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The vies from the tower (cupola) of St Pieters cathedral are amazing. The climb could be a bit of a strain if your health is not well but definitely worth it if you can make it. 500 or so steps to the top in sometimes...More
8 euro to climb
10 euro to take the elevator part way
PAY the extra two euro otherwise, you will be climbing over 500 steps in an increasingly narrow passageway to get to the top.
It's worth the 250 steps where you get an awe-inspiring...More
You just saw everything that there is to be seen in the Vatican. Why not topping of your experience with a climb to a breathtaking view? True its 500 stairs and not everyone is able to do it but you can pay 2 more euros...More
The Vatican is such a special place. I enjoyed every minute there.
We paid to take the elevator as high as we could to save our feet for additional sightseeing (there's so much to see in the Vatican and Rome). The rest of the walk...More
We did this first thing in the morning. That had two advantages. First, it was the coolest time of the day. Second, no need for a trip to the gym on the day of the ascent, as it really is a climb. Going up to...More
Some in our group went to the top (cupola) (dome), which cost 10 euros for adults (free for kids) to take the elevator half-way up, and then walk up the remaining 320 steps. (There is no option to take an elevator all the way to...More