Vatican City

SUMMARY

The smallest country in the world is home to some of the most beautiful sights, including St. Peter's Basilica, Michelangelo's Pieta, and the Sistine Chapel. Take some time to just sit in Saint Peter's Square and marvel at the Basilica. It is truly amazing.

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Country #35 - Vatican City

MUST SEE

St. Peter's Basilica - one of the most impressive churches in the world; make sure you see Michelangelo's Pieta while you're there

Sistine Chapel - it's pretty incredible to just sit and marvel at

Vatican Museums - they can be really crowded but it is amazing how much art the Catholic Church has in the Vatican

CURRENCY

The official currency is the Euro.

local TRANSPORTATION

Walking is your only option in the smallest country in the world.

International Transportation

FOOD

There are plenty of restaurants right outside of Vatican City but inside your only option is in the Museum.

PLUGS / ADAPTERS

 San Marino uses European plug types F and L.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

None for U.S. citizens. 

I walked from Rome, Italy in to and out of Vatican City. 

HOTEL

I did not have a sponsored hotel in Vatican City as there are no hotels.

SAFETY

I felt safe throughout my entire time in Vatican City.

SHOULD YOU VISIT?

Yes! Conveniently located in the heart of Rome, Italy, Vatican City is a must see. St. Peter's Basilica is one of the most spectacular churches in the world and the Sistine Chapel is infamous for a reason. Just walking around St. Peter's Square is enjoyable as well, and entry / exit into Vatican City is open so it is perhaps the easiest country to visit in the world. Definitely a must see and less than a day trip!

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