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Tourist attractions in the Vatican City

Welcome to the smallest nation on the planet! I would say that it is the most special destination to explore. Despite being interestingly nestled in the Rome city, the Vatican City is ruled separately by the pope. This is where you will encounter the entanglement of the art and faith. The art lovers will admire a few leading collections of the planet; which include paintings, sculptures, architecture, and more. This has been possible as the former popes were the patrons of several renowned artists of the Renaissance period. So, you can expect to gaze at the works of Raphael and Michelangelo. The tourist attractions in the Vatican City are therefore a mix of art amidst religious unveils. Check them out! Continue reading “Tourist attractions in the Vatican City” »

The Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome

The Vatican City is the smallest independent state in Europe with a population of about 1,000 only. Places to see in the Vatican are Vatican gardens, Vatican museums, St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s Square. Though in Rome this state is separated from it by a walland is situated on the banks of the river Tevere. Continue reading “The Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome” »