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Vatican Gardens

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Viale Vaticano | presso Musei Vaticani, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 3145
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed. As garden loving Brits with so many gorgeous gardens on our doorstep this was a a waste of time & money. The gardens are nothing special and the bits you would like to see more of, such as the Italian garden,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another part of the beauty that is all over Vatican City. I wish that our tour group had some time to stroll the gardens!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very glad we toured the Papal Gardens. There is a lot to see and learn there & besides it is very peaceful - especially since there weren't crowds of people there. Well worth a visit.

Thank June P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vatican Gardens are private gardens of the Pope, and is possible to be visited in guided tours. Because there are some restrictions about the number of visitors, it's preferably to buy tickets online. My advise is to buy a combined ticket for Vatican Gardens and...More

Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Vatican gardens are very beautiful and quiet, you get to see amazing views of Saint Peter’s Basilica. This is a must in your visit to the Vatican.

Thank VictoriaFG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In view of the limited time on our tour of the Vatican, we were only able to see these lovely gardens from Contile della Pigna. If we ever able to visit the Vatican again, we will spend time in these gardens, which from overhead look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a tour in a bus in this garden. The garden was nice. Kind of had to wait in a crowded area with no seating to get into the pre-booked tour. But still, it was a good experience. This garden shows the lavish lifestyle...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A guided tour of the Vatican gardens is an excellent way to start exploring the Vatican museums. The gardens themselves are delightful with many interesting features and surprises including delightful fountains, buildings old and new, exotic plants and trees, statues, a railway station and some...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walking tour of the Vatican Gardens was most interesting, lovely and peaceful except for the flock of parrots that seem to caw forever when you come upon them in one particular area. Oh well...they are annoying beyond belief and non indigenous but pretty. The...More

Thank Peter2Sudbury
Reviewed 11 October 2018

A two-hour guided tour is worth it for the quiet and solace that the gardens provide- quiet almost impossible to find anywhere else in Rome or in Vatican City. The gardens are not very beautiful, but they are impressive nonetheless, and the views of the...More

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4 October 2018|
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Response from Dave_Kippax | Reviewed this property |
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25 August 2018|
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Response from ChocL8ThundAa | Reviewed this property |
We used the omnia card and were advised to meet outside the office. Be warned its a pretty long walk to the tour with group. Something they forget to mention lol
8 June 2018|
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Response from Speysider59 | Reviewed this property |
I just booked a guided Vatican Gardens Tour directly from the Vatican website and walked through the museum at our own pace by ourselves, as the Vatican Gardens Tour included free entry to the Vatican Museums valid only the... More