It's a very massive square. You can walk around or rest after the long lines and crowds. You get to see all of st. Peter's basilica and shoot nice pictures
About St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro)
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It is literally just that. An open space where people gather. There are much prettier piazzas to see in Rome.
Huge square with 140 columns and great architecture. If you're going inside the St. Peter's Basilica, just prebook your tickets online. The queue to buy tickets onsite was a nightmarishly-long line. The line is on the right side. You can see where the Pope lives...More
Very impressive, good to see it for myself, to appreciate the sheer size! We were queuing to enter St. Peter's Basilica. Even though it was extremely hot, it was a beautiful place to queue! Great photo opportunity.
The Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel was wonderful experience for the whole family. I had to purchase tickets twice on line through the this website and then an onsite tourism company. The online site from tripadvisor would not assist me due to being late on...More
Due to the increased security and the fact that only 3 gates were in operation we enjoyed the view for 45 minutes. Bring something to drink or buy cold water from the vendors who walk along the que. It can be quite hot in the...More