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Address: Vatican City, Italy
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+39 06 6982
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What a great experience to visit the Curia. Thanks to a wonderful guide we were able to see everything and learn to appreciate its remarkable history which has moulded the Church... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
Barbara P
Toronto, Canada
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These are the administrative offices of the Vatican. They are not an attraction, actually, as they reside in an unremarkable part of the Vatican and include regular offices, secretaries, etc.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The Curia are the administration building of the Vatican and are of course beautiful to look at, but do not really require all that much attention.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

What a great experience to visit the Curia. Thanks to a wonderful guide we were able to see everything and learn to appreciate its remarkable history which has moulded the Church of Tome thought the ages. Be sure to visit it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Overall, event is one of a kind, free, and the only hard part is just coming early and waiting. Seatwise - line up by 6:30 am if you want a really good seat. If you want to be up close to the pope, sit at the corner or by the wall in whatever section you are in so you can... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

It's the principal shrine of the Catholic Church, built on the site of St. Peter's grave, and the greatest italian architects built this basilica. Not so long time ago, you could freely stroll around on the piazza and enter free to the basilica; but this nices times are passed, I think for ever; Now much of the square is fenced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The tour was excellent our Guide Giuliano (email: tourleaderit@yahoo.it) was very professional and knowledgeable. He had a great attitude, which made the tour more enjoyable. Highly recommend his services. Thank you.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

You pre book tickets to go see the pope give his weekly sermon. You get very close to seeing the pope. The energy is awesome. There's about 6000-10000 people from all walks of life. Well worth the money.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

This is administrative unit of the Vatican;s complex. All tourist can only do - is to watch on it from outside.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

wonderful spot-great experience. does get crowded-even more crowded when the Pope comes out to do a talk. plan ahead and know where/when to see stuff

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I have visited there at fifth.I trought that they began to electricaly libulary.In my private,I am opposite but I understand the needs with the world.If man starts to introduce computer system, he can not stop in his ways.Because people wish to need that, Pope select thier way. I would like to recommend a lot of contributions for poeple's needs.I have... More 

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