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Address: Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+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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Priority line: St Peter's Dome Interactive Audioguided Tour

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Breathtaking

Regardless your opinion on religion, it's impossible to deny the beauty of the Basilica. 100% must see for a Rome visit. But be careful what you wear, there is a dress code and... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For those who appreciate ancient architecture, this is a good place to visit. Enormous space and huge structures. Very interesting.

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here straight from the Vatican Museum+Sistine Chapel. It was already past noon so the crowd is really, really huge. I suggest that you go back to the church in its off-peak times. As for the church itself, it was a beautiful cathedral (one of the majestic ones that I have seen so far). Will definitely go back to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Regardless your opinion on religion, it's impossible to deny the beauty of the Basilica. 100% must see for a Rome visit. But be careful what you wear, there is a dress code and you will be denied entry if not dressed appropriately.

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Formby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow. What an amazing place to visit. Don't let the queues put you off as they may look long but go down quickly enough. Once inside the whole place is vast. No words can really justify here so I'd just say go and see for yourself. You can go up to the top too. We got to the dome but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This basilica was clearly built to impress and overwhelm and it sure does! Plain it ain't. The sheer size inside is breathtaking and no pictures can really convey that, you have to see it for yourself. I didn't personally find it a very spiritual place, but there is so much to take in and see. The enormous tomb of St.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did this as part of the Vatican tour and bypassed the queues. Long queues early in the morning but they die down later in the day if you only want to go in to the Basilica. If you are feeling really energetic you can climb the dome of the Basilica but be warned there are a lot of winding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic!!!!!!! Perfect place to visit! The best and the largest museum I ever visited! Only 8 euro for elevator and 'some' steps-actually is long climbing, to the top of the building and enjoy the bird view to whole Vatican City. Worthy

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

We took this tour with Brastours and our guide was Anna. I can't recommend her enough. Anna was fantastic in every way. Knowledgeable and made the tour fun. St Peter's Basilica was something I could never have imagined. The scale is huge. I've been to St Paul's Cathedral but this was something else. I would say this is a must... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took a tour, which worked out well. Although 'skip the lines' only means partially skipping... tour guides help point out the historic and otherwise unlabeled parts. Very crowded and noisy, and too many disrespectful tourists

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went with a guide and were able to bypass a three hour line- off season. There is so much it can be overwhelming. Absolutely incredible!

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