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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 06 6988 3731
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07:00 - 18:30
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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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Priority line: St Peter's Dome Interactive Audioguided Tour

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Even though we are not religious this was still a very awe inspiring visit The grandure and presence of the Vatican is well worth a visit

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Even though we are not religious this was still a very awe inspiring visit The grandure and presence of the Vatican is well worth a visit

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A bit of a queue to get through the security but we got there early to avoid having to wait too long. It is worth it as the interior of the basilica is awesome in the truest sense of the word. A lot to see so give yourself time as we didn't go up into the dome but really felt... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a guide before we left England so that we had the benefit of her expert knowledge both through the Vatican museum, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Wonderful experience. It's unmissable when visiting Rome! Highly recommend the tour with a guide.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was beautiful. Do it last in connection with the Vatican and it was the perfect ending. The ornate details are amazing. It is a definite must see and it's free!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Avoid the line when you buy a ticket with a guide. Beautiful church with magnificent paintings and murals as well as high ceilings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views if you climb the 500+ steps to the top of the dome. Highly recommend this, it was the highlight of my trip to Rome. Worth the queue.

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This is the most beautiful Church I have ever seen... We got the Audio for the kids and put our own ear phones in to share the information.. the audio was spoken in a very religious was rather than historical, for too grown up for 11&13 year olds... in fact after about 20 minutes I got board.. I think the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having first visited the Basilica on a school trip and never having forgotten the lasting impression it made I wondered how it would feel to go back too many years later. We queued for about 45 minutes to get in. A lot of that is about security which is understandable. And once through the doors it was as breathtaking as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got the express queue ticket from omnia. Saved me a lot of time. A place for quiet solitude is available for prayers. Many scammers though. One said he called the Pope and you can have tea with him. 😂

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Prebook tickets before you go as the queue is hours long. Interesting inside with audio guides available. Definitely worth a visit.

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