Though the Vatican is amongst the most famous places in the world, especially for Catholics, many don’t know much about the city beyond the fact that it’s the home of the Pope. For instance, what language do people use in the Vatican?
Though the Vatican is among the more famous places in the world, many may still not know much about the basics beyond that it’s the place where the Pope dwells. As such, let’s cover the absolute basics. Is the Vatican a country or a city? Does it have a capital?
The Vatican City is mostly known for Saint Peter’s Basilica, though that’s not the only church present in the city-state. How many churches are there in the Vatican? Let’s find out! Here’s an overview of the existing churches in the Vatican. We’ll focus only on churches, though, of course, there are also smaller shrines and chapels scattered throughout the place.
A visit to the Vatican is not just a daytrip to another tourist destination – for a believer, it can be a genuinely important event in their life. Beyond just the visit itself, you can also immortalise that memory in a little souvenir that you can bring back with you. What can you buy in the Vatican? We’ll go over a couple things today.
Are you thinking of visiting Rome and the Vatican City but you don’t really know much about it yet? Wondering just how large the residence city of the Pope must be? Don’t fret, we’ll go over that today.
Given that the Vatican is its own state and can do whatever it wants, you may be wondering what time zone it uses. Do you have to reset your watches when entering the Vatican City? If you even still use watches? Let’s find out.
Though the Vatican is one of the most famous places in the whole world, not many people are all that knowledgeable about it. For instance, what currency would you take when going to the Vatican? Can you use euros in the Vatican even though it’s not in the European Union? Let’s find out.
Many tourists going to Rome have more in mind than just the Colosseum and Rome’s wonderful array of pastas. For both the believers and those of you simply interested in religious sites, Italy also hides an opportunity to see the Vatican, Saint Peter’s Basilica and perhaps even the Pope himself. Though, if you’re not well-versed in the basics yet, you may not even know where to look for him. Where is the Vatican City? Let’s get you up to speed.
Millions of pilgrims are drawn to the Vatican every year, wanting to see some of the most famous buildings of our culture and civilisation, to pray or to see the Pope. Many may wonder why the Vatican of all places is home to the Holy See. Was Jesus ever in the Vatican? If not, why is the Vatican the residence of the Holy See?
If you’re visiting the Vatican, or Rome in general, you likely have St Peter’s Basilica on your itinerary. As such, you may be worried that it could be a pricey endeavor, given its fame and importance. Is there a fee for entering St Peter’s Basilica? Do you have to buy tickets? Let’s go over that today.