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Address: Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: 03072016
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The world's smallest state, center of Catholicism, and home to the Pope....

The world's smallest state, center of Catholicism, and home to the Pope. The Vatican museum is known worldwide.

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$44*
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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation
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$43*
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Skip the Line Vatican and Sistine Chapel Semi Private or Private Tour
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$84*
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Skip the Line: Vatican Experience Tour

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So spiritual

If you travel to Rome, do not forget to visit the smallest independent state in the world, yet the most spiritual spot. Visit this place in the earlier morning if you don't want... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you travel to Rome, do not forget to visit the smallest independent state in the world, yet the most spiritual spot. Visit this place in the earlier morning if you don't want to be stuck in a huge lines of humans. ;)

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is incredible. An amazing day out and there's so much to learn and take in. If you're visiting Rome, whether you're religious or not (I am not and still thoroughly recommend it) this is an absolute must. The only downside is it's near impossible to take everything in! The Sistine Chapel was a big highlight.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of of amazing statues, paintings, gardens, stories told by our tour guide were interesting and made the visit. so I would definitely recommend a guided tour!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was actually a bit over churches from my other tours but the Vaticab really is a must. Climbing to the top of the dome/cupola is great, but not unless you are reasonably fit. Good climb but very worth it. Views over Rome excellent.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you do one thing when visiting Vatican city... skip the lines to get in and mail yourself a postcard from the smallest city in the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you visit Vatican City yo will need spend 3-4 hours or maybe more depending on your pace and what you want to see. There're several things to see within the Vatican Cit, the Vatican Museums, the Basilica of St Peter, walk through the dome, the post office, St Peter's square the Papal Tombs and other sites. I recommend to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's just one of those things that you've got to see if you're there. You can spend time outside in the Vatican City plaza and people-watch, buy souvenirs from vendors and see more priests and nuns than you've probably ever seen in your life or you can go inside on a tour through the Vatican itself. I liked going through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't imagine coming to Rome and not visiting the Vatican. The place is packed with tourists from all around the world. Security is set up in every corner. You can go into the basilica and the popes' graves for free but all the other places are need a ticket. If you go into the basilica make sure you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We traveled with 2 teens and had the best time. Tours were fantastic. On time. Exciting. And hidden with all kinds of interesting a facts. Elaine puts her heart into her tours and really takes care of her guests. We were so happy to see that she was our guide for our Flavian Amphitheater tour as well (Elaine we remembered!).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must to visit - allow a good 2-3 hours to get the most out of your visit. The architecture, artefacts and history are just amazing. A beautiful place to visit. But your tickets on line before you visit - this will allow you to jump the sometimes very long lines!

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