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I left my children with my parents to make this climb. After the initial lift to the top level, it is a very steep and narrow climb up the stairs and passage ways to the top of the cupola. Once there, a great view of...More
the dome is the first thing visible to a visitor entering the walls of the vatican, such is its presence on the skyline. one can even climb the cupol or the dome for a additinal charge which offers panoramic views of the city. after sunset...More
The dome of St Peter's Basilica is 136,57 meters height, being the tallest dome in the world.
Michelangelo and Giacomo della Porta did the last design of the dome in 1547 and 1585.
The dome was completed in 1590 by Giacomo della Porta and Domenico...More
After the Vatican, you have to go to the roof of ST Peter's. Costs 10 euro extra to go to the roof all 552 steps up and 552 down. With the entry fee there is a lift but it only misses out first or last...More
Before getting on the roof of St. Peters Cathedral, you have to climb all te way up 500+ stairs. The place is, like the Cathedral itself, very crowded so you have to wait to keep going along your way up. The view is amazing!
There is a 6€ price inorder to climb to the top of the cupola by foot(approx 520 steps), or you can take the elevator for 8€ and from the terrace climb another 320 steps.
It’s not easy but it is worth it.
You pay extra for this 8 o 10 euros and don't go if you don't like heights as its a one way system one stair up and one stair down. The stairs get narrower and narrower and the walk round the outside of the dome...More