Things to do in Vatican City
Vatican City is the world’s smallest nation, governed as an absolute monarchy with the Pope at its head. Being the global heart of the Catholic faith, Vatican City is religiously as well as artistically rich. The grandeur and decadence portrayed throughout the City lure millions of tourists each year.
What’s more; the ecclesiastical city takes immense pride in housing the most prolific Renaissance art and architecture. Visitors become speechless when they see magnum opuses of Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio, the world-renowned and most revered Italian artists! Here we provide you with a quick glimpse of treasures preserved in the Vatican City.
Vatican: The Proud Home to Human Ingenuity
Unveil a priceless trove of iconic art and architecture as you wander around the City where every building has a story to tell. You will instantly fall in love with the ornate walls and centuries-old buildings lined up on the cobbled streets. Moreover, visitors get mesmerized when they marvel the frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the divine painting of ‘Transfiguration’ by the famous artist Raphael, and the evocative marble statue of ‘Laocoön and His Sons’. The presence of all these human marvels and many more makes the Vatican the place to be at to appreciate the unparalleled human flair.
Relish the beauty of Vatican
Immerse yourself in the art of the country that’s crammed full of glorious Renaissance masterpieces. Visit the spectacular open areas like St. Peter’s Square to soak in the essence of the typical Vatican vibe as you set your eyes on the Egyptian obelisk, imposing colonnade and beautiful fountains. If you are either a history buff or an art enthusiast you will definitely enjoy a thorough visit to ‘The Vatican Museums’ that boast of the world’s most splendid chef-d’oeuvre from 3000 years of Roman life.
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Explore the Vatican Tours
Rome Day Tour with Vatican & ColosseumSpend the day exploring the highlights of Rome with local guide including Skip the Line tickets
Morning Vatican & Sistine Chapel TourWander the Vatican Museums & St Peters Basilica with local guide and Skip the Line Tickets
Vatican & Sistine Chapel Night TourDiscover the Vatican’s impressive art collection without the crowds on our evening tour
Extended Vatican Museums & Gardens TourEnjoy exclusive access to Bramante’s staircase & the Vatican Gardens on this in-depth tour