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Vatican Necropolis: All you need to know to visit St Peter’s Tomb

During the mid-20th century, excavations under the Vatican City revealed an amazing find. A necropolis, dating back to the 3rd century! An old cemetery, one of many outside of the original city walls, was the resting place of many. St Peter was buried here after his martyrdom in ca. 64 AD. Despite laws protecting the [...]

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Vatican Gardens tour – is it worth it? All you need to know

Want to make a Vatican Gardens tour ? If you ever got addicted to the HBO series The Young Pope you will surely remember plenty of scenes set in the Vatican Gardens. Whilst the series itself was not actually permitted to be filmed in the Vatican City – the garden scenes for example were mainly [...]

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Vatican Tours : Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica

Looking for Vatican Tours ? A guided tour is not everyone’s cup of tea, we get that. They can be pricy, and not everyone enjoys following someone else’s pace. From standing around for hours at something in which you are not interested because someone else is, to that annoying guy that knows more than the [...]

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How to visit Papal Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls ?

The final resting place of St Paul, this Basilica is the second largest of Rome’s four Basilicas, and is a lesser known attraction that is well worth a visit if you have the time whilst in Rome. Completed in the 4th Century and restored after a fire in the mid-19th Century, this stunning church is [...]

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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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