Discover the Vatican City
Discover The Vatican City, is an independent sovereign state since the year 1929 (the pact of the Lateran), Vatican City is situated where the square of St. Peter lies and where St Peter was martyred and buried.
The very First Christians where concentrated during the reign of the Emperor Constantine, who built the a basilica on the grounds in the 4th century AC which later on was destroyed and rebuilt which took over 120 years to re built (1506-1614).
The Vatican has some of the greatest works from the best architects of the period, which include Bramante, Michelangelo and Maderno, they all collaborated in the project of the new church, the largest in the world 22,000 square meters.
The Basilica of St. Peter’s is one of the most impressive architectural site contracted. The structure must be visited because Photographs do not do justice you have to actually go on site seeing with one's eyes the talent of the great artists and sculptures and Architects' building this Great structure, the many splendor behind the building of the City of the Vatican ( the Hand of God ).
The outside of the Vatican Created By Bernini , the square of St Peters can contain up to 300 thousand people ,and is an independent state from Italy and entering into the City of the Vatican you can Embrace the Colonnade designed By Bernini The square is where the Pope meets his people and celebrates and blesses the many religious events.
In addition, we have the Vatican Museums with centuries of Paper work and one of the most prestigious collection of Art. Vatican owns the largest Roman art in the world; you will also find in the Museum the collection of Egyptian and Etruscan art and, of course, the greatest masterpieces of the Renaissance period the frescoes the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel.
This great opportunity is coming to Rome to enjoy the culture and history of the Christian Faith but the great works that you will find in the Vatican and one cannot, not visit the Last Judgment by Michelangelo, with its almost 400 figures captured in the most dramatic moment in the history of humanity.
The true emotional and hard work that Michelangelo went through to capture the story of humanity seen through his eyes. Also in the Sistine Chapel, you will find the famous 15th century frescoes by Botticelli, Perugino and Ghirlandaio, among others.
Castel Sant'Angelo This is the fortress of the popes built during the middle Ages above the remains of the tomb of the Emperor Hadrian (2nd century AD). It tells the story of past and Present Don’t miss the Bridge of the Angels, with the statues by the Bernini school that in the past announced to pilgrims on their way to visit the tomb of St. Peter, which the goal of their journey was near.