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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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Must see Church

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A phenomenal basilica in the heart of the Vatican. If you're reading this then you probably don't need any details about why it's worth a visit...it is everything you imagine it would be and an absolutely phenomenal experience. So, just some tips to get the most from your visit. 1) Buy an Omnia Card online before you travel. You get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This review goes without saying. This is the Lord's church. This is the spot. It is the most special place on earth. It will take a lifetime to take it all in. That being said, a few tips: We traveled in February. It was a goal to see the Pope at noon on Sunday morning. The hotel told us to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Words cannot describe St. Peter's Basilica. This was my fifth visit and I'm still in awe. It's scale is so vast that one cannot easily capture it with a camera. Artwork, altars, sculpture and architectural style abound. It is a grand place filled with history and priceless art. And plenty of dead bodies buried in glass tombs too, if you're... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see if in Rome. Extremely pretty and a lot bigger inside than you think. Didn't prebook and didn't need to, there was a long queue however it goes down quite quickly.

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