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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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Historical and majestic place

Majestic place with great history. Well managed and well coordinated for tourists. Good facilities and guidance.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Majestic place with great history. Well managed and well coordinated for tourists. Good facilities and guidance.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Did not go inside as the queues were very long. However it is still worth visiting to admire the architecture. The location is a short walk from The Vatican.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I can't believe the workmanship to make this truly stunning place . It is so beautiful and peaceful. I have never seen anything so amazing. Everyone must visit these at least once in your life.

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Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely architectural monument and one of the most famous landmarks in Rome. But it is better to visit it early in the morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

WOW! I am sure these reviews will all start to sound the same soon, as I struggle to see how anyone wouldn't enjoy St. Peter's Basilica, and this coming from someone who isn't at all religious. It is an immense building with perhaps some of the best architecture structures in the world. Simply stunning. I visited this attraction with my... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Long queue around the square at 3pm took 1+ hour so better to go early and then Vatican! Must climb up the steps to the top of the Basilica, a great view inside and out. Get to touch the mosaics inside the dome

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The church is free to enter and you can pay a further €8 to visit the Cupola (Dome) both queues are the same We waited around an hour to get in due to security screening but it was well worth the wait. It's best to go very early and around 4pm when it gets quiter The church is beautiful with... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

big edifice,but cold in the same time..it's a place to be seen in order to know the difference between catholic and orthodox christianity..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The most impressive basilica I've ever seen in aspects of outer and inner architecture , size, richness and the amount of the tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful, private tour, and were thrilled to avoid all the lines! We met our main tourist company contact next to the Vatican Post Office, and they escorted us through the shortest security line and into the Basilica. We then were handed over to our Tour guide, Lily Medina, who was excellent! She knew every detail of St... More 

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