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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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Highlight of our cruise!

Crowded, yes. Amazing and breath-taking, YES! Beautiful and indescribable structure. Take a guided tour, it makes the experience so worth it!

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Crowded, yes. Amazing and breath-taking, YES! Beautiful and indescribable structure. Take a guided tour, it makes the experience so worth it!

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Beausejour, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing building, walked up to the dome....lots and lots of stairs, but the view from the top was the best. Worth seeing and met some interesting people.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the basilica which is impressive but more impressive is the view of the Vatican from the basilica's dôme. The entrance to the basilica is free and the queue moves quite fast. Ladies make sure you have covered legs. We took the stairs to go to the top of the basilica and that costed us 6 euro each but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I always mesmerized the beauty of St.Peter's Basilica and the museums around the streets. Attending Sunday mass is a must if you're here coz' you had the opportunity to see the pope during Angelus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The basilica is impressive. Nothing really prepares you for the feeling you get when you step inside. It was very crowded on the day we visited. My one regret is that we didn't climb up the cupola; the dome. The line was long and we didn't have enough time. When you exit the basilica you will get a chance to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Short version: Go and see St. Peter's Basilica. Longer version: One of the best sights in Rome (I know not technically in Rome). We went all over town, and this was one of my favorite spots. We came one day for a Papal Mass, then back another day to see the Basilica. It is awesome! I am not a Catholic,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing Basilica! HUGE! They say it is the largest religious building, but I hear there is a Mosque in the middle east that is larger (not confirmed, simply hear say). You can roam around and admire the beauty inside for hours if you are not careful! Again, a must-see!

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All my life I've watched Christmas Eve Mass from Rome as a child and then later as a father. To simply be here was amazing, but the beauty of the basilica is beyond any explanation. Just unbelievable! If in Rome, you have to go here. Now when I watch the Christmas Eve mass this year, I'll be able to recognize... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thanks to our guide this place is just awesome. The stories and art associated with this architecture will make you lost in this Vatican city.. Whether you are Catholic or not or whichever religion you follow or don't follow, this place is must visit for everyone! Be ready to walk some in Rome! Most important is take skip the line... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Rome, you should also visit the Vatican City and St. Peter's Basilica. For me this was the second best attraction after the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

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