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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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A wonderful experience no matter what your religion it is breathtaking. Go down to the crypt to St Peter's tomb. Ladies.. no shorts or short skirts so bring a large scarf you can... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A wonderful experience no matter what your religion it is breathtaking. Go down to the crypt to St Peter's tomb. Ladies.. no shorts or short skirts so bring a large scarf you can wrap around like a skirt. There is a decency code

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One of the most beautiful cathedrals I've seen. Loaded with sculpture by Michaelangelo. The marble is gorgeous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the perfect sight for all those visiting Rome and The Vatican. I am not Catholic, but that does not deter you from how magnificent this place is. We came as a special tour and entered the Vatican area before 8am well before the crowds. This gave us plenty of time to explore, learn and take in the Basilica.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's difficult to not be impressed by St. Peter's Basilica, the size of the building and all the beautiful paintings and statues. Personally, I was, however, not moved by this basilica. It's like a huge museum with a lot of items on display. To me it had very little to do with religion (despite the fact that I am not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got tickets to the Papal Mass and got to enjoy St Peters and the mass. Beautiful. The line to get in was 3 hours long.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is big, like really big. Just take your time and walk around. Poke around corners, look at the frescoes. Take it all in.

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It's perfect for any family regardless of religion. It is extremely difficult to get into and takes some patience. The lines are almost always long but it's worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Words can not describe the feeling i had when i visited this Basilica. Stunning view from above, so much culture and so many thigs to do! Amazing!

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Its really amazing what happens when the greatest masters of specific art have the chance to collaborate together on the same piece of art. This exactly is the case with the St. Peter Basilica in which really amazing artists such as Michelangelo, Bernini and Raphael have put so much. To be honest, I can't imagine how this masterpiece of architecture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All I can say is... WOW. I've been to many of the great cathedrals all over Europe, but St. Peter's takes the cake. It is awesome in scope -- simply mind blowing. The cavernous architecture, incredible artwork, and ancient historical relevance should not be missed. Michaelangelo's "Pieta" alone is worth the visit. Granted, I'm more of a fan of the... More 

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