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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+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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This church what can be said amazing. Absolutely beautiful so much to see. The 551 stairs to the top of the dome is worth it for the views, you can go by lift which is 8 euros but... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This church what can be said amazing. Absolutely beautiful so much to see. The 551 stairs to the top of the dome is worth it for the views, you can go by lift which is 8 euros but doesn't take you right to the top or take the stairs which is 6 euros but take your time 😲either way it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

There are some iconic spots one has to see in their lifetime and this is one of them. One does not need to be catholic to appreciate the significance of this place.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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We visited here for the first time and couldn't believe how beautiful and awe inspiring it was. We are not overall very religious people but this was really something else. The queue at first looked to be going on forever but it soon went down. It is free to get into unless you wish to walk the 551 steps up... More 

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New York City, New York
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Honestly the most beautiful Basilica in the world. Make sure you see it at night. Also walking distance to the Castle.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Sooo amazing and gorgeous. I LOVE prehistoric sites so this was certainly one of my favorites. This was the first place we decided to go and it certainly did not disappoint. There is so much detail here and it's so much to take in at once so we came back again to see it.

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Vastness... a brilliant spot. I would GET THERE EARLY or book online. It is free but the lines by 10 am were insane ... 2 hours wait . I had a 15 minute wait at 8:30 in march. Can't imagine in the summer The done was NOT worth it as you could not go outside . You also are now... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's big, beautiful and full of works of art and can be a spiritually moving if you take the time to reflect. The lines moved quickly, as there was no way to shorten our entry in after visiting the Vatican Museum. We were fortunate to attend mass here just because we asked when we noticed people being allowed on the... More 

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The interior is mindboggling in its artworks and immense structures. We were able to spend a good two hours within the Basilica and I don't think we saw everything even after that time. There is so much to take in we shall have to return again one day soon. The only downside is that there were very long queues to... More 

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As part of the Vatican City tour - we visited this place at the last. This is a grand place and I can imagine how busy it could be when the Pope is out :)

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You must visit even if it's only to see the mark that shows that St Patrick's Cathedral can fit in here twice. The art work, the altars, the dome it's overwhelming but go, see for yourself.

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