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Vatican City is the spiritual heart of the Catholic Church, home to St. Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums, offering a unique blend of art, architecture and religion, surrounded by the peaceful Vatican Gardens, a must see destination for art, architecture and religious enthusiasts.

Vatican City is a tiny, independent city-state located within the city of Rome, Italy. It is the spiritual center of the Roman Catholic Church and the residence of the Pope. 

The Vatican is home to many historical and religious sites, including St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums. The Basilica is one of the most important Catholic churches in the world and is home to many important works of art and historical artifacts. The Sistine Chapel is famous for its ceiling painted by Michelangelo, which depicts scenes from the Book of Genesis. The Vatican Museums are home to an extensive collection of art and artifacts, including ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman sculptures, Renaissance masterpieces, and many other works of art.

The Vatican is also home to the Vatican Gardens, a beautiful park that covers more than 50 acres. The gardens are a peaceful oasis in the middle of the city and are home to many different species of plants, flowers, and trees. Visitors can take a guided tour of the gardens and learn about the history and significance of the different plants and trees.

Vatican City is a small but incredibly rich place, both in terms of culture and history. It is a must-see destination for travelers interested in art, architecture, and religion. A visit to the Vatican is a unique and unforgettable experience that combines the beauty of art and nature with the spiritual significance of one of the most important religious sites in the world.

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Current COVID restrictions ๐Ÿ˜ท for Vatican City.
  • โš ๏ธ Vatican City has reopened its doors to tourists following the easing of Italy's travel restrictions.
  • โš ๏ธ FFP2 masks (similar to N95 masks) are required inside the Vatican Museums and gardens. Non-FFP2 masks are allowed while outside outside in accord with health regulations in most parts of Italy.
  • โš ๏ธ Proof of vaccinations and booster shots mandatory for visitors wishing to enter the Vatican Museums and gardens.
  • โš ๏ธ Social distancing both inside and outside is mandatory.
  • โš ๏ธ Vaccinated people who have come in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 will have to self-isolate for five days and take a rapid test unless they can show proof they received the second dose of vaccine or booster shot within 120 days.
  • โš ๏ธ Visitors coming to see the Vatican Museums or gardens as well as the pontifical villas and the summer residence of the popes at Castel Gandolfo must also provide proof of vaccinations or recovery from COVID-19.
  • โš ๏ธ Conferences and events will be limited to 35% capacity and all individuals wishing to access the events or the mess hall must present a 'green pass'.
  • โš ๏ธ As of Jan 31: Visitors to the Vatican Museums and gardens, will also be required to get a booster shot after 120 days of receiving the second dose of the vaccine.

Last updated Feb 20, 2022

COVID status and restrictions change frequently. Please be sure to research COVID restrictions for Vatican City on official channels to ensure you have accurate travel information before you plan your trip.

๐Ÿ’ต Currency

Euro

๐Ÿ—ฃ Primary Language

Italian

๐Ÿ”Œ Power

230V, type F & L plugs (2 or 3 round pins)

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population

825

๐Ÿ—บ Land Area

.18 mi.

๐Ÿ“ Region

Western Europe, Italy

๐Ÿ“† Average Stay

3 Hours

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tipping

No

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ“ธ Tourists per Year

5,000,000

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ Gender Ratio

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป 95% ๐Ÿ’ƒ 5%

๐Ÿ‘ถ Median Age

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2,393 / sq. mi.

๐Ÿป Legal Drinking Age

18

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๐Ÿšซ 0

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10 in.

๐Ÿ“ก Internet Speed (average)

7 Mbps

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Mytaxi

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๐Ÿ’ธ VAT Tax

22%

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๐Ÿ‘Ž No

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๐Ÿ‘Ž No

โญ๏ธ Capital City

Vatican City

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Speaks English

34%

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