natgeofound:  Three shafts of sunlight illuminate the basilica and its mosaic floor in the Vatican, December 1971.Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic

Three shafts of sunlight illuminate the Basilica of St Peter and its mosaic floor in the Vatican, December Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic

Basilica de San Pedro just before dawn en el Vaticano Roma

Peter's Basilica, Vatican City - by Michelangelo - church of Vatican - western Christianity building - famous, important church - religious purposes - still around

Cité de Vatican , Rome                                                     …

Popular tourist destinations In Rome. Ok so you want to visit one of the most breathtaking cities in the world, aka Rome, the question is, what tourist attractions can you see in Rome and what is their history

Vatican Museums (Italy). 'Rome boasts many artistic highlights, but few are as overpowering as Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. A kaleidoscopic barrage of colours and images, they come as the grand finale of the Vatican Museums, Rome’s largest and most popular art museum.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/rome/sights/museum/vatican-museums

Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy

St. Peter's Basilica - Vatican City © Copyright 2013 Francisco Aragão © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Use without permission is illegal.

Peter's Basilica - Vatican City, Rome, Italy - you need sometime to absorb the architecture and art placed in this beautiful historical landmark!

The Papal Guard, Vatican City More news about worldwide cities on Cityoki! http://www.cityoki.com/en/ Plus de news sur les grandes villes mondiales sur Cityoki : http://www.cityoki.com/fr/

The Papal Guard, Vatican,Italy NB the vatican military is made up of swiss guards since imported mercenaries known for their loyalty and courage.

Vatican City, Vatican, Italy.  Who wouldn't want to visit the city within the city?

HAVE BEEN: Vatican City, Vatican, Italy. Who wouldn't want to visit the city within the city?

Rome, Italie / St Peter's Basilica in the twilight, Rome, with light reflections on the Tiber River

The Tiber river flows through Rome. Rivers usually had their own patron gods because of how many rivers were associated with Rome.

A Local’s Guide To Vatican City

A Local’s Guide To Vatican City

Vatican City is in the heart of Rome and is the smallest country in the world. It is the headquarters of the Roma Catholic Church and the home to the Pope.

A trip to Rome is incomplete without planning a visit to the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. These 5 travel tips for visiting the Vatican Museums will help you get the most from your tour of this world heritage site. | Italy travel

Five Tips for Visiting the Vatican Museums in Rome, Italy

A trip to Rome is incomplete without planning a visit to the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. These 5 travel tips for visiting the Vatican Museums will help you get the most from your tour of this world heritage site.

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