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Tomba di Giovanni Paolo II

Piazza San Pietro | Basilica di San Pietro, 00193 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 1840
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Beautiful

This place is peaceful, get in and say a little prayer. Este lugar es de paz, bonito ingresar y... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Geovanny B
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Santa Marta, Colombia
A public resting place

On the ground floor of St Peter’s Basilica is the crypt where there are tombs of previous... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
PrestonGuild
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United Kingdom
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Piazza San Pietro | Basilica di San Pietro, 00193 Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This place is peaceful, get in and say a little prayer. Este lugar es de paz, bonito ingresar y rezar.

Thank Geovanny B
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

On the ground floor of St Peter’s Basilica is the crypt where there are tombs of previous popes. The tomb of John Paul II is in a glass coffin and after his canonisation were transferred to his present resting place. I presume it is important...More

Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Pope St John Paul II's papacy lasted for more than two and a half decades and his final resting place is extremely fitting for the millions of pilgrims who pay respect and pray at his tomb. It is very busy inside St Peters itself, but...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

When you go inside the church you can feel that amazing feeling. It is a huge area that causes you overawe.

Thank nefelebianco
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The tomb of Pope John Paul II now lies on the ground floor of St Peter’s Basilica following his recent canonisation. It gets busy around the tomb where you can stop and pray. Given that he was the second longest serving pope of all time...More

Thank Kavo85
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Visitors, pilgrims, tourists need to respect the former pope and to leave his grave in peace. They need to venerate God and not to walk around graves under the church with their cameras.

1  Thank Miha P
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We grew up with this pope, a kind and warm man, a very humbling experience to see his tomb. A simple tomb, that pays tribute to a wonderful person.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The final resting place of Pope Giovanni Paolo II is below the Basilica, reached by stairs. It is a beautiful tribute and memorial to his legacy.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Once inside St. Peter's church you can go downstairs to visit a series of rooms that hold the burial tombs of past popes

Thank a24681359
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Every Christian should pay his respects in front of the tomb of the Pope of our times. To find his resting place and Chapel, when entering the Basilica turn right, you'll see glass fenced Michelangelo's Pieta. The John Paul's Chapel and tomb is the next...More

Thank B1714D
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