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VATICAN CITY

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WHAT IS VATICAN CITY FAMOUS?

Vatican City holds the title of the world’s tiniest state and is renowned as the center of Roman Catholic culture and religion. Serving as the heart of Christianity since the early 4th century, it has evolved into the permanent residence of the Pope. Inside the enchanting Vatican, there are many unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the St. Peter’s Basilica,  Sistine Chapel, and iconic Vatican Museums!

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Colosseum & Vatican Combo Ticket

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Make the most of your holiday budget and get this Vatican Pass plus Colosseum ticket, which is valid for two months. Get priority entry to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum. You will also be able to visit the Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and other top attractions in Rome.

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Vatican Museum Ticket

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With our Vatican Entry Ticket, you can easily access the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Select your preferred time slot, and enjoy exploring the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at your own pace. For a better experience, you can get an audio guide available in multiple languages.

VATICAN MUSEUMS

The Vatican Museums comprise a collection of 54 galleries and museums, including the renowned Sistine Chapel, which is situated at the end of the museums. A journey through these museums is an essential experience during your time in Rome. Step into the Museum Complex and delve into over 2,000 years of art and history. While the Raphael’s Room, Map’s Room, the iconic Sistine Chapel, and the Pinacoteca art gallery offer a glimpse, they represent just a fraction of the vast and diverse art collection awaiting your exploration!

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WALK THROUGH HISTORY & MAKE YOUR HISTORY TODAY!

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Are you looking for the best and budget-friendly way to explore Vatican City? Then you should buy this Vatican City Pass! With this ticket, you will get skip-the-line access to key sites in Vatican City and Rome, including the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. And as a cherry on top, you'll also get many discounts.

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Get priority access to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, along with skip-the-line entry to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum with one convenient ticket. Visit Rome's top attractions with unlimited access to all public transportation to travel between Rome's main landmarks easily. Why not save yourself time and avoid the hassle of buying separate tickets for Rome's top attractions? Book Roma Pass now and explore more of Rome with a single ticket, valid for three days!

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THINGS TO DO IN VATICAN CITY

There is so much unique art and history to explore within the Papal State of the Vatican City. From the beautiful St. Peter’s Square to the mesmerizing spiral staircase of the Vatican Museums and the sacred beauty of the Sistine Chapel, each corner reveals a piece of the rich cultural tapestry!

Marvel at the exquisite frescoes adorning the Sistine Chapel, painted by the legendary Michelangelo, where every detail tells a story of religious significance. Also, don’t miss an opportunity to see the famous Raphael Rooms and the Gallery of Maps, which offers a visual odyssey through the Italian regions, portraying the meticulous cartography of the Renaissance era.

After you finish your visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, explore the tombs of Saint Peter’s Basilica and discover which famous popes finally rest there. Another amazing Vatican landmark that is well worth your visit is definitely Castel Sant Angelo – a historic mausoleum of the Roman Emperor Hadrian situated on the Tiber River’s right bank.

Visiting the Vatican City

Exploring the Vatican Museums and seeing all the fantastic paintings and sculptures will give you a sense of traveling through time. We recommend reading our visiting tips to prepare yourself for a visit to the Vatican City in the best way!

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VATICAN CITY HISTORY

The Vatican City’s history as the Catholic Church’s capital began with the construction of Saint Peter’s Basilica back in the 4th century A.D. The basilica was built over St. Peter’s grave in Rome. Over the years, this area developed into a popular pilgrimage location and commercial site. However, following the move of the papal court to France back in 1309, the area was abandoned.

After the Church’s return to Italy in 1377, famous landmarks such as the new St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel, and the Apostolic Palace were built within the Vatican borders. 

Vatican City State was established in its current form as a sovereign independent state by the Lateran Treaty Pacts in February 1929. and is open to the public. Pope Francis currently resides in Città del Vaticano, which serves as the seat of the Bishop of Rome and the central government of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Vatican Underground Scavi Tour

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Explore the Vatican underground and descend beneath St. Peter's Basilica. During this exclusive underground tour, you will discover the tomb of St. Peter and other tombs and crypts where popes and royalty are buried.

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Vatican Museums Tour

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Take the Vatican Museum Tour and explore the ancient art collections with skip-the-line access. Walk through the Gallery of Maps, visit the Raphael Rooms, and see Michelangelo's most famous fresco - The Creation of Adam. Your tour guide will be by your side throughout the entire tour, providing you with interesting facts you can't learn elsewhere!

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