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Another beautiful building.

THE ROMAN CURIA is the administration centre if the Catholic church and is yet another amazing building In the Vatican area. This was my first visit to Rome and all the reading up... read more

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Neil K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

THE ROMAN CURIA is the administration centre if the Catholic church and is yet another amazing building In the Vatican area. This was my first visit to Rome and all the reading up about the magnificent sites here could not prepare me for the sheer beauty of this city and this wonderful building with its superb columns and fabulous dome... More 

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Murrieta, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the administrative arm of the Vatican. When requesting tickets to one of the masses, your request is sent to the Pregettura della Casa Pontificia (Prefecture of the Pontifical House). When you get your approval to attend one of the masses, to retrieve you tickets you must first take your letter to the Swiss Guards at the Bronze Door... More 

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Pori, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the administrative structures of the catholic Vatican. It is better to take a guided tour if you want to know about the place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

The Roman Curia is more about the governance of the Catholic Church and all things church-related, as opposed to being about the State of Vatican City. Depending on a tour that you might take, will decide just how much of this part of Vatican City you will get to see.

Thank Allen21096
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

If you are lucky enough to visit Rome then you really must visit the Vatican. It is the most amazing, humbling place I have ever been.

Thank Kim O
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

These are the administrative offices of the Vatican. They are not an attraction, actually, as they reside in an unremarkable part of the Vatican and include regular offices, secretaries, etc.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Curia are the administration building of the Vatican and are of course beautiful to look at, but do not really require all that much attention.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a great experience to visit the Curia. Thanks to a wonderful guide we were able to see everything and learn to appreciate its remarkable history which has moulded the Church of Tome thought the ages. Be sure to visit it.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Overall, event is one of a kind, free, and the only hard part is just coming early and waiting. Seatwise - line up by 6:30 am if you want a really good seat. If you want to be up close to the pope, sit at the corner or by the wall in whatever section you are in so you can... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's the principal shrine of the Catholic Church, built on the site of St. Peter's grave, and the greatest italian architects built this basilica. Not so long time ago, you could freely stroll around on the piazza and enter free to the basilica; but this nices times are passed, I think for ever; Now much of the square is fenced... More 

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