The Vatican Grottoes contain the tombs of numerous popes, including John Paul II, whose simple sepulchre contrasts starkly with many of...
Museo Storico Artistico
Accessed from the left nave of the St.Peter's Basilica, the Museo Storico Artistico sparkles with sacred relics and priceless...
Tomb of St Peter
Excavations beneath the St.Peter's Basilica, which began in 1940, have uncovered part of the original church and what archaeologists...
Vatican Gardens information
Up to half the Vatican is covered by the perfectly manicured Vatican Gardens, which contain fortifications, grottoes, monuments and fountains dating from the 9th century to the present day. Visits are by two-hour guided tour only, for which you’ll need to book at least a week in advance.