Vatican Museums

How to visit the Vatican Museums

Vatican Gallery of maps

Vatican Gallery of Maps Ceiling & All about Map Room Vatican

This stunning room is perhaps even more beautiful than the exhibits in it! Scratch that. Everything is stunning! If you are in the Vatican Museums and on the way to the Sistine Chapel DO NOT treat the Gallery of Maps like a corridor! It is a whole experience in itself! The Short History of the [...]

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The Belvedere torso

The Belvedere Torso Sculpture Dimensions, History & Facts

Located within the wonderful Vatican Museums, the Belvedere Torso is definitely worth stopping at when visiting the Vatican City. The Belvedere Torso history is not 100% known, but it is thought that the torso sculpture has been in Rome since at least the 15th century. This headless, armless and legless statue has more impact than [...]

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School of Athen's Painting by Raphael

School of Athens Painting Characters, Location & Details about Artist

Painted between 1509 and 1511 in the Apostolic Palace by Raphael, the School of Athens is one of the most important and fascinating frescos in history. Dedicated to classical Greece and Rome, Raphael’s School of Athens painting depicts the birth of philosophy of almost every kind. Being a tourist attraction for over centuries and having [...]

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vatican library room

Dive into the Vatican Library Collection, Secrets and Apostolic Archives…

Those who love it call it The Vat, but just what is the Vatican Library? Our guide will take you through all you need to know about the Vatican Library. This includes Vatican Library secrets, details about the Vatican Library Collection and much more. Officially established in the 15th century, the Vatican Library holds over [...]

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tips on visiting the vatican

Tips on visiting the Vatican with the Omnia card Rome

Is the Omnia Card the pass to buy for those wishing to incorporate the Vatican into their city break? This may be the case for you! Read on for our visiting the Vatican Tips for those with an Omnia Card and get planning your trip today. Trying to decide whether an Omnia Card is worth [...]

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vatican museum and garden tickets

Vatican Museums and Gardens Tickets : How to visit the Vatican Gardens ?

Vatican museums and Gardens tickets are one of the most wanted tickets in Rome. If you are looking for a gorgeous network of manicured flowerbeds, sculptures and quiet places to sit, then Vatican Gardens are a stunning place to visit. Enjoy the relaxing sounds of fountains and seek shade under the trees on a Vatican [...]

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vatican museum tickets

Vatican Museum Tickets : What you need to know for your Visit

The Vatican Museums are an expansive network of museums within the Vatican City, and those with Vatican Museum tickets will be delighted to explore the miles upon miles of art, sculptures, frescoes and much more on offer during their visit. Read on to explore the highlights that can be encountered on one of the many [...]

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Vatican Tickets : Your guide on what to visit in the Vatican City Museums

The Vatican Museums are a vast network stuffed with exhibits, displays and art. There are so many interesting nooks and crannies to explore here, and access to the majority of museums is included as standard in most Vatican tickets. Check out our guide on what to visit in the Vatican City museums to make sure [...]

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best time to visit the Vatican

The best time to visit the Vatican City : Our tips on to avoid the queue

You are looking to find the best time to visit the Vatican ? Read the article below :) Millions of people stream into the Vatican every year, drawn by the wonderful art in the Vatican Museums, the stunning St Peter’s Square and Basilica and the chance of catching a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the Pope himself. [...]

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