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Vatican City

Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, Italy
+39 030 72016
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Skip the Line Vatican and Sistine Chapel Small-Group or Private Tour
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The world's smallest state, center of Catholicism, and home to the Pope. The Vatican museum is known worldwide.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been visiting Rome a few years ago so obviously we couldn't miss Vatican and its museum. The museum is impressive and, as my wife said, it is the best museum in Rome :).

Thank KNEOS
Reviewed 2 days ago

Must visit when in Rome! A lot of walking to see all the museums. Give yourself plenty of time. May want to have guided tour. We were on our own and it's hard to understand some of the things we were seeing. Beautiful place and...More

Thank Gina N
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Vatican on Wednesday for the audience with the Pope. We had no tickets and none were available. We arrived at 8 fully expecting to get shut out. To our joy, we got in (long lines at security, but they moved quickly),...More

Thank WilliyD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As many others have mentioned go very early and you will still be overwhelmed with crowds that get only. Suite throughout the day. We hired a guide and glad we did as it helped but it still was a lot to navigate.

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to Rome, Italy June 7th for my birthday and visited the Vatican with some friends. I am not a religious person, but the sculptures and artistry was very beautiful. It is definitely a must see if you go to Rome. There is a...More

Thank stewartds882016
Reviewed 3 days ago

When in Rome, make sure to visit the Vatican city .You could book a tour of this place online which is very informative and interesting .Make sure to wear good walking shoes as there would be a lot of walking involved. happy touring :)

Thank Avantika g
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on a Sunday Afternoon, it was packed. We Q for an hour under hot sun. Had to go through security before going into the cathedral. Only 2Security counter were opened. Later another counter was opened, people rushed into it. There was no official security...More

Thank Alice K
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are into history, architecture, religion or just plain curious, then visit the Vatican City. One thing for sure you will be pleasantly surprised, and you will also be shocked as to how small the city actually is. Obviously there are many tourist there,...More

Thank PJHADLOW
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the Vatican City yesterday with a skip the line tour guide experience we booked through Trip Advisor/Viator - we had an excellent tour guide Hillaria who was very friendly, extremely knowledgeable and a lovely person she made the trip full of interesting facts,...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 4 days ago

You just must go and look at the buildings and then enjoy the religious feeling that is in the square. I am not a great church goer, but once in the City you just feel the magic of the surroundings. A must see in Rome.

Thank 79geraldb
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Celeste G
How much is it to visit St.Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel, and Vatican Garden all together? Where should we buy tickets in advance?
14 May 2017|
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Response from jzlh | Reviewed this property |
St Peter's is no charge. The other two are bundled together. We went with one of the representatives walking around on our way there - by the bridge. I will try to look up the travel company we used. We had bought tickets... More
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Gaja
Google shows many agents offering "Skip the Line" for a visit to St Peter's Basilica. I have read that there is no entrance fee to St Peter's. Do these "Skip the Line" options get you through the security check quicker? Or am I wasting my money? Thanks Gaja
1 May 2017|
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Response from Deby C | Reviewed this property |
The "Skip the Line" means you go in with a tour guide. They purchase the tickets and get you thru the doors quickly - but you still have to wait in line for security. It moves pretty fast. They can help you bypass the... More
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jacquibates26
I am thinking of booking a guided tour including Sistine chapel Vatican museums and St. Peter's basilica and the duration states 3 hours. However all write ups I've read seem to suggest you'd be hard pushed to do them in a day. Can anyone explain this discrepancy please?
27 April 2017|
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Response from nestysiregar | Reviewed this property |
the things that need to be concern is the queue line. the rest of it would be fine.
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