The Vatican is among the most important historical sites in the world. The seat of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, The ... More
The Vatican is among the most important historical sites in the world. The seat of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, The Vatican is also the home of the Pope. As the smallest state in the world, the Vatican has figured in key events throughout history. Occupying approximately half a kilometer of Rome, the Vatican is significant because of its fabulous architecture, religious, and artistic treasures. It was Pope Julius II who commissioned Michelangelo to paint the history of creation on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel during the 16th century. Among countless other notable events in the history of this important city is the convening of the College of Cardinals, at the death of a reigning Pontiff, for the purposes of electing a new Pope.
During the Christmas season, Piazza Navona is packed with stalls selling toys, sweets and decorations for the nativity scene or
Christmas tree, making it a favorite spot for children. Its unusual shape recalls the time of Domitian, who built ...
The Passetto, also known as the Borgo Corridor, is a long and winding passage that connects the Vatican to Castel
Sant'Angelo . It was conceived by Pope Boniface IX and restored by John XXIII who understood the importance of ...
Vatican House is situated close to the Vatican City and is a 5 minute walk from the shopping area Ottaviano.
This excellent location makes our property an ideal base to discover Rome.We are well connected to any part of ...
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