The Best Things to Do in Vatican City

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Vatican City

4.5
Art Museums · Historic Sites · Monuments

Popular things to do in Vatican City

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Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
Art Museum
Vatican Museums
4.2
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Monument
La Pieta
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Cupola di San Pietro
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church. Although it is the world's smallest state by size, the city is a hub of religious, cultural, and artistic importance. Tour the magnificent white stone buildings of St. Peter's Square, where you can attend the pope's weekly blessing, or head to the Vatican Museums to learn more about the site's history and to see one of the world's most impressive collections of art--including Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Add Vatican City and other Italy destinations to your travel plans using our Italy trip maker website.

Hidden gems in Vatican City

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Historic Site
St. Peter's Square
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Stanze di Raffaello
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Religious Site
Cappella Redemptoris Mater
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Monument
Monument to Alexander VII
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Vatican City

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Historic Site
Bunker Soratte Sant'Oreste
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Outdoor Activity
Sabbianera Super Beach Anguillara Sabazia
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Beach
Le Palme Castel Gandolfo
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Vatican City

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Religious Site
Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Cemetery
Vatican Necropolis
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Campo Santo Teutonico
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Church
Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Palafrenieri
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Vatican City

Specialty Museum
Tesoro di San Pietro
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Vatican Grottoes
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
History Museum
Apolistic Palace
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

Tours in Vatican City

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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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