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Vatican City and St. Peter's Basilica

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Introduction:
This route will allow you to discover the St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Grottoes.


Getting around:
Instructs walk from a place of interest to the other because all are in the Vatican City.


Time needed:
For this route you need about 8 hours, depending on how long you spend in each place.


Route:
The route begins with the metropolitan dela stop "Ottaviano" (Line A). From the metropolitan Parada go down Via Ottaviano, exceed the cross with Via Stefano Porcari (Piazza Risorgimento) and continue straight on Via di Porta Angelica. Walk a few meters until arriving at San Pedro square, highlight an example of Baroque architecture in Rome. the square is oval in shape and in the middle is the Vatican obelisk. After Laplaza you and advise you visit the Basilica of St. Peter characterized by a mosaics and great works of artefamosas among which are the Baldacchino by Bernini and the statue of the Pieta by Michelangelo. the religious route of Rome continues with a visit to the Vatican Grottoes under the Basilica of St. Peter. Las Grutas stay capillasdedicadas to the saints, the tombs of kings, queens and papasentre which the tomb of Pope John Paul II. to conclude your route teaconsejamos visit the Vatican Museums, divided into different rooms for displays: MuseoGregoriano Egyptian Gallery of Maps, Hall of the Candelabra, deRafael room and the wonderful Sistine Chapel, one of the best works of art.

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