Travel Blogs from Vatican City, Italy

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The Vatican City, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

The Vatican City

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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... with our map (written in Italian but with translations for German tourists) we were on our way. Today was to be primarily spent at the Vatican City, but we walked there from the hotel so we could take in the sights. It was only a 30 minute walk after all. ...

Our day with the camera people at the Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Our day with the camera people at the Vatican

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... hour later, the line-up was at least a hundred metres long.    We had nine o'clock ticket reservations for the Vatican Museum - Elenka had made the reservations on-line and there were no attached fees or other charges. We were scheduled to enter ...

Vatican City, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Vatican City

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... years the only way to light the chapel was with torches, and all the soot blackened the roof over the centuries. Even though the Vatican City is the most wealthy nation in the world, they didn't think that they had enough to restore the ceiling on their ...

Smallest country in the world with biggest Chuch!, The Vatican, Vatican City travel blog

Smallest country in the world with biggest Chuch!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... in a circle shape. So huge and awesome feeling being here amoungst it. Technically we've stepped into another country (as legally Vatican City is the smallest country in the world). We then went and lined up for 20 minutes to step inside St Peters. I ...

Hello Pope!, Vatican, Vatican City travel blog

Hello Pope!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... Then we meandered through the rest of the museum slowly taking it all in. It was amazing to see the wealth of the Vatican, displayed in the thousands of paintings and other artwork. Whilst walking we discussed this, agreeing that if the Pope decided to ...

Pope-a-liscous, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Pope-a-liscous

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... they let me in it. Hmpph. OK. So im not Catholic but I KNOW some Catholics. As always my contacts just don't cut it. Vatican City is just packed with artwork. The walls, the ceilings and after a while you stop staring so much. I have no idea how ...

A tale of two cities, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

A tale of two cities

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... it was a holiday and everything was closed, so we shut up shop and had another walk around the Roman Forum We knew we had to hit the Vatican City stuff today hard as we had lost a day, well, kind of. We went to the Sistine Chapel, and there was a line, ...

The Vatican Marathon, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

The Vatican Marathon

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... back to accom and slept.     <Lang's Extended Version>   I had arranged the official Vatican and Sistine Chapel tour before leaving home by faxing a request directly to them before the trip started.. Apparently ...

Hangin' with the Pope, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Hangin' with the Pope

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Went to see the pope but he must have forgotten our appointment I'm still confused why the Vatican is considered its own country and gets a seat at the United Nations. Not sure where the seats are for leaders of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and other ...

Our Father!, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Our Father!

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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Yesterday, Lucy and I toured the Vatican visiting St. Peter's Cathedral and climbed 730 steps to the top of it.  The dome, designed by Michaelangelo was magnificent and after staring at it for half an hour, I still did not see all the detail.  I ...

Vatican City, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Vatican City

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... the dispute: A treaty recognizing the independence and sovereignty of the Holy See and creating the State of the Vatican City; A concordat defining the relations between the government and the church within Italy; and A financial convention providing ...

A Day of Churches, Roma, Italy travel blog

A Day of Churches

A travel blog entry by eurotrash

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... and had a heap of old cannons, military uniforms, weapons etc in a museum there. Next we were planning to get back to the Vatican to see the Mueso Vaticani, but because we spent too much time at the Castel, there was 50,000 tourists in line to get ...

Il Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Il Vaticano

A travel blog entry by johnnyg

Another day, another blog entry. Actually I'm writing this a day late cos I didn't hav time yesterday. The vatican city is awesome. I would have to say the most impressive place I've been so far... ever? We took the tram to the nearest stop an ...

Rome wasn't built in a day, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Rome wasn't built in a day

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... we want to try. If only we had just a little bit longer! But it would be a travesty to leave Rome without visiting the Vatican Museum. We thought: 'What better time to visit than the last Sunday of the month, when it’s free?’ Buh-bow. ...

Just cause its a different country, Vatican, Italy travel blog

Just cause its a different country

A travel blog entry by neason

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*see rome ...

