Things to do in Vatican City, Italy. Landmarks, attractions and places to go in Vatican City in 2023.

Italy / Vatican City

Vatican City is a must visit for everyone! See what you can do there:

  1. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the world and the heart of Vatican City.
  2. See the Sistine Chapel, famous for its ceiling painted by Michelangelo, which is considered one of the greatest artworks of all time.
  3. Explore the Vatican Museums, which houses a vast collection of art, sculptures, and artifacts from ancient Rome and the Renaissance.
  4. Take a tour of the Vatican Gardens, which cover more than 50 acres and include beautiful landscaping and sculptures.
  5. Visit the Vatican Library, which contains one of the world's most extensive collections of books and manuscripts.
  6. See the Pope's residence, the Apostolic Palace, which contains the famous Raphael Rooms.
  7. Visit the Crypt of the Popes, where many of the Catholic Church's leaders are buried.
  8. Take a walk on the ramparts of the Vatican walls for a great view of Rome.
  9. Visit the Vatican Necropolis, an underground cemetery beneath St. Peter's Basilica that holds the remains of early Christians.
  10. Attend a papal audience or mass, held in St. Peter's Square when the Pope is in residence.

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