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Masterpieces of the Vatican: The School of Athens

The School of Athens, by Raphael The “School of Athens” is a fresco painted by Raphael which we can admire today within the Apostolic Palace, in the Vatican Museums, in the “Stanza della Signatura” in the “Raphael Rooms”. It was painted between 1510 and 1511 as…
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Visit the Tomb of John Paul II

Pope John Paul II’s tomb John Paul II, Pope of the Church of Rome from October 16th 1978 ti his death in 2005, has been one of the most charismatic figures of the 20th century’s history, and his legacy remains alive in the heart of millions of Catholics. His…
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Swiss Guards, the Swiss soldiers in The Vatican

The Swiss Guard – History The Swiss Guard is the group in charge of the Vatican City’s State’s safety. It is the smallest professional army in the world with about 110 soldiers. Dressed with an unmistakable uniform, the Swiss Guard offer one of the most…
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Castel Sant'Angelo

Visiting Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome Castel Sant’Angelo is one of the greatest monuments of Rome and it is located very near the Vatican. It is a tour full of history that you cannot miss. Over the centuries it has been used for various purposes: defensive…
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Saint Peter's Square

Visiting Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican City The majestic St Peter’s Square is the immense space which embraces the faithful pilgrims and visitors to the centre of Christianity with its colonnade. It is not anywhere that you can see so many people from all…