As the world’s smallest nation with only 550 citizens and headed by the Pope, the Vatican City is one of the most incredible spectacles in the world. From the towering columns of St. Peter’s Square, the stunning intricately detailed St. Peter’s Basilica & Sistine Chapel, to the endless treasures held within the Vatican Museum, this city is literally breathtaking. You can easily spend the entire day exploring all of the beautiful treasures & sights on display, so don't miss these essential sights:
1. Vatican Museums - Occupying a 13th century palace in the Vatican City, experience masterpieces such as Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel & Caravaggio's Deposition.
2. St. Peter's Basilica - Michelangelo's carved masterpiece dating back to 1499.
3. St. Peter's Square - One of the most breathtaking places in Rome, an iconic gathering place of Romans to this day.