Museo Storico Artistico
Extending beneath St Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Grottoes contain the tombs and sarcophagi of numerous popes, as well as several huge...
Tomb of St Peter
Excavations beneath St Peter's Basilica have uncovered part of the original church and what archaeologists believe is the Tomb of St...
St Peter's Basilica
In this city of outstanding churches, none can hold a candle to St Peter's (Basilica di San Pietro), Italy’s largest, richest and most...
The Teatro Ghione is a big 500-seat theatre near St Peter’s that offers a varied program of classic and modern plays, concerts and...
Museo Storico Artistico information
Accessed from the left nave of St Peter's Basilica, the Museo Storico Artistico (Tesoro; Treasury) sparkles with sacred relics and priceless artefacts, including a tabernacle by Donatello and the 6th-century Crux Vaticana, a cross studded with jewels that was a gift of the emperor Justinian II.