St. Peter's Basilica, Roma, Vatican City

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Piazza San Pietro

Roma, RM 00120 Vatican City

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  • 3 mentions in 3 days in Rome - what to do?

    • Richard v.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Richard v. said, "...and go through the Vatican Museums unless you have set your heart on seeing Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Do however go see Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano. The Pantheonis a must. the surrounding square also has great coffee shops. The best is hidden just up..." See More

    • Pamela P.

      Pamela P. said, "...In the large green doors, there is a brass keyhole, through which you can see, from miles away, the cupola of Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano. From the nearby gardens of Santa Sabina you will have a stunning view of Rome. Walk from there..." See More

    • Joshua L.

      Joshua L. said, "...hours in line to enter these places unless you have your tickets pre bought. A must see is the top of Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano. For a few euros you can go all the way to the top for the highest view point..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to do in Rome?

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...should see and do: Walk in Trastevere. While there, see St Maria in Trastevere BasilicaSee Castel Sant'Angelo and St. Angelo BridgeVisit St. Peter's Basilica. The view at the top is worth the climb!Visit Vatican Museums to see the Sistine Chapel. Know that..." See More

    • Jose S A.

      Jose S A. said, "...We actually enjoyed just walking around and running into things...but we had our musts:1. St. Peter's Basilica 2. Vatican Museums3. Colosseum / Roman Forum4. Borghese Gallery and Museum5. Spanish Steps/ Piazza del Popolo / Basilica Parrocchiale Santa Maria del Popolo (Caravaggio's)6. Trevi Fountain..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First trip to Italy--help me do it right

    • Erin C.

      Erin C. said, "...you bypass a huge line. One thing we didn't realize is that the Pope has a papal audience on Wednesdays so St. Peter's Basilica is closed that day. As far as restaurants in Rome, we were told (and learned the hard way) to..." See More

    • Peter D.

      Peter D. said, "...if only for the Duomo and the wine (a distinctive local white). Siena would be a crime to miss. Other than St. Peter's Basilica, Siena has the most magnificent cathedral I saw. And San Gimignano, for all its touristy cheesiness, is worth..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do in Rome if you aren't into museums and tourist traps?

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...Gianicolense. Additionally, just walking along The Tiber is an ideal way to experience the city. Though full of tourists, Piazza Navona, St. Peter's Basilica and Castel Sant'Angelo are worth seeing. And of course, walking near Piazza Venezia, Capitoline Hill and the Colosseo provides..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...tourists in Rome but you can try these places: Colosseo Pantheon Trevi Fountain Villa Borghese Piazza Navona Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi St. Peter's Basilica (at least the St. Peter's Square) Here's a way to explore attractions in Rome: http://www.ruebarue.com/rome/..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to see for a day in Rome?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Colosseum - 1 hr Roman Forum - 1 hr Pantheon - 1 hr Piazza Navona or Trevi Fountain - 1 hr St. Peter's Basilica- 1 hr - 1 hr More ideas here: http://www.ruebarue.com/rome/ Have a great trip...." See More

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...Doria Pamphilj. I wrote about this part of Rome here, if you're looking for more detail. :) The Vatican City ( St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Museums which are home to the Sistine Chapel) will take an entire day. If you decide to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Major attractions worth seeing

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...go and feel like a local. We did all the main sights, but hit the most crowded ones early. I LOVED Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano (St. Peter's), but lines are horrid. The views from the dome are stunning though. Walking, you can see the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Different sightseeing from the usual tourist attractions in Rome?

    • Christine O.

      Christine O. said, "...and go over the Tiber and through the Vatican area and see the nuns and priests scuttling about and finally to St. Peter's Basilica where it is different every day. I once happened upon a day when there were dozens of brides and..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the top 5 things I can't miss in Rome?

    • Marleen S.

      Marleen S. said, "...City and spend the day around there going into the Sistine Chapel and the rest of the amazing Vatican Museums. Watching Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano light up in the dusk is beautiful. The next day was spent up at the Spanish Steps, Trastevere and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best tourist spots in Rome, Italy

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...City. In Vatican City, I would certainly take a tour of the Vatican Museums and walk around Piazza San Pietro and Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano. You have to take in the Sistine Chapel as well. I also really enjoyed a visit to the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best itinerary to visit Europe - 15 days

    • Renate F.

      Renate F. said, "...do something like the following: Days 1: Delhi to Rome (closest to you).Days 2-3: Rome for 2 days. See Colosseum and Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano. Walk. Eat gelato.Days 4-6: Non-stop train to Florence (next closest). See the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in Italy. Advice please.

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...Bernini influence, most notably in Piazza Navona. Do all the touristy stuff with Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and. Vatican City, Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and the Vatican Museums. Finally, I would rail down to Naples for an overnight there to eat their famed..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the steepest place you've ever been?

    • Curious t.

      Curious t. said, "...First place goes to the reaching the top of Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano- the steps were so steep inside the tomb.. Second - climbing Vaishno Devi Temple Hill..." See More

  • 1 mention in Itinerary for one week in Rome

    • Valerie S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Valerie S. said, "...day. Let it--do the museums and see the Sistine Chapel, even though the lines are atrocious. Spend plenty of time in Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and walking around the plaza. Depending on what time of year you're visiting and your interest level, you could..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best itinerary for 5 days covering Paris and Rome

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...in a day (busy but possible), however if you have 2 days you could do the Vatican City (Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica) and area for one day and then the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Rome, Italy, etc. the next day...." See More

  • 1 mention in Off the beaten path in Rome

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...with sitting people. It is a good place to grab some gelato and relax though. If you want to go into Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, make sure you get there early in the day or see if you can purchase tickets in advance...." See More

  • 1 mention in Tips preparing for a backpacking trip through Italy?

    • Roni K.

      Roni K. said, "...sufficient to see the city, main points of interest, etc. - Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica, and to explore other neighborhoods, such as Trastevere. After, I would choose a home base in Tuscany and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is it easy to get around on your own?

    • Alex J.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Alex J. said, "...Vatican City as the area is much less busy in the morning, before noon. You can spend a day visiting the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and Vatican Museum (book ticket) but if you want a taster St Peter's Sq (Piazza San Pietro) and 30mins..." See More

  • 1 mention in Most impressive staircases you've ever seen?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Steps. If you love the view from a cathedral dome, climb the spiral steps of the Saint Paul's Cathedral and the St. Peter's Basilica. Stateside, the Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen has beautiful waterfalls, narrow trails, and a series of rustic stone..." See More

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