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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+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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A must see for ALL

Religious or not, every human being on the face of this planet should want to see this place for themselves. There aren't words and no picture will ever do it any justice. Simply... read more

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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Religious or not, every human being on the face of this planet should want to see this place for themselves. There aren't words and no picture will ever do it any justice. Simply breathtaking and unbelievable.

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Morden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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You cant come to Rome and not pay a visit here. The place is beautiful. The only problem is the lack of respect most tourists seem to have - there are signs everywhere saying no phones or cameras but everyone ignores this and takes pictures and selfies whilst talking loudly. It would be better if there were guards making sure... More 

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Paris, France
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free. about 1h of queue. So this basilica is huge, imposing, ostentatious. It is a must see because it is the only structure that has survived from the early days, not just as a ruin but as is. You will find there the same ceilings you saw in the Forum, but full and painted. You will admire colums stolen on... More 

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St Peter's Basilica is very impressive, it's huge, and the level of detail is astounding! So many people are put off visiting by the queues so here is my top tip, get there before 8:30am and the queue is tiny (5 mins), arrive after 9am and the queue extends right around the square. We got an audio guide which I... More 

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If you go up to the coupola please thinking out it has a 600 stairs. Not too easy. The vaticano is a very good experience.

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Look up at the dome and marvellous balachin altar canopy by Bernini and be amazed. Look down at the floors with coloured marbles. Sit in a side chapel to meditate and drink it aIl in, it is truly amazing!

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Weston, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
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This is just the headquarters for Catholicism, really beautiful and magnificent!! It was built between 1506 to 1626, it was built on the site where Old St. Peter's Basilica was. In 1505 Pope Julius II made a decision to demolish the ancient basilica (Old St. Peter's Basilica ) and replace it with the new monumental structure. This began under the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Be prepared to queue for 20 or so minutes before 9am, any later and you could be queueing for anything up to 90 minutes. Ignore the tour guides advising to take their skip the line tours as it is free entrance. This is an amazing church with statues and paintings throughout. You can also get into the crypts through the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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The most incredibal place i have ever seen. i dont know how to say. U only can feel peace inside there. no matter how long u need to wait, dont miss it. Truly, anytime u want to go, u need to wait for sure. after raining I went there on Sunday afternoon. Luckily, I just waited half hour. Otherwise, one... More 

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Amazing intricate design all over from the floor, the walls and to the ceiling. There is not 1 spot that does not have a design. Make sure to see the pieta when in there.

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