Going to Rome, most tourists “want to visit the Vatican” and do not even realize how absurd this phrase sounds. The fact is that the Vatican is almost impossible to visit for tourist purposes, since it is a closed state. However, it is possible to visit some of its parts, each of which has its own visiting procedure. Let’s see what an ordinary tourist can see on the territory of the Vatican City.
St. Peter’s Square
Getting to the Vatican is the easiest way to start from St. Peter’s Square. Admission to it is free at any time and, of course, free. However, this square was conceived as a gate to the Vatican, therefore, according to Bernini’s plan, it resembles a keyhole. Believing Catholics from all over the world gather in this square to attend the papal service and receive his blessing. It is worth paying attention to the huge Continue reading