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Cupola di San Pietro
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St. Peter's Basilica
#1 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Spectacular church designed by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and Carlo Maderno... the burial site of Christ's Apostle Simon Peter and first Pope Saint Peter.
We loved our visit with a guided tour and was amazed at the history throughout the whole tour, very interesting and some amazing sights to take in, highly recommend the visit
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Sistine Chapel
#2 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Besides being the Site of the Papal Conclave where the Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elect a Pope after a Pope's Death, This Chapel holds the magnificent frescoes made by Michaelangelo Buonarotti and part...
Through over 300 figures, we can view beautifully and colourfully painted Biblical scenes ranging from the Garden of Eden, Noah, Moses, major Prophets, the ancestors of Jesus etc.
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Pantheon Rome 1.9 km away
#2 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Absolutely magnificent site: beauty of architecture and tremendous dome combined with solemn sites of Victor Emanuel and Raphael tombs and festive environment of a cathedral just gives you complete feel of Rome an...
Understated site to visit in Rome! Built in 100 A.D. the architectural design and ability to build such a structure over 2000 years ago is amazing to see! Highly recommend a visit.
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Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo Rome 1.0 km away
#9 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Wonderful insight into Italian renaissance defences, lovely frescos, papal treasure chamber (yes really), delicious café and fantastic views.
... sunset; beautiful angel sculptures were getting that golden touch, tiber river looked alive, the castel is huge and makes you feel fascinated.. and the dome of St. Peter's Basilica adorned the overall view..
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Vatican Museums
#3 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
We saw all the landmarks in the museum and loved the way our guide explained the stories of Raphael, Hercules, Athena etc... Also, the Belvedere Apollo, Belvedere torso were wonderful... Take a guided tour.
The whole tour was a breathtaking culture overload, so many stunning sights to see, but our 'City Wonders' guide Francesca was a mine of information covering every detail of the tour.
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Piazza Navona Rome 1.6 km away
#6 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Amazing place, beautiful site, with beautiful restaurants, and amazing café with the most delicious Italian coffees, ice cream, and desserts.
Sit and relax drinking or eating with the fantastic view of this beatiful square, walk and take your time admiring the wonderful fountains.
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Eternal City Tours Rome 0.5 km away
#10 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
... and guides to cover a full agenda of fascinating and uplifting historical and religious locations, sites, churches and basilicas of the city of the holy apostles St. Peter and St. Paul, and of the early Christ...
... the private tours that we had with our guides, especially Paul and Jan , were made more enjoyable by their knowledge and passion for the beautiful landmarks of Rome and Florence and it's Catholic Heritage.
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La Pieta
#4 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Great passion and sadness emit from this masterpiece and it's just one of many beautiful sights within St Peter's .
When you view this magnificent sculpture, you can see every fold in the garment Mary is wearing and every detail in Jesus' body.
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Cupola di San Pietro
#5 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Before we climbed to the dome, we stopped and enjoyed the view from the gallery inside the dome to absorb the astonishing beauty of the cupola from within – and look down – the main altar.
Amazing views of the inside of the Basilica halfway up, and the most spectacular vistas of Rome from The Cupola.. Well worth the effort
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Trevi Fountain Rome 2.4 km away
#7 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
One of the best fountain sculptures in the world the "Trevi"is an awe inspiring site that gleams and oozes quality in the mid-day sun [and is lit up at night]..Truly a magnificent structure that crawls the walls o...
Worth combining with a walk up Spanish steps through the gardens to Villa Borghese via the Water clock for great views and a view of Romans at play - especially if you are with kids as there is lots to entertain them
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Trastevere Rome 2.5 km away
#8 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Excellent restaurants and markets abound, the best gelato in the country can be found here, night life is fun, we always felt safe, historic sites if you're so inclined, or just lounge in one of the many lovely pa...
The Churches in Trastevere, as most in Rome, have a special legend like Santa Cecilia, Santa Maria in Trastavere, San Pietro in Montorio, and climb up the hillside to get a wonderful view across the Tiber to the C...
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Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini
#6 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Overall view is best from afar to appreciate the vastness of the basilica and to admire how this piece of artwork completes the focal point between the central alter and the space spiralling upwards towards the dome.
Our most capable guide Ms. Rosanna Peluso, RomaExperience, with the Skip the Line: Vatican Experience Tour provided historic context and background on one of the most holy remaining sites in Christendom.
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St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro)
#7 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
A huge place- free to enter and worth a stroll Views of the colonnade around and st Peter's church are amazing Also the Vatican guards Can queue here for every to St Peter's Also visit the vaticAn post office- app...
The square at St Peters is one of the most famous landmarks in the world and you will be impressed with the scale and size, with the incredible artwork all around you, and with the vast crowds that gather here eve...
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Roman Forum Rome 3.2 km away
#4 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
I'd definitely recommend visiting here if you're in Rome - The Roman Forum and Palatine Hill are both beautiful attractions with loads to see! Climb high for the BEST views!
