Be prepared to be overwhelmed by the beauty of St Peter's. Very overwhelming. Take time to just sit and take it all in.
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Important arrive early morning before 9 am or press book....we just made it early but watched the queues grow by the second The climb to the dome was worth it but you need to be aware that even taking the lift part way leave a...More
Just the size and spectacle of it is awe-inspiring from entry. Every part of the walls is beautifully designed and there are many well-made statues, including a museum and of course La Pieta. This is a must see along with everything else in the Vatican...More
There were so many people crammed into the one space. Abother reveiw stated that is was sad that is has become so comerisalised and were unable to appreciate the paintings. I agree! Id suggest booking a tour (like i did) but research exactly what that...More
Amazing church and a recommendation whilst in Rome. Remember to take something to cover shoulders and knees. We also climbed to the top of the basilica and the views are amazing. Nog for the faint-hearted though - some stairs are tiny and twisty.
This church is beyond words - the biggest in the world and the most impressive. Many Popes are laid to rest here, some mummified after they became saints. There's a beautiful Micalengelo statue, tons of beautiful artwork, sculptures, and frescas throughout. The iconic dove at...More
Amazing church, amazing history. So breathtaking to look at from inside and outside and the history behind it all and the artwork is truly awe inspiring. Make sure to go way up the dome, tons of stairs but the views are worth it