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St. Peter's Basilica

Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 3731
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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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Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 3731
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent tour no entry fee but audio a must we had a guide who had the audio and we were able to hear all about this wonderful place, being a tour we were only in the Basilica a short while but at the conclusion you...More

Thank Bernadette2009
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing place! I have never seen anything like that! Biggest church ever. Very beautiful. Also it is worth to visit the tombs and climb up to the tower. The view is spectacular.

Thank Zivile V
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first time visiting St.Peter’s Basilica, and it made me gaze in aweeee at the how detailed it is inside. I would recommend taking your time and looking around this beautiful place,I would say it defiantly is a must see when in Rome.

Thank Relianceofthetravler
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the main square where catholics will be flocking on Christmas day listening to the speech gicven by the Pope

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most astonishing architectural achievements I've come across. The sheer scale and ambition are impressive whether you are religious or not. Get there first thing in the morning because the lines grow to hours long as early as 9am, even during the winter...More

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is the top attraction in Rome. If you have time to visit only one sight this is it. You should definitely go upstairs to see it all, to see a magnificent view.

Thank Kyriakos P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were dropped off at the front door of St Peter's Basilica after going through the Vatican Museums and Cistine Chapel. Of the 3 spots, this was by far my favourite... As stated in the title of my review, it's something you need to see...More

Thank Jackie U
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here with my partner in January, arrived at about 10 in the morning and had to wait about 10 minutes to get in (however I have also seen queues up to two hours in the afternoon). Entrance to the square and inside is free,...More

Thank emorris93
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s free to get in but there are always long lines to get in. So either go early in the morning or book a tour. We booked a tour to Vatican Museum via the official Vatican website and it allowed us not only to skip...More

Thank wolfie97
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my second time visiting St.Peter’s Basilica, and it still made me gaze in awe at the structure and detail that’s contained inside. It is a definite must to go to the top of the dome to see the outstretching views over Rome. First...More

Thank Heather B
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Catriona D
12 January 2018|
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Response from Matt S | Reviewed this property |
It’s free if you don’t pay for skip the line. I paid 30€ for a skip the line and saved me about 2-3hours if standing there so way worth it even if your on a budget
Mary W
31 December 2017|
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Response from Zachary S | Reviewed this property |
You need to get skip the line tickets or you will spend most of your day waiting in line
suzanne s
13 October 2017|
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Response from Rachael G | Reviewed this property |
We actually paid for a guided tour which cut out the queues.... though there was still queuing ... and it was 45 Euro per head. But you have to set this in the context that you get comprehensive information about Vatican... More