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St. Peter's Basilica

Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 3731
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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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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful church” (256 reviews)
“peter's basilica” (996 reviews)
“sheer size” (192 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+39 06 6988 3731
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"beautiful church"
in 256 reviews
"peter's basilica"
in 996 reviews
"sheer size"
in 192 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 416 reviews
"security check"
in 183 reviews
"worth the wait"
in 208 reviews
"st peter"
in 170 reviews
"guided tour"
in 506 reviews
"dress code"
in 197 reviews
"skip the line"
in 444 reviews
"visit rome"
in 167 reviews
"long line"
in 201 reviews
"take your time"
in 214 reviews
"queue"
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"architecture"
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"pieta"
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Reviewed today via mobile

pieta is finished when michelangelo was 24 years old. how a talent is he... very impressive arts and doors inside

Thank Banu S
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Reviewed today

As the enormous, grandiose centre of the Catholic Church, St Peter's is an unequivocal 'Must See'. There are often long lines queuing for entry (which is of course free) but do not be dissuaded by these. Lines move fairly quickly, and you will not be...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most interesting place to visit in Rome. I suggest to buy tickets online with skip the line option otherwise you will lose a lot of time at the queue. Once you enter you can buy tickets (8€) to visit the cupola and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I think that St Peter's Basilica is Vatican City's crowning glory. Everything you do and see leads to St Peter's. The church itself is huge and would take at least several hours to see everything the church has to offer. Great works of art, imposing...More

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed yesterday

No trip to Rome is complete without coming to see the grandeur of St Peters Basilica in Rome. This the largest basilica in the world and the iconic symbol of the Catholic church. We used the small group tour "Capital Museum Tours" to visit this...More

Thank MandC0218
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This time it was that crowded so it was good. The inside it’s so impressive so magnificent you have no words to suscribe it.

Thank FatBabyDarcy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see in Roma. Resp. Vatican. Easy to reach with hop on hop off bus. I recommend the pink line. Is the most uncomplicated. I think. Just be carefull about the "agents" wanting to sell you a guided trip. They are everywhere an a...More

Thank tomasbilsky
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My 2nd visit to this amazing place today and again was simply speechless It pays up “skip the line” we walked straight to the security scanners others would have queued in the very hot sun for a good few hours! It’s €10 to go to...More

Thank MR19702602
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Women be advised to have a sweater to cover shoulders and knee's. They will refuse you entrance. Lots of beautiful frescos and may have a mass (and closed), check their website.

Thank Calitripgirl
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see! It was crowded when we went there, but the area is huge and there’s lots of space for everyone! Watch out for those “skip the line”. The line really isn’t bad to be honest. It’s just standing in the hot...More

Thank awjose
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Karim E
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
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Response from PSorrentoe | Reviewed this property |
Yes-first the offficial gift shop I am remembering is if you are facing St. Peter’s and it is 12 o’clock the shop is on on your left at 10 am. However you may find better prices and a multitude of choices elsewhere. I... More
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