Ci benedica Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Ci benedica Vatican

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... sneaky with so many guards all shouting "shush" and "no photos!" Queued again for St Peter's basilica before heading out of the Vatican city and back into Rome. Over the Tiber at the Ponte st Angelo, after snapping the castel and looking at the angel ...

Easter Sunday at the Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Easter Sunday at the Vatican

A travel blog entry by marymichael84

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... had brekkie/showered/got ready and out of the apartment at just after 8.00. The streets were deserted …very quiet walk to the Vatican. Started off very cool as well and I thought I may not be covered up enough…didn't even bring a scarf. Once ...

Blessings on You, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Blessings on You

A travel blog entry by laven

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... left colonnade they were busy restoring the statues of saints that ran from the basilica out to the state limit between Rome and the Vatican City: an example of what they looked like clean and why they needed to be cleaned was very apparent with the stark ...

Vatican City, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Vatican City

A travel blog entry by sihomara

... swiss guards, who, according to Vatican law, have to be good looking! If only every city had that law!  In Vatican City, decapitation is legal so don't mess with the pope! Vatican city is also the country with the lowest ...

St. Peter's Square, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

St. Peter's Square

A travel blog entry by tvmed

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Wow!  I love Vatican City!  It is the smallest country in the world (300 people and about a mile large).  The Pope is the absolute monarch there.  If he is in town on Sundays, he comes out to the square and gives a blessing at ...

I'm not Catholic, but...., Vatican City, Italy travel blog

I'm not Catholic, but....

A travel blog entry by pageckraker

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... is of Mary and Jesus when Mary gets a flash of foresight to Jesus’ death makes it a remarkable statue.  At the end of the day, Vatican City is something that I recommend going to see, especially if you are planning on taking a guided ...

The Vatican: St. Peter's Square and Basilica, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

The Vatican: St. Peter's Square and Basilica

A travel blog entry by siren65

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... Florence to Rome and left our backpacks locked at the Rome train station (Roma Termini). Then we hopped on the metro to Vatican City. It's weird because Vatican City is completely enveloped by the city of Rome. So there are shops and apartments ...

Vatican and Sistine chapel, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Vatican and Sistine chapel

A travel blog entry by jtran

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Saw Raphael and Michelangelo's masterpieces today at the Vatican museum and Sistine chapel. Spectacular to see them in ...

Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Vatican

A travel blog entry by dczuchry

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... even had Mummies and then I finally saw the Sistine Chapel. My photos are horrible because my flash doesn't work.  I left the Vatican Museum around 230 and went to line up to get into Saint    Peter's Basilica. The line was super ...

Christmas eve exhaustion, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Christmas eve exhaustion

A travel blog entry by rtcolling

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... which have the power under Vatican law to decapitate anyone they decide poses a thret to the Pope on the spot. Great... The Vatican is officially its own soverign state and thus is a seperate country, hence the new map pin. However you dont need your ...

Vatican city, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Vatican city

A travel blog entry by laura-jean

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Vatican City, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Vatican City

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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On July 9th we woke up at 9AM and arrived at the Vatican City by 10AM.  WE toured the massive museum and saw the spectacular Sistine Chapel. Touring the church was wonderful and seeing the Sistine Chapel feels so special ...

Vatican City, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Vatican City

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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On one of our days in Rome we went to the Vatican City. It is the single smallest country of the world, and they have their own passports and mail systems. It is pretty much the country of Christianity. When we went there the Pope was speaking. He was the ...

Visit of Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Visit of Vatican

A travel blog entry by pyres

St. Peter's Basilica sure is large. Goes for show how much money the Catolic Church stole, plundered, extorted and got in indulgency revenue... Woo, go biblical ...

Market & the Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Market & the Vatican

A travel blog entry by linarogers

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... into my throat but as the day continued my throat did feel better. After a simple lunch we set out and walked up to the Vatican. This only took 20 minutes from here – Trastevere does seem quite central to a number of areas in Rome. Going out at ...

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