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Vatican - a state within a state
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The Vatican is an independent city-state, the center of Christianity and the heritage of world culture. This monarchy is located in the western part of Rome on the right bank of the Tiber River.
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sights
St. Peter's Square in Vatican
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St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) is the main and at the same time the only square of the miniature in terms of territory and the great significance of the state of the Vatican.
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Necropolises of the Vatican
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The foundations of an ancient basilica built in the era of Emperor Constantine are hidden under St. Peter's Cathedral. When in the first half of the 20th century there were
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Belvedere Palace in the Vatican
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The Belvedere Palace in the Vatican is part of the architectural complex of the Vatican Palaces, a monument of the High Renaissance. Attraction includes
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House of St. Martha in the Vatican
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The House of Saint Martha, located in the Italian state-enclave of the Vatican in the city of Rome, was built in 1996 during the reign of Pope John Paul II.
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Yard of the pine cone in the Vatican
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The Pine Cone Courtyard is a popular attraction in the Vatican with a special atmosphere. Apostolic and Belvedere palaces, located on a hill, connects
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Vatican Apostolic Palace
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In this article we will tell you about the Apostolic Palace, which can be seen in the Vatican and it is the residence of the Pope.
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Borgia Tower in Vatican
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At the time when Borgia became pope, medieval buildings were preserved in the Vatican, although in the 15th century, during the years of the pontificate of Nicholas V, new buildings appeared.
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Raphael Loggias in the Vatican
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Loggia of Raphael in the Vatican (Italian: Loggia di Raffaello) is an outstanding monument of Roman classicism of the High Renaissance
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Gregorian Egyptian Museum in Vatican
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The Gregorian Egyptian Museum (Italian: Museo Gregoriano Egizio) is one of the Vatican Museums. The museum was founded in 1839 by Pope Gregory 16, but the first
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Loggia of Cardinal Bibien in the Vatican
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The loggia of Cardinal Bibien, located on the third floor of the Papal Palace in the Vatican, is a small rectangular room overlooking the courtyard
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Tapestry Gallery (Arazzi) in the Vatican Museums
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The Tapestry Gallery (Galleria degli Arazzi) is one of the three famous great galleries of the Vatican along with the Map Gallery
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Gallery of Candelabra in Vatican Museums
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The Candelabra Gallery (Galleria delle Candelabri) is one of the three famous great galleries of the Vatican, along with the Map Gallery and the Tapestry Gallery.
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Gallery of geographic maps in the Vatican
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Gallery of geographical maps (Italian: Galleria delle Carte Geografiche) is one of the three main galleries of the Vatican Museums, an outstanding example of the symbiosis of art
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Raphael's stanza in the Vatican
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Stanzas of Raphael (Stanze di Raffaello) is part of the vast museum complex in the Vatican. This is the name of four relatively small museums located in the museum.
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Niccolina Chapel in the Vatican
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The secret Vatican hides in the very heart of the Apostolic Palace another attraction that is inaccessible to many visitors to the Museums - the Niccolina Chapel.
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Sistine Chapel in the Vatican
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The Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina) from the outside is an unremarkable church building of the 15th century on the territory of the modern Vatican.
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Borgia Apartments in Vatican
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The Borgia Apartments (Italian: Appartamento Borgia) are the apartments of Pope Alexander 6 (Rodrigo de Borgia), located one floor below Rafael Station.
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Ethnic Missionary Museum in the Vatican
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The Ethnological Missionary Museum (Museo missionario etnologico) is one of the Vatican museums, the first exposition of the museum was created in 1926 by order
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Vatican collection of modern religious art
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The Collection of Contemporary Religious Art (Italian: Collezione d'arte religiosa moderna) is a gallery of contemporary religious art opened in 1973.
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Vatican History Museum
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If you want to get acquainted with the history of the Vatican, then you should visit the Historical Museum, which was founded in 1973 by Pope Paul 6.
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Chiaramonti Museum of the Vatican
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The Chiaramonti Museum (Museo Chiaramonti), dedicated to ancient sculpture, was founded by Pope Pius 7 of the Chiaramonti family in 1805-1807 (led by Antonio
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Vatican Pinacoteca
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The Vatican Pinacothek is located in the Vatican Gardens. This is a relatively small, but very popular museum among tourists, which contains priceless works of art.
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Pio Cristiano Museum of the Vatican
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Museo Pio-Cristiano was opened in 1854 by order of Pope Pius 9 in the Lateran Palace, but in 1963, by the will of Pope John 23, it was moved to the Vatican
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Vatican Apostolic Library
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The library in the Vatican, founded in the 15th century by Pope Nicholas 5, has a rich collection of manuscripts from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
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Gregorian Etruscan Museum in Vatican
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The Etruscan Museum is ranked among the Gregorian museums, which belong to the sights of the tiny state of the Vatican. The institution occupies the palace
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Vatican Museums: history, description, photos, collections
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The Vatican Museums are a monument of world culture. What began as a small collection of sculptures has grown over time into the largest museum complex with
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The Sistine Chapel of Michelangelo in the Vatican
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The Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina) from the outside is an unremarkable church building of the 15th century on the territory of the modern Vatican.
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St. Peter's Basilica - Vatican Museum
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St. Peter's Basilica is the main church for over a billion Catholics. Just imagine, more than 1 people around the world believe this
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Vatican Museums
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Tickets to the Vatican Museums will allow you to see outstanding works of world fine art collected by the Roman Catholic Church over 5 centuries.
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