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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 07:00 - 18:30
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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No Wait Access: St Peter's Basilica with Audio Guide
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USD 38.00*
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Priority line: St Peter's Cupola Walking Tour
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums with St Peter’s, Sistine Chapel and Small-Group...

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Vatican City is a great trip, and there is a lot to do. The view from the top of St. Peter's is incredible. Definitely worth going to the top!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Vatican City is a great trip, and there is a lot to do. The view from the top of St. Peter's is incredible. Definitely worth going to the top!

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Laredo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very inspirational and breathtaking. It took us like two ours to go through security and the line was long to get to the Holy Door since it was the last day it was open and a few hours before closing of the door but it was worth the waiting. When we went through the Holy Door it was like cleansing... More 

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You can't leave Rome without stopping here. However, when you go, go with a tour and a tour that offers skip the line as the lines are out of the world long. If you've got a tour though you get more Information and no line. Enjoy!

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Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Be careful of the "tour guides" outside of the Vatican City.... They take you down strange side streets and promise shorter lines and personalized tours... We followed one and all we were given was grief and an expensive tour option. We recommend waiting out the line and doing your own tour. What an incredible journey and I wish we had... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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We went with audio tour and found it to be very dry. If we were to do it again we would go with a live guide. Not sure of the cost for a live guide though. After the audio guide experience we likely would choose to simply walk about enjoying the many works of art if we were to do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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A great experience visiting this most holy place. Make sure you get there early to miss the crowds. Don't forget to look in the crypt. The altar is magnificent somewhat spoilt by people taking Selfies

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As churches go this must be the best in the world. Its history, importance and size make it a totally awe inspiring experience. Simply incredible. A must see. Words cannot fully describe the beauty and size of the interior. So much to see and admire. Simply incredible.

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Chelmsford, MA
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This is a massive Basilica that is on the must do list while in Rome. It is a beautiful building with lots of history and grandeur. Seeing it in person, after having seen it on TV for Midnight Mass over the years was great. While it is packed at all times, it's surprisingly large and can accommodate all of the... More 

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Stunning. There is so much to see so alt yourself enough time to wander around and take in all of the splendor.

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Was worth our whole trip to Rome just for the Basilica. Absolutely stunning and awe inspiring. How anyone can give less than 5 stars is unbelievable. Especially when free to enter. We did however pay the small fee to go up to the dome. Utterly worth doing as the views both into the basilica and the views of the city... More 

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