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Vatican Destination Guide

Explore Vatican in Vatican! Vatican in the region of Vatican (general) with it's 829 habitants is a place in Vatican close to Vatican City, the country's capital city.

Considering your budget, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Trieste, Tor di Quinto, Teramo, Sant'Onofrio, San Paolo or Vatican. When in this area, you might want to check out Trastevere, Campo Marzio, Borgo, Prati, Ponte and Trionfale as well. Map of the area of Vatican in Vatican

Local Time

Local time in Vatican is now 03:19 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Vatican" with an UTC offset of 2 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 20°C / 68 °F
Evening 18°C / 65 °F
Night 8°C / 46 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1004.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
30°C / 87 °F Sky is clear

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 9°C (49 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)

Video Collection

Vatican City - St Peter's Basilica - HD

MORE VIDEOS HERE: http://www.shackred.com Vatican City or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vaticano is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists

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Vatican City Part 1

Vatican City a walled enclave within the city of Rome, with an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 842, is the smallest internationally recognized independent

20:34 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: September 14, 2014 by Nurettin Yilmaz


The Cupola of St Peter's Basilica Vatic...

Going in circles ! Weird sequence May be incorporated into a new psychedelic video

57:45 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: September 19, 2014 by Renard frak

F&A - Gopro Pelo Mundo (Cidade do Vatica...

New Serie by Freddy & Andressa: Gopro Pelo Mundo. This was at Vatican City - Rome More coming soon! Nova Serie de Freddy & Andressa: Gopro Pelo Mundo. Isso foi na Cidade do Vaticano - Roma

12:26 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 19, 2014 by Freddy Andressa


The Cupola of St Peter's Basilica Vatic...

Going in circles ! Weird sequence May be incorporated into a new psychedelic video

57:46 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: September 19, 2014 by Renard frak

St Peter's Basilica | Traveling Italy: ...

We encounter lines worse than in Disney trying to get into St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican city Leo N Aida traveling Europe while studying in Georgia Tech Lorraine in Metz, France. Europe

47:10 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: March 17, 2014 by LeonAida


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Vatican during the next days, weeks and months.

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Great Opera: Piazza Navona In Rome

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
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Great Opera: Piazza Navona In Rome

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
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Great Opera: Piazza Navona In Rome With Dinner

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
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The Three Tenors: Opera Arias, Naples & Songs With Dinner

Starts: 08:30 pm (20:30)
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OPEN AIR OPERA CONCERT: BEST ARIAS AND LOVE DUETS

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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Tosca Opera Recital: The Great Beauty Experience

Starts: 09:15 pm (21:15)
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The Three Tenors: Opera Arias, Naples & Songs

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
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Accademia D'Opera Italiana: La Traviata

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
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Lo Ska Inglese Dei Selecter In Concerto A Villa Mercede

Starts: 11:00 pm (23:00)
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Art Cafè Roma Ogni Venerdì E Sabato - Events4me

Starts: 11:30 pm (23:30)
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Interesting facts about this location

Chair of Saint Peter

The Chair of Saint Peter is a relic conserved in St. Peter's Basilica, enclosed in a sculpted gilt bronze casing that was designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and executed between 1647–53. The name derives from the Latin cathedra meaning chair or throne, which is used to denote the chair or seat of a bishop. The cathedra in St. Peter's Basilica was once used by the popes. Inside the Chair is a wooden throne, which, according to tradition, was used by Saint Peter.

Tags: St. Peter's Basilica, Religious furniture, Christian relics, 1653 works
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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Circus of Nero

Not to be confused with the older and larger Circus Maximus. The Circus of Nero or Circus of Caligula was a circus in ancient Rome.

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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Domus Sanctae Marthae

The Domus Sanctæ Marthæ (Latin for Saint Martha's House) is a building completed in 1996 adjacent to Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City built during the reign of Pope John Paul II. It functions as a guest house for those having business with the Holy See, but it is best known as the hotel residence of the College of Cardinals taking part in the papal conclaves to elect new Popes and as the current home of Pope Francis.

Tags: Palaces in Vatican City, College of Cardinals, Buildings and structures completed in 1996
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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Geography of Vatican City

The geography of Vatican City is unique due to the country's position as an urban, landlocked enclave of Rome, Italy. With an area of 0.17 sq mi, it is the world's smallest independent state. Outside the Vatican City, thirteen buildings in Rome and Castel Gandolfo (the pope's summer residence) enjoy extraterritorial rights. (One building, the Paul VI Audience Hall, straddles the border, but its Italian portion has extraterritorial rights.

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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Pietà (Michelangelo)

This article is about the earliest and best-known Pietà by Michelangelo. For three related sculptures see the Florentine Pietà or The Deposition (Michelangelo), the Rondanini Pietà, and the Palestrina Pietà. Pietà 300px Artist Michelangelo Year 1498–1499 Type Marble Dimensions 174 cm × 195 cm (68.5 in × 76.8 in) Location St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City The Pietà (1498–1499) is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.

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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Pontifical academy

A pontifical academy is an academic honorary society established by or under the direction of the Holy See. Some were in existence well before they were accepted as "Pontifical.

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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Saint Peter's tomb

Saint Peter's tomb is a site under St. Peter's Basilica that includes several graves and a structure said by Vatican authorities to have been built to memorialize the location of St. Peter's grave. St. Peter's tomb is near the west end of a complex of mausoleums that date between about AD 130 and AD 300. The complex was partially torn down and filled with earth to provide a foundation for the building of the first St. Peter's Basilica during the reign of Constantine I in about AD 330.

Tags: Via Francigena, St. Peter's Basilica, Peter the Apostle, Papal tombs, Christian sites of the Roman Empire, Burials at St. Peter's Basilica, 1st-century Christianity
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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration that was frescoed throughout by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo, Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Pinturicchio and others. Under the patronage of Pope Julius II, Michelangelo painted 1,100 m of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512.

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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

St. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), officially known in Italian as Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano or Basilica Papale di San Pietro is a Late Renaissance church located within Vatican City. Designed principally by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter's is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and remains one of the largest churches in the world.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Vatican City, Via Francigena, Terminating vistas, St. Peter's Basilica, Roman Catholic churches in Rome, Roman Baroque, Renaissance architecture in Rome, Religious buildings completed in 1626, Recipients of the Golden Rose, Patriarchal basilicas, Domes, Coronation church buildings, Churches in Vatican City
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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Vatican City

Vatican City Listen/ˈvætɨkən ˈsɪti/, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vaticano, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares, and a population of just over 800. This makes Vatican City the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population.

Tags: World Heritage Sites in Vatican City, Vatican City, Theocracies, States and territories established in 1929, Roman Catholic Church in Europe, Monarchies of Europe, Landlocked countries, Italian-speaking countries, Holy cities, Holy See, Geography of Rome, Current monarchies, Countries that are enclaves of Italy, Countries in Europe, City-states, Cities surrounded by other cities, Christianity in Europe, Catholic pilgrimage sites, Capitals in Europe
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Coordinates: 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.