Rome - Vatican City, Borgo & Prati (Chapter)
The Vatican, the world’s smallest sovereign state, boasts some of Italy’s most revered artworks, many of which are housed in the vast Vatican Museums. The Prati district is full of excellent trattorias and restaurants, and nearby Borgo is a medieval district.
- gaze heavenwards at Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel – on the ceiling, his cinematic Old Testament frescoes; on the western wall, his terrifying vision of the Last Judgment
- be blown away by the super-sized opulence of St Peter’s Basilica
- try to line up the columns on St Peter’s Square – it is possible
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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