I saw many wonderful and famous sights on this fascinating tour including the Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Orange and Rose Garden, Palantine Hill, Santa Maria's Church and it's Bocca della Verit...
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Colosseum Rome 3.4 km away
#3 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Terrific tour of the Colosseum - really informative and engaging tour guides and spectacular views of the Colosseum from different levels / perspectives and with access as well to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
Fabrizio was a great guide he was informative and had a great sense of humour highly recommend this tour the steps up to the top of the Colosseum were challenging but well worth the view the underground was great...
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Palatine Hill Rome 3.1 km away
#5 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Great history with fantastic views , it gives an insight into how Rome was with all the splendid architecture Fantastic views over Rome
... history and culture when paired with the Roman Forum, to be able to walk around an ancient and observe the intricate detail and effort that went into one of histories more notable sites is wonderful.
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Vatican City
#8 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
... the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica and I would recommend Gianluca and Eyes of Rome to anyone who wants a really fun, interesting, informative and fascinating tour of any of Rome’s ancient or historical sites.
... walk in a Northerly direction to the Castel St Angelo entry €10 each ,very informative has fantastic views of the city from the top and enjoyed a lovely glass of vino and olives from the delightful restaurant ...
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Monument to Alexander VII
#9 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
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Vatican Necropolis
#10 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Many of us have visited St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Vatican galleries to see masterpieces like the Pieta and the Laocoon but how many of us have dug deeper to know the real reason for the site and buildin...
Tombs perfectly preserved from an architectural and artistic point of view: mosaics, frescoes, furnishings.
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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore Rome 3.8 km away
#1 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
I would highly recommend the tour as you're given some interesting history, but getting an up-close view of the mosaics and Bernini's staircase were highlights for us.
Jesus and the apostles are featured at the top of an amazing mosaic frieze, below which the mosaics on the balcony tell the tale of how a dream became reality, and of how in August snow fell on the site where the...
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Welcome to Rome Rome 1.5 km away
#12 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Located in Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, museum of the history of Rome, views, maquette of ancient buildings, temples of othe ancient city; to see also a fim leads you to the past some memorably beautiful spots; exc...
Ideal starting point for visitors to Rome.it shows the evolution of several iconic landmarks of Rome with beautiful 3-D illustrations and animations.you
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Tomba di Giovanni Paolo II
#11 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
One of which, that is relevant to this Commendable Site, is the fact that he was The Most-Traveled Pope in History.
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Porta Santa
#12 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
We were glad to be a part of this history...to be allowed to walk through the Holy Doors and also to view the impressive doors.
It's so large that you will need to walk a good 20 metres away to really get a good view of this blessed door of mercy.
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Ponte Sant'Angelo Rome 1.0 km away
#48 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Statues of angels flank the walkway and the bridge offers lovely views and photo opportunities of the banks of the River Tiber and autumn trees/garden on one side and from the other you can see the dome of St.Peters.
Beautiful bridge that connect the castel sant΅Angelo with the city.The bridge is pedestrian and provides a scenic,panoramic view of the castel and the surroundings area,very good spot for photos.You can admire the...
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St. Peter Enthroned
#13 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
Many tours end in the Cathedral so you can stay past your tour to really take in all of the sites.
St Peter’s Basilica is built on the site thought to be that of the tomb of St Peter.
Tomb of Urban VIII
#14 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
One of the many glorious sights to behold.
As part of all the marious sites in St Peter's it is hard to try to find the words the actually describe these sites.
Church of St. Louis of the French Rome 1.7 km away
#18 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
Popped into this incredible church on our walkabout, just one of many that as a historian and a person who really loves art and religious history appreciates the incredible sights that Rome delivers.
Beautiful Caravaggio paintings and art, would definitely recommend a stop when you are visiting the sites nearby.
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Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi Rome 1.6 km away
#27 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
... down the obelisks of Rome, of which Bernini was a real fan, he erected this ancient roman obelisk on top of the fountain in 1651, being a fan of fountains and obelisks this is one of our favourite sights in Rome.
a wonderful and beautiful site to visit and sit at to take in all the beauty of rome.
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Villa Farnesina Rome 1.5 km away
#36 of 1,373 Sights & Landmarks in Rome
... with an expert on the property as well as recreations of the Roman villa Farnesina which occupied the site in ancient times (you can see the remains of the Roman Villa in the Palazzo Massimo of the Roman Natio...
The two most famous features include frescoes by Raphael (loggia of Galatea, at the start of the self-guided tour) and the second-floor hall of perspectives, with imaginary columns framing idyllic views of country...
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Vatican Grottoes
#15 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Vatican City
You can also see Peters crypt down there better than the view from the basilica.
But to me, the reason to visit is because it’s the site of St. Peter’s tomb, founder of the Catholic church.
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