Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Italy

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Vatican Museums

Viale Vaticano

Vatican City, 00192 Italy

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http://mv.vatican.va/3_EN/pages/M

  • 3 mentions in What are the top 5 things I can't miss in Rome?

    • 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, "...in Agona is worth a quick visit, it is Bernini's architectural masterpiece. Day 3: Christian Rome Begin your day at the Vatican Museums (must buy advance tickets). If you arrive in the first visiting slot, then skip the museum proper and dart..." See More

    • Christene M.

      Christene M. said, "...Even if you aren't catholic, make sure you go to the Vatican Museums. Just stand there and soak up the art and history. Rick Steves has an AMAZING walking self guided tour that will take you by all of the amazing..." See More

    • Marleen S.

      Marleen S. said, "...went to Vatican 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..." 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, "...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 tickets are booked far in advance.Eat in Monte Testaccio. Recommend trying Roman..." 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 Basilica2. Vatican Museums 3. Colosseum / Roman Forum4. Borghese Gallery and Museum5. Spanish Steps/ Piazza del Popolo / Basilica Parrocchiale Santa Maria del Popolo (Caravaggio's)6. Trevi..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must See

    • Colin B.

      Colin B. said, "...There are a LOT of answers to this question, and plenty of typical "musts" like the Colosseo or Vatican Museum. But if you want something a little more authentic, less choked with tourists, and a foodie's paradise in Rome, check out..." See More

    • Thom L.

      Thom L. said, "...great city to walk. My faves: 1. Capitoline Hill 2. Pantheon 3. Piazza Navona 4. Villa Borghese 5. Vatican City and Vatican Museum 6. Colosseum Visit any cathedral/building that lets you in for free. There are so many treasures in Rome that..." See More

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

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...Colosseum and Roman Forum are definitely must sees! I also think the Pantheon is a must see. I didn't enjoy the Vatican Museums as much as I thought I would but if you do want to go there to save hoards of..." See More

    • 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, "...they don't cost you an arm and a leg. If you only have three days don't try 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..." See More

  • 1 mention in Major attractions worth seeing

    • David J.

      David J. said, "...or bus hop) that houses the incredible frescos from the Villa di Livia, and some wonderful statues.Obviously you must do the Vatican Museum. Give yourself a lot of time and refuse to be hurried by the crowds who are sweeping thoughtlessly..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best tourist spots in Rome, Italy

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...I enjoyed this on my way back from Vatican 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..." See More

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

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...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 pizza, but also..." See More

  • 1 mention in How long does one need to see Rome for the first time?

    • Daniel L.

      Daniel L. said, "...Navona where there was lots of street entertainment that the kids will love. Day 4: We did a tour of the Vatican Museum which also took in the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. The kids might find this to be a..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's Rome like?

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...Couple your Colosseum tour with a tour of the Roman Forum. Talk about a history overload of goodness! Go to the Vatican Museums. All the art is unbelievable. You can't even take it all in with one trip. The ceiling art..." See More

  • 1 mention in Should I book tickets ahead of time in Italy?

    • Kelly M.

      Kelly M. said, "...this site or this other site for pre-booking, especially for larger museums like The Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence or the Vatican Museums in Rome, etc. If you have specific questions about guided tours, any museums, churches or historical sites, do not..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the worst tour you've ever taken?

    • Brenda B.

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

      Brenda B. said, "...Hands down...extended Vatican Museums tour during shoulder season in early October. We were like salmon trying to swim upstream. Seriously, our entire group of 15 had to squeeze to the side several times to let other groups pass. Between that and the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Italy for 8 days in April

    • Matthew H.

      Matthew H. said, "...will be a big help with the crowds, but it still wouldn't hurt to get advanced tickets to things like the Vatican Museums or the Uffizi Gallery. While I agree traveling around in tour groups is not the way to go, things..." See More

  • 1 mention in 48 hours in Rome

    • Travis H.

      Travis H. said, "...line or that is busy in this neighbourhood is a good bet. For art there is the obvious ones - the Vatican Museums, Villa Borghese, etc...but if you want to get away from the crowds head to Montemartini Museum - it's..." See More

  • 1 mention in Italy in a week, is it possible?!

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...monument in a day (or two if you want to do longer form as some places) - Colosseum, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Vatican Museums. Rome is close enough to Naples and Florence via express trains but they're opposite directions to one another...." See More

  • 1 mention in First trip to Italy--help me do it right

    • Danielle A.

      Danielle A. said, "...For Rome: The Vatican Museums and Pantheon are must sees in Rome has Raphael's tomb. Also, If you are looking for a place to grab a drink, check out La Botticella, it is just a few blocks away from the Pantheon. Highly..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best main attractions in Rome?

    • Maria O.

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

      Maria O. said, "...My must-see places are: PantheonTrevi Fountain The ColosseoThe Spanish StepsThe Vatican Museums and Villa Borghese Try to spend some time walking around the city.....buy a gelato in Piazza Navona Have dinner in Trastevere There is so much to see that it might..." See More

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

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...main sites 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...." See More

  • 1 mention in What to see for a day 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, "...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 these, be..." See More

  • 1 mention in Off the beaten path in Rome

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...July and it was action packed. I mainly focused on the main tourist destinations: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Vatican City, Vatican Museums. I wouldn't be devastated if I didn't see the Spanish Steps again just because it is jam packed..." See More

  • 1 mention in Need suggestions on a European Itinerary

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...going to have 2 days, you can skip going inside the Colosseum and Roman Forum and just pass by. For the Vatican Museums I suggest you book tickets online so as to skip the queue (it's going to be long). Do walk..." 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, "...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 inside the church..." See More

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

    • 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, "...I just love the staircase inside of the Vatican Museums, as well as the 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project in San Francisco. Though drastically different, they're both incredibly beautiful!..." See More

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