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From St John in Lateran's to Sant'Angelo Castle.

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Day 2: Tour of Vatican City

From St Peter's Square to Vatican Museums

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Vatican Museums

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Overview

Title
Vatican Museums
Author
fish3one
Rating
4.65
Year
1500 AD
Cost
15 €
Average visit time
120 minutes
Address
Viale Vaticano, 00165 Rome RM
Hours of operation
9.00am-4.00pm Saturday closed
Contacts
Phone: 0669884676
Website: http://www.museivaticani.va

Description

The Vatican Museums, which are one of the world's largest roman museum complexes, showcases paintings and sculpture collected over the centuries by some of the most famous Popes. There's the Sistine Chapel, the Chapel of Fra Angelico, the Loggia Raphael and the Borgia's rooms. Julius II created the first core of the museum (1503-1513) which currently includes the Egyptian Museum, an Etruscan Museum, the Museum of chandeliers, the Museum of tapestry and the famous gallery of maps. For a good vatican tour visit also the Vatican Grottoes. To reach the Vatican Museums you can take the subway (Line A) and get off at "Ottaviano" or "Cipro", and walk for about 10 minutes. Otherwise take the bus number 49 which takes you right outside the entrance to the museum, or lines n 19, 32, 81, 98, get off at Piazza Risorgimento, about 5 minutes on foot. Book your vatican tickets on website!

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