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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Fast Track admission
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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Fast Track admission
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With more than five miles of corridors, this vast complex of museums chronicles the history and accomplishments of mankind over the last 2000 years, featuring classic masterpieces such as Rodin's "Thinker" and the Sistine Chapel.
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Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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We were visiting for art and history sake. Unfortunately the number of people in the Vatican museum, combined with the heat and humidity inside, made this a very uncomfortable experience. We were shoulder to shoulder most of the time in a slow moving sea of...More

Thank Kathryn0911_12
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So many people that you can only shuffle your feet to move forward. Your arms will touch the sweaty arms of strangers. Was dripping in sweat by the end because of the heat in the rooms. Can’t imagine the damage to the priceless artwork due...More

Thank Orlandoflo
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I came to see the Vatican and it’s museum. It was totally overcrowded. Allow me to quote the security in sixtine chappel. “No talking no pictures no yelling, move move” They were yelling. As I stood there glancing at the roof in fascination in my...More

Thank Alec A
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"And Lo; the Lord descended, as his Disciples watched in Awe. "Where we Droppin Boys?" "Tilted towers" They Replied, and Christ knew that Satan had touched their Souls and turned them to Sin."

Thank IAN H
Reviewed today

Another must visit place in Rome. Recommend a proper guided tour for the information & education. I had proper audio guided tour which is a must have really. It's tiring though & can be very warm with huge crowds inside. I see a lot of...More

Thank Huw J
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The Vatican is well worth a tour when in Rome. I went in early September and we had this incredible rainbow come out over St. Peter's Square, it was amazing. Incredible architecture. I am not particularly religious but I was in awe of the luxury...More

Thank DaniBanani_13
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Just got back from filming an episode of “The Walking Dead” in the Vatican Museum with the wife and kids. We paid €66.00 to shuffle with 15,000 other Zombies through the boiling hot corridors of the Vatican Museum, all headed to the Sistine Chapel. All...More

1  Thank 393robin
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Took the 64 euro, 2.5 tour of the Vatican with a company called Romearound. Very disappointed that they did not use Audio devices for this tour. Could hardly hear the tour guide. She was very knowledgeable but I gave up trying to hear what she...More

Thank CliveC278
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My wife bought 2 tickets online to skip the line to Vatican museum and Sistine Chapel with no tour guide for 43 euros. My personal experience to the Sistine Chapel was horrible, no air conditioning. The hallway were narrow and crowed, I felt castrophopic and...More

1  Thank brownguy3003
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Me and the husband visited the Vatican Museum on our trip to Rome. It’s a lovely museum full of things but I only actually wanted to see The Sistene Chapel and you can’t buy a separate ticket, you have to fork out the full €17....More

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11 September 2018|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps I felt the emotional significance that others around me felt, despite my own beliefs and that was profound. It truly does feel very special. Imagining who has walked in the exact same place, it’s hard to describe.
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10 September 2018|
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Response from Bob P | Reviewed this property |
We used Gladiator Tours (booked before we travelled) and started with the museum, passing through to the various museum pieces and displays before ending at the Sistine Chapel. The exhibits are magnificent and the guide... More
9 September 2018|
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Response from Pardo M | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, unless you have a private tour guide or are escorted by the pope himself, there is always a wait and a line up. Depending on the season and the date, the waiting time may vary. The museum is a cultural icon... More