography Hall and the carriage museum. The...More

Thank ScotsmanabroadKMB
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Reviewed yesterday

Vatican Museums This place is great and many say it's one of the best museums in Italy if not the world. So, given that, I think it makes sense to prep! The museum is jam packed with masterpieces (and people). One could spend days here....More

Thank JosephMcGhee
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In summer months don't bake waiting outside. It is hot enough and mostly not ventilated inside. Take water. This shows you how popes accumulated wealth. Do not miss. Michelangelo Art is spectacular.

Thank max b
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46Anita
August 20, 2018|
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Response from 2801DI | Reviewed this property |
Waiting and haggling is ok but the queues in the non advance queue are huge, so for the few pounds more do it before you travel. I was there in June, the temperature was in the 30s in full sun and people were still in the... More
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Ralph R
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Sean H | Reviewed this property |
At the start there is a sign for the ‘quick route’ to Sistine chapel. Takes around an hour....maybe less. You’ll still see hundreds of works of art.
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gazraz1711
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Little Jenny | Reviewed this property |
The chapel is the last place you go to and it is a one way walkaround, I would think it will be fine early morning in October. The main problem we had was the stifling heat!
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