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The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit : ceremonila halls, chapels, cloister, the Pope's provate apartments with their priceless frescos, as well as a scenographic...more
A very cleverly done tour and a great insight into how it used to be using the iPad & the portals in each room. We found it very interesting & informative. One of the best self guided tours & a must do. Very hot inside...More
This palace of the Popes is great for anyone who is interested in history and especially for the Catholics. Simply get an audio guide and walk around the premises freely. There's also a VR tour which you can use,making the tour more interactive and for...More
Once we had got used to the technology of the tablet it was very informative and interesting. However the technology distracted from some of the exhibits. Must bring six-year-old grandson to explain how it all works.
Outstanding dive into the monument and its meaning substantiated with the help of the superb HistoPad, which makes augmented reality accessible to everyone. Visitors are guided through space and time with abundant information and an insight into the atmosphere, the ways and the motivations of...More
If you enjoy historical visits, this is a nice site. They managed to give the old buildings’ visit a modern twist. Visitors receive a tablet that is filled with extra information and enhanced your visit virtually.
Plan at least 2 hours for the complete visit....More
The Palais is impressive in it's own right - a wealth of history, vast architecture and just downright interesting. I was though, especially impressed by the guide that was free - it was an iPad, with headphones. The commentary kicked in automatically as you walked...More
We had a day to spend in this beautiful city and decided to visit the Pope's Palace. Open between 9am-7pm, (last admission 6.30pm), we arrived around midday and it wasn't too busy (lunchtime for most!) so no queue on entry. I recommend buying the combined...More