Vatican


Chiaramonti Museum and New Wing inside Vatican Museum

Touring the Vatican Museums

It may be the tiniest state in the world, but Vatican City has one of the largest and most spectacular museums you will ever see. Spread on over 43.000 m² and exhibiting more than 20.000 pieces of art collected by the Popes throughout the centuries, Vatican Museums – together with St. Peter’s Basilica – are a must-see during your time in Rome. After Louvre, the Vatican Museums are the most visited museums in the world, so if you do not want to spend hours in the line outside the museums, I strongly recommend you purchase tickets online. The general admission ticket […]


Inside St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican

A Photo Journey through St. Peter’s Basilica

When it comes to magnificent churches, no other city in the world can compete with Rome. The Eternal City is filled with more than 900 churches and chapels and among these is the largest and most spectacular of all churches, St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican. Built on what is believed to be the tomb of St. Peter, the Basilica is one of the holiest Catholic shrines and is visited by more than 5 million pilgrims and tourists every year. Short History St. Peter, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus, whom He ordained “the rock on which I will build […]


St. Peter's square seen from the top of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican city, Rome, Italy

A Visit to the Holy City of Vatican – a Dream Come True

We were crossing one of the city’s numerous bridges, when Bogdan told me not to turn and look around until we reach THE viewing spot. We continued walking until we almost got to the other end of the bridge and then I turned around with my eyes closed. I knew that when I will open them, the view will either meet my expectations or it will disappoint me, as sometimes happens when you desire something for years and set your expectations very high. But when I opened my eyes I realized it wasn’t the case. The view in front of […]