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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6988 3731
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Arguably one of the finest Cathedrals in the entire world, St. Peter's is...

Arguably one of the finest Cathedrals in the entire world, St. Peter's is the spiritual center of the Vatican and the product of many of Italy's great Renaissance's architects, among them Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo.

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Really cool experience. I am glad I was able to take my family to see this. Way bigger than I thought it would be. If you are religious, this could easily be a day within itself.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really cool experience. I am glad I was able to take my family to see this. Way bigger than I thought it would be. If you are religious, this could easily be a day within itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't say you've been to Rome if you haven't had access to the Basilica! It's where the Pope lives, it's full of history and beautiful Reneissance work! Literally all the other Popes are buried there... A masterpiece, really! We were also lucky enough to see it lit up at night :) Remember to dress appropriately as it's the head... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited St Peters basilica last Sunday after our day inside the Vatican . The exterior piazza provides a breathtaking view of the cathedral and the structures around it . The queues on Sunday prevented us from entering the cathedral !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was most disheartened when I showed up at midday and saw a queue that looked at least 2 hours long! Much to my surprise, when I wandered back past at 17.15 the queue was very short and there was still 45min before official closing. The later entry was ideal for me. There is no entrance fee (unless you pay... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was breathtaking! We're still in awe with the paintings and feeling you get just being there. We did a Saturday morning advance ticket tour (busiest day and time) and the amount of people herded through...no words can describe it. Go later in the day or evening!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great place, full of history and art! Desire the obvious great places have a look at the Vatican Grottoes!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We waited for almost 1 hour before we cleared the security to enter the Basilica, thanks to some annoying tourists in front of us who stubbornly refused to remove their nail clippers from the bags even after being told to do so and who were trying to cut queues. But it was worth the wait: the inside of the Basilica... More 

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Huge place, amazing artworks and architecture. There was singing of priests (?) while we were there and it sounded marvelous. This was the worst line we have experienced in Rome because of the security checks. Maybe because it was a Wednesday so there was a mass in the morning so it was closed. Be prepared to be pushed and push... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history and the art is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. Even if you are not Catholic or Christian, it is wonderful. If you can do it, climb to the top of the dome and look at the gardens. You will never forget it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had never been. We are not in the slightest religious but you still need to see this place. Only jarring thing was the pure opulence of this palace with the beggars outside. I might be naive but you wonder if they could do more.

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