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Vatican City + Rome Day 4: Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica & St. Peter’s Square (Part 2)

My Europe travelogue so far…
London Day 1: Flying With MAS, Heathrow Connect & Piccadilly Circus
London Day 2: Covent Garden, British Museum, British Library & Phantom Of The Opera Musical
London + Rome Day 3: YHA Oxford Street, Gatwick Airport, easyJet & Tiring Rome
Rome Day 4: Six Beds, Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill (Part 1)

After our morning visit to Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill in Rome, our afternoon destination is the Vatican Museum in Vatican City which is about 10-15 mins walk from Ottaviano Metro. Fyi, Vatican City is a country state inside Rome. On the way to Vatican Museum, we stopped at one of the many Pizzeria Rustica joint (read my review) in Rome for a quick lunch. It was 1pm then.

We read that Thursday afternoon is the best time to visit Vatican Museum as it has the least queuing and crowd. Well, that’s only half true. The queue for the tickets were short but the crowd in the museum is immense! We bought our Vatican Museum ticket online so that we don’t have to queue when we get there. We just need to exchange our printed ticket to the official Vatican Museum ticket.


Vatican Museum ticket @ €19.00 per person – €15.00 (ticket price) + €4.00 (pre-sale fee). Not cheap.

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