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Michelangelo pieta

Michelangelo’s La Pieta: Meaning, Facts & Complete Analysis

One of the most inevitable tourist destinations of Vatican City, Michelangelo’s la Pieta possesses a rich and appealing charisma, tugging thousands of visitors from across the globe. Along with the Pieta meaning and all the facts and curiosities related to it, here you will discover everything you need to know to plan your visit to [...]

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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 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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Swiss Guard Vatican Facts & Secrets – Where to see them

The Swiss Guard – which is also known as the papal guard – is the equivalent of the army of the Vatican City. The mission of the Swiss Guards at the Vatican – taken as an oath – is to   protect the Pope and the Vatican City. In existence since the early 16th century, [...]

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

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Hotels near the Vatican City : Where to stay near the Holy See ?

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Restaurants near the Vatican : Where to eat during your visit ?

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Where is the Vatican and how to get there – Vatican public transport

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Vatican Airport Transfers: Vatican to Fiumicino and Ciampino Airport

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Vatican skip the line tickets : How to visit Vatican’s essentials?

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