As the main patrons of the arts for centuries, the papal art collections are impressive and the Vatican Pinacoteca is no exception. Housing artwork by Raphael, Da Vinci, and Caravaggio, among others, art lovers won't want to miss it. To make things easier for you, here's our list of must-see art in the Vatican Pinacoteca. Pro Tip: Planning your visit to the Vatican? … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Paintings To See at the Vatican Pinacoteca
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St. Peter's Basilica is the most recognizable building inside tiny Vatican City and is worth visiting. The question is, what kind of tour should you take of St. Peter's Basilica and should you combine it with a Vatican Museums tour? Find out what we recommend as the best tours of St. Peter's Basilica so you can choose the right option for you. Pro Tip: Planning your … [Read more...] about The Best Tours of St. Peter’s Basilica and Why + Maps
So you've found out about Rome's best-kept secret, the Borghese Gallery, and now you're wondering if a tour is worth it? You're probably a polyglot history buff who knows everything so what is a guide going to teach you, right?!? This article is all about why the Borghese Gallery should absolutely be seen with a tour guide regardless of your background. Pro Tip: You're … [Read more...] about Is a Tour of the Borghese Gallery Worth it?
If you're heading to Rome, it's almost mandatory to stop at the Vatican and see the Sistine Chapel. But you'll need to plan way in advance and set aside at least a couple of hours, since you can't just see the Sistine Chapel on its own. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about how to visit the Sistine Chapel. Pro Tip: Planning your visit to the … [Read more...] about How To Visit the Sistine Chapel: Tickets, Hours, Tours, and More!
How can one see all that Rome has to offer? From Trevi Fountain and the National Rome Museum to the Pantheon and the Colosseum, Rome is an ever-giving city of magnificent works. Let's look at 19 of Rome’s most iconic art and architecture to make the most of your Rome trip! This article isn’t meant to replace a guided visit—quite the opposite! Reading up on an attraction … [Read more...] about The Most Iconic Art and Architecture You Must See in Rome