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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6988 3731
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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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We only had an afternoon in Rome and decided on a visit to St Peter's Basilica instead of joining the longer queues for the Vatican museums.

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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We only had an afternoon in Rome and decided on a visit to St Peter's Basilica instead of joining the longer queues for the Vatican museums.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The worst thing of this visit is the queues to get in there, but once you're done with that, it totally worths because it is simply impressive, specially make sure you visit the cupola because the view over the Vatican and Rome is astonishing! You have to pay 6€ to go over 551 steps on the stairs or 8€ to... More 

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my 2rd visit to St Peters. we were there omn a Friday morning in December, fairly early. No queues to get in, so we went to the entrance at the right side,which gives access to the Dome (il Duomo) and the stairs leading right to the very top. Veri impressive and a fabulous view from up there. we... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First off the Basílica itself is mind blowing and the homage paid to the former Popes are nothing short of spectacular. If you have the energy I recommend that you save time and climb up to the top of the Basílica. It's 6euros if you take the stairs all the way and someone with a basic workout schedule should be... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there in the summer, so the queue was pretty long. Our schedule was kinda tight, so we only had a small bite before going over. There weren't lots of food options nearby, so if you also have a tight schedule, it'll be nice to bring something to eat while you wait. Oh, don't forget to drop by Old... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was always curious to see how St. Peter's Basilica could be live. Decided to go there during my visit in Rome and my expectation was very high to see something exceptional. Unfortunately , i didn't had that feeling. The place doesn't give any sign of welcoming visitors.

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Crowded, yes. Amazing and breath-taking, YES! Beautiful and indescribable structure. Take a guided tour, it makes the experience so worth it!

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Beausejour, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing building, walked up to the dome....lots and lots of stairs, but the view from the top was the best. Worth seeing and met some interesting people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the basilica which is impressive but more impressive is the view of the Vatican from the basilica's dôme. The entrance to the basilica is free and the queue moves quite fast. Ladies make sure you have covered legs. We took the stairs to go to the top of the basilica and that costed us 6 euro each but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always mesmerized the beauty of St.Peter's Basilica and the museums around the streets. Attending Sunday mass is a must if you're here coz' you had the opportunity to see the pope during Angelus.

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