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Once in a life time oppurtunity

Advantages: Surreal, limited crowd
Disadvantages: Getting there

My brother in law is Italian & his name is Giuseppe, for the past ten years he has worked & lived in England but previous to that he lived & worked in Rome, Italy. This meant that we often travelled to Italy for family holidays & Giuseppe would take the ...

ScottishWestie 08.08.2008 · Read full review
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Vatican, Rome - just go there!

Advantages: Historically unique, stunning artwork, cool Popemobiles!
Disadvantages: Queues in high season

Where to start with the Vatican? Firstly, it is a must-see in Rome. You simply can’t go to Rome and not say you’ve been to the Vatican. We bought our tickets online as we had been advised to do so. The cost was €15 each plus a ‘reservation fee’ of €4 per ...

Julie_Reilly 22.09.2011 · Read full review
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The Vatican

Advantages: Must-go for catholics
Disadvantages: No

As a Catholic, going to Vatican is like going to Mecca for Muslims or the Ganges for the Hindus. It's been my dream since my baptism. The Vatican's 44 hectares of land make it the smallest state in the world but the biggest tourist attraction. It is an i ...

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Sistine Chapel

Advantages: Gorgeous
Disadvantages: Can't spend long enough in there

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most amazing places I have ever been to. It is said that Michelangelo spent several years lying on his back painting the frescoes which cover the ceiling and I can well believe it. It is a real shame that we cannot get c ...

penguin_too 04.08.2000 · Read full review
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Lovely but tiring!

Advantages: Gorgeous artwork
Disadvantages: Enormous!

Did you know that the Vatican City is actually a country in it's own right!? This is one of the interesting facts that you will discover when visiting the Vatican and wishing to mail your postcards home. The home of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican is ...